Law and Order

Fly tips that blocked lane cost the culprit £1,900

Dec 20 2017

A MAN has been ordered to pay almost £1,900 after being found guilty of fly tipping in Howsmoor Lane, Emersons Green. ... Read More

Kind response after cruellest of burglaries

Nov 24 2017

RESIDENTS rallied round after hearing that a Staple Hill disabled girl’s communication equipment had been taken in a burglary. ... Read More

Reward offer after raid ordeal

Nov 24 2017

A REWARD is on offer for information about an aggravated burglary in the Boyd Valley area. ... Read More

Man sentenced to life for Siston murder

Nov 24 2017

A DRUG dealer has been jailed for life after murdering a man and dumping his body in a country lane in Siston on Christmas eve last year. ... Read More

Man handed £2,500 fine for making too many 999 calls

Oct 27 2017

A MAN from Downend has been fined £2,500 and issued with a Criminal Behaviour Order after making more than 44 unnecessary calls to the emergency services in the space of just four months. ... Read More

Steep rise in burglaries prompts calls for vigilance - and action

Oct 27 2017

RESIDENTS are being urged to contact their MPs if they are concerned about a steep rise in burglaries in Downend, Bromley Heath, Mangotsfield, Staple Hill and Kingswood. ... Read More

Knife robber strikes at store

Oct 27 2017

A SHOP worker was threatened at knifepoint during a robbery at a convenience store in Staple Hill. ... Read More

Bags snatched from women aged 94 and 80

Oct 02 2017

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after two elderly women had their handbags snatched in Downend.... Read More

You will face prosecution, council warns fly tippers

Oct 02 2017

PEOPLE who fly tip will be prosecuted - that's the message from South Gloucestershire Council as the authority continues its war against waste-related offences. ... Read More

Witness appeal over Downend robbery

Jun 23 2017

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a robbery in Downend. ... Read More