News Types in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Listed Keynsham pub allowed to keep outside bar for one year

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    A Keynsham pub’s plea to keep the outside bar which was installed without planning permission has been successful. Bath & North East Somerset Council has approved the retrospective planning application at The Old Bank in High Street which is Grade …

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  • Avon and Somerset Police stress their commitment to tackling violence against women and girls

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    The Deputy Chief Constable of Avon and Somerset Police Nikki Watson says she is “dismayed and outraged” at the damage caused to the public’s trust in police officers following the murder of Sarah Everard. DCC Watson has issued a statement …

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  • Crackdown on street drinking and anti-social behaviour in Staple Hill is hailed a success

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    The three-month crackdown on street drinking and anti-social behaviour in Staple Hill is being hailed as successful. The Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) was introduced on Friday and Saturday nights in June after the easing of lockdown restrictions saw licensed …

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  • Campaign for a minor injury unit at Cossham Hospital

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    In response to readers’ requests, The Week In has this week set up a petition giving people the chance to add their support to a renewed bid to get the promised minor injury unit at Cossham Hospital. Campaigners fought an …

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  • Cyclists raise £3,000 for Warmley Wheelers

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    A group of people with disabilities and their families have raised £3,000 and cycled hundreds of miles to raise money for Warmley Wheelers, a cycling scheme that gives people with health conditions and supported needs the chance to ride a …

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  • Collision between car and e-scooter in Fishponds

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    Police are looking for witnesses and dash-cam footage following a collision between a car and an e-scooter in Fishponds last night. It happened on Forest Road at around 9.50pm and involved a black Audi Q2 and a privately owned scooter. …

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  • CCTV appeal after counterfeit bank notes are reported in Keynsham

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    Enquiries are taking place following reports of counterfeit bank notes being used in Keynsham. Two pubs reported incidents on the afternoon of Friday 24th September where customers paid for a round of drinks using a counterfeit £20 note. Police officers …

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  • Witness appeal after suspected hate crime in St George Park

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    Police are appealing for witnesses after a suspected hate crime at a park in St George Park yesterday afternoon. They received a call at approximately 4.55pm from a member of the public who reported an altercation between a number of …

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  • Life sentence for Warmley man who murdered his baby son

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    A judge has today given a man who murdered his 39-day-old son a life sentence with a minimum term of 15 years in prison. James Dean Clark, 31, of Warmley, was convicted of murdering Sean Clark following a trial held …

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  • Metro Mayor joins event calling on the National Trust to end trail hunting on its land

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    The West of England Metro Mayor Dan Norris has joined campaigners from the League Against Cruel Sports at Dyrham Park to call on the National Trust to stop allowing trail hunting on its land. Volunteers and staff from the animal …

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