Law and Order

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

Arrest for car key burglary

Jun 23 2017

POLICE investigating the theft of a BMW in a car key burglary in Downend have arrested three men and recovered car parts. ... Read More

Tim Bowles becomes our first Metro Mayor

May 30 2017

CONSERVATIVE Tim Bowles has been chosen as the first regional mayor for the West of England. ... Read More

Burglar sent to jail

May 30 2017

A MAN has been jailed after a burglary at a community centre in Yate.... Read More

Police appeal after assault in park

May 30 2017

POLICE are trying to trace a dog walker after a man was assaulted at Emersons Green Park. ... Read More

'Despicable' raiders jailed after conning old folk

May 30 2017

BURGLARS who hoodwinked their way into the homes of elderly people by claiming to be from a charity have been described by a judge as "despicable, predatory, heartless and cowardly".... Read More

Combined action deters teen troublemakers

May 02 2017

THE recent spate of anti-social behaviour in Downend, Bromley Heath and Emersons Green is reducing - thanks to the combined efforts of police, residents, retailers, schools, parents and council officers.... Read More

Man charged after stolen bike is seized

Mar 24 2017

POLICE have charged an Emersons Green man after recovering a bike which was stolen in a burglary. ... Read More