News in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Trees felled to make way for proposed £5.9m ‘throughabout’

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    The trees on the Woodstock roundabout of the A4174 ring road at Warmley have been felled in preparation for work due to start on a proposed new £5.9m junction later this year. South Gloucestershire Council held a public consultation last …

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  • Flooding and fallen trees as Storm Dennis hits

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    Roads and fields are under water and trees have been brought down in gale force winds. Two people suffered minor injuries last night when Storm Dennis uprooted a huge tree which crashed down on to homes at Grange Court in Hanham, pictured …

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  • Police appeal for witnesses after indecent exposure incidents in Keynsham

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    Police are appealing for witnesses following a number of indecent exposure incidents in Keynsham. A man has been seen acting indecently while sat in a vehicle parked in different locations close to the train station. PC Steve Carey said: “We’ve …

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  • 3,500 customers hit by dairy delivery firm’s staff shortage

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    A recruitment crisis at Milk & More’s Keynsham depot has led to it suspending doorstep deliveries to 3,500 customers. The firm has apologised to those affected and says it is doing all it can to fill the vacancies at the …

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  • Fears for another historic Kingswood pub

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    Pub campaigners are urging local people to set in and help save a Kingswood inn which they fear is at risk of being lost. Until fairly recently The Old Flowerpot Inn on Kingswood High Street, which was popular with local …

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  • Police release CCTV images in appeal over purse and wallet thefts

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    Police investigating a number of thefts would like to speak to the woman in these images. Police have five reported incidents involving victims in Bristol city centre, Brislington, Patchway and Weston-super-Mare, with one on the X39 bus between Saltford and …

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  • Hanham and Downend branches of Lloyds to close

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    Lloyds has announced it is to close its banks in Hanham and Downend. It is part of Lloyds Banking Group’s latest round of closures affecting a total of 56 branches. The closure of the branch in Hanham High Street on …

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  • Police seek duo over ‘nasty’ theft in Staple Hill

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    Police are investigating the theft of a woman’s purse at a supermarket car park in Staple Hill and want to speak to two men in connection with the incident. A shopper in her 60s felt she was being watched when …

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  • Appeal after boys are robbed of their pushbikes in Page Park

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    Police are asking for help after three pushbikes were stolen from children in Page Park, Staple Hill. It happened at about 5.15pm last Thursday (23rd January). A group of boys aged between 11 and 13 were cycling in the park …

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  • Man arrested in Hanham and stolen property worth £200k seized

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    Police say they are working hard to establish the rightful owners of suspected stolen bicycles and other goods worth a total estimated value of around £200,000 after a raid in Hanham last night. Officers attended an address in The Glen …

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