News in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • CCTV released of burglars searching Emersons Green home as resident slept

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        Police have today released CCTV footage of three men burgling a house in Emersons Green as the resident slept upstairs. The recording shows two men search the living room of a property on Guest Avenue, Emersons Green, as …

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  • Proposed library cuts an ‘assault on the community’

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     Around 50 Save Hanham Library campaigners held a protest tonight – see library cuts video. As part of the consultation into cuts to the South Gloucestershire libraries’ budget, people could find out more at a drop-in session at Hanham Library …

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  • Man needs 50 stitches after wounding in Soundwell

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    Police are appealing for information after an incident outside a salon in Soundwell left a man with serious facial injuries. At about 4pm on Saturday two men were involved in what police say was an altercation outside Jay Jay Salon on …

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  • Team of 500 prepare line between Bristol and Bath for electric trains

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    Five hundred crew members have begun working round the clock to prepare the Great Western Main Line between Bristol and Bath for electrification. Both Keynsham and Oldfield Park stations have been closed since yesterday and buses have been replacing trains …

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  • Keynsham comedy dance act reach regional finals of major talent contest

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    A Keynsham-based comedy dance act have reached the regional finals of a major nationwide talent contest. Best friends Steve Legge, 43, an ex-Royal Marine, and his dance partner Nick Lloyd, 51, started their act as a joke at a holiday …

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  • Pedestrian suffers broken back in hit and run in St George

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    Police are today appealing for witnesses after a pedestrian was seriously injured in a hit and run in St George. Police say a small white or silver van was in collision with the man in Plummers Hill at around 5pm …

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  • Kingswood rapist is jailed

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    A 24-year-old man has been jailed for five years and four months after admitting a charge of rape. Benjamin Hudson, of Kingswood, raped a woman at a property in the Hartcliffe area on 6th December 2015. The victim called a …

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  • CCTV images released in Mangotsfield sex attack inquiry

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    Police have today released two CCTV images of a man they would like to identify as part of their investigation into a serious sexual assault in Mangotsfield last month. A spokesman for Avon & Somerset police said: “We believe the …

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  • Ambulance catches fire in Keynsham town centre

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    An ambulance crew fled their vehicle after the engine suddenly caught fire in Keynsham town centre this morning. The ambulance had been on its way to a call-out around 8.40am when the fire broke out just before the traffic lights …

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  • Welcome to Keynsham’s Chocolate Quarter

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    The St Monica Trust has revealed the name of its new retirement community at the former Somerdale factory in Keynsham – The Chocolate Quarter. The £60m development is due to open in spring 2017. It will be home to 140 …

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