News in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Witnesses sought after serious collision at Hambrook

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    Police are seeking witnesses and dashcam footage following a collision in Hambrook at about 5.10am today. Officers and paramedics attended the scene in Filton Road and found a black BMW had left the carriageway. The driver, who is in his …

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  • Vaccine scam operating in B&NES

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    Residents across Bath and North East Somerset are being warned to beware of a coronavirus text message scam. B&NES Council’s Trading Standards team have received complaints of fraudsters taking advantage of the COVID-19 vaccine roll-out by sending convincing text messages …

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  • B&NES joins Bristol, South Glos and North Somerset in Tier 3

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      South Gloucestershire, Bristol and North Somerset remain in Tier 3 while B&NES moves up from Tier 2 tomorrow to join them, the Government has announced this afternoon. Other parts of the South West including Gloucestershire, Somerset and Swindon will …

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  • Appeal to find taxi driver who took Chasers nightclub assault victim to hospital

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    Police say they want to trace a taxi driver who drove an assault victim to hospital after he was assaulted at Kingswood nightclub Chasers back in the summer. A 26-year-old man was assaulted at the venue in Regent Street between …

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  • Kingswood man charged with attempted murder after Baxter Close incident

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    A 30-year-old man was due to appear before Bristol magistrates today after he was last night charged with attempted murder following an incident in Baxter Close in Kingswood on Monday 14th December. Taurean Thompson was arrested by officers from Nottinghamshire …

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  • £12.5m for Kingswood regeneration vision

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    A multi-million-pound bid to Government to secure investment for Kingswood town centre has been successful, it has been announced today. Kingswood is one of 72 high streets across England that will benefit from the Future High Streets Fund. A total …

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  • Bristol and North Somerset to rejoin South Glos in Tier 3

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    Bristol and North Somerset will move back up to join South Gloucestershire in COVID-19 Tier 3 from Boxing Day, the Health Secretary Matt Hancock has announced thus afternoon. Both had dropped down to join B&NES in Tier 2 just last …

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  • Two men wanted in connection with distraction burglary attempt in Saltford

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    Police have issued CCTV footage of two men they want to identify in connection with a distraction burglary attempt at the home of an 81-year-old in the Manor Road area of Saltford at just after 5pm on Wednesday 2nd December. …

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  • Men in court over firearm incident in Kingswood

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    Police say a number of people have been charged in relation to the incident in Kingswood a week ago in which a man received gunshot and stab wound injuries. Officers were called to Baxter Close shortly before 2pm on Monday …

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  • Controlled explosion of ‘WW1 shell’

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    Bomb disposal experts carried out a controlled explosion yesterday after Avon & Somerset Police were called to an address in Kingswood at around 1pm regarding a suspected World War One shell. A police spokesperson said: “The item was removed and …

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