News Types in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Cancellations to GWR services today due to safety checks on long distance trains

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    GWR say that a number of Class 800 series Hitachi trains from several train companies have been taken out of service this morning for checks as a precautionary measure. As a result they have had to cancel a significant number …

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  • Teenager arrested after man is found with stab wound in Staple Hill

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    Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a man was found injured in Staple Hill last night. They were called at approximately 10.10pm to the High Street. Officers and paramedics found a man in his 20s who had …

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  • Avon Valley Railway features in new Lily James drama

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    Avon Valley Railway at Bitton will be featuring in the BBCs newest drama The Pursuit of Love which airs this Sunday evening. It’s based on the 1945 novel by Nancy Mitford, with Lily James and Emily Beecham starring in the …

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  • Thieves steal specialist parts worth thousands from heritage railway

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    Thieves broke into Avon Valley Railway at Bitton on Wednesday night and stole many thousands of pounds worth of specialist parts. “Although a lot of our assets are protected with SmartWater forensic tagging, unfortunately these items weren’t included,” the railway …

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  • Witness appeal after pedestrians are hurt in Hanham

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    Police are asking witnesses and drivers with dash cam footage to get in touch after a collision left two pedestrians with injuries in Hanham. At about 7.20pm on Monday 26th April police received a call that a black vehicle was …

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  • Appeal for witnesses after assaults in Brislington and St Annes

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    Police are appealing for witnesses to a disturbance in the St Anne’s and Brislington areas of Bristol last Sunday afternoon (2nd May). Police were called to a report of a man committing assaults on members of the public and also …

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  • Investigations into major fire at old Grange School in Warmley

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    Firefighters have been tackling a blaze at the derelict Grange School in Warmley this morning. The large fire at the campus at Tower Road North was reported at around 12.30am. Digitech School and Warmley Park School are also on the …

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  • Police seize knives and other weapons in Mangotsfield and arrest four teenagers

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    Neighbourhood police teams are carrying out targeted patrols after officers seized knives and other weapons in Mangotsfield on Wednesday. Police were called to St James Place at about 4.20pm by witnesses reporting seeing three teenage boys armed with a large …

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  • CCTV issued after man is seriously assaulted in Stockwood

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    Police have issued a CCTV clip showing a man they want to identify following an assault in Stockwood which left a 64-year-old man with serious injuries. The incident happened in Whittock Road at about 8.20pm on Tuesday 20th April. The …

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  • Roadworks upheaval looming for pedestrians, drivers and cyclists in Keynsham town centre

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    The impact of enhancement works that begin in Keynsham town centre next month are becoming clearer with the publication of a traffic order this week revealing that not only will vehicles be banned from the High Street but the pavement …

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