News in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • New walk-through COVID-19 testing centre opens in Keynsham

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    A new walk-through COVID-19 testing centre has opened in Keynsham. People with COVID-19 symptoms can now book appointments at 1st Keynsham Scouts HQ in Ashton Way. The new site is situated so it is easily accessible for people without a …

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  • Primary school fire being treated as arson

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    The fire at Pucklechurch Primary School on Saturday afternoon is being treated as arson. Money has been pouring in to a crowdfunding appeal set up by the PTA to help replace essential lost equipment and so far over £7,000 had …

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  • Fire rips through primary school

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    After a fire broke out at Pucklechurch Primary School on Saturday afternoon, money has been pouring in to a crowdfunding appeal set up by the PTA to help replace essential equipment lost in the blaze. Already more than 150 people …

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  • Speed tables and 30mph limit planned for Siston Lane

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      Residents have been campaigning for years for a reduced speed limit and traffic calming measures on narrow and winding Siston Lane. Now South Gloucestershire Council is planning to reduce the speed limit from 40mph to 30mph from near Overscourt …

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  • Appeal to find hit-and-run driver 

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    Police investigating a collision in Speedwell in which the driver of the car failed to stop after a collision with a cyclist have released shocking CCTV of the incident. The collision happened at around 8.15pm on Wednesday 25th November on …

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  • Concessionary bus passes available at all times for vaccination centre travel

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    To help people travel to and from COVID-19 vaccination centres, time restrictions on the use of concessionary bus passes have been relaxed by the West of England Combined Authority (WECA). North Somerset Council has also relaxed time restrictions, which means …

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  • Pharmacies in Longwell Green & Kingswood join vaccine delivery programme

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    COVID-19 vaccination clinics led by pharmacies in Longwell Green and Kingswood go live today. Ellacombe Pharmacy is delivering vaccinations from Longwell Green Community Centre, Shellards Road. Billings is also running a clinic at its pharmacy in Kings Chase. Bedminster Pharmacy …

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  • CCTV images released following burglary in Downend

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    Police have today released CCTV images of three men who officers would like to speak to in connection with a burglary in Downend. It took place overnight on Saturday 9th January/Sunday 10th January at a home in Chestnut Road. Unknown …

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  • Police officer commended for response to armed incident in Staple Hill

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    A police officer who was confronted in Staple Hill by an armed man wielding several knives has been given a Chief Constable’s commendation. PC Chris Wright was among the first officers on the scene at the Pleasant House block of …

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  • Two more arrests following South West Regional Organised Crime Unit swoop in Oldland Common

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    A total of four people have now been arrested on suspicion of supplying class A drugs after last Tuesday’s swoop on a house in Oldland Common by officers from the South West Regional Organised Crime Unit. At the same time …

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