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Police hunting Ian Betton who has absconded from South Gloucestershire prison

The public is advised not to approach him

Police have launched a manhunt after a convicted robber has absconded from jail.

Ian Betton is serving a sentence for robbery and driving offences at HMP Leyhill.

But this afternoon, a spokesman from Avon and Somerset Police confirmed ...

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'Pisa, Pisa, Pisano' - Bristol City fans celebrate as cult hero finds the perfect club

The popular full-back was released in the summer after two seasons at Ashton Gate

Players come and go at football clubs at an alarming rate in the modern game and it's hard for individuals to make a mark and earn the affection of the fans; especially if you're a second-choice ...

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'Pisa, Pisa, Pisano' - Bristol City fans celebrate as cult hero finds the perfect club

The popular full-back was released in the summer after two seasons at Ashton Gate

Players come and go at football clubs at an alarming rate in the modern game and it's hard for individuals to make a mark and earn the affection of the fans; especially if you're a second-choice ...

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Set for Life National Lottery results LIVE: Tonight's winning numbers for Thursday, January 23

Make sure you have your tickets ready

It's Thursday and the weekend is nearly here, so what better way to celebrate than by purchasing a Set for Life ticket?

As the name suggests, the unique game offers a jackpot of a staggering £3 million spread over three decades - which ...

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First Bus profits increase by almost seven times as more people take the bus

First's accounts said its financial performance 'exceeded expectations'

The company that runs almost all of Bristol’s buses saw its profit increase almost sevenfold in the space of a year, Bristol Live can reveal.

And First Bus West of England also saw its revenue leap by almost ...

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Bristol man who cut woman and glued her wound is jailed for 13 years

Gordon Maddocks represented himself and was not present for half the trial

A man convicted of beating a woman and patching a cut to her face with glue has been jailed.

Susan Perks told a jury she returned to Gordon Maddocks' Bristol flat after he told her he missed her and ...

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Peterborough United play hardball as Bristol City's interest in star striker is revealed

Chairman Darragh MacAnthony and director of football Barry Fry insist their top goalscorer is going nowhere

Peterborough United have dismissed Bristol City's interest in Ivan Toney, insisting the striker is not for sale.

As reported by Bristol Live, Toney is on Bristol ...

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Peterborough United play hardball as Bristol City's interest in star striker is revealed

Chairman Darragh MacAnthony and director of football Barry Fry insist their top goalscorer is going nowhere

Peterborough United have dismissed Bristol City's interest in Ivan Toney, insisting the striker is not for sale.

As reported by Bristol Live, Toney is on Bristol ...

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Mum describes amazing moment her seven-year-old son took his first steps

Inga said it was the worst moment of her life when she thought her babies would die during a traumatic birth

A Bristol mum has described the unbelievable moment she watched her seven-year-old, who was born with cerebral palsy, take his first unaided steps.

After weeks of ...

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Transport minister 'won't write blank cheque' for Bristol to meet zero carbon target

George Freeman's visit supports UK target of going carbon neutral by 2050

The government minister in charge of future transport planning has vowed to help Bristol meet its zero carbon target but says he is “not going to write a blank cheque”.

Transport minister George Freeman was ...

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Transport minister 'won't write blank cheque' for Bristol to meet zero carbon target

George Freeman's visit supports UK target of going carbon neutral by 2050

The government minister in charge of future transport planning has vowed to help Bristol meet its zero carbon target but says he is “not going to write a blank cheque”.

Transport minister George Freeman was ...

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Bristol micro-distillery wins two gongs at World Gin Awards 2020

It's officially producing some of the world's best gin

A micro-distillery in Bristol has scooped two medals at an international awards event.

Bristol Dry Gin, housed underneath the Rummer in St Nicholas Market, won a silver medal in the 'classic gin' category at the World ...

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Update on huge D&D London venue opening at Bristol's Quakers Friars

It will include a restaurant, bars, extensive private dining and a large outdoor terrace

There are plenty of cracking new restaurants and bars opening in Bristol this year, from popular Indian street food chain Mowgli to crazy cocktail specialists The Alchemist.

One of the biggest is ...

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Bristol micro-distillery wins two gongs at World Gin Awards 2020

It's officially producing some of the world's best gin

A micro-distillery in Bristol has scooped two medals at an international awards event.

Bristol Dry Gin, housed underneath the Rummer in St Nicholas Market, won a silver medal in the 'classic gin' category at the World ...

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Bristol Bears set for potential injury boost ahead of facing Gloucester

Pat Lam discusses the injury situation at the Gallagher Premiership club ahead of Saturday's game

Bristol Bears could be boosted by the surprise return of centre Piers O’Conor this weekend when Gloucester come to Ashton Gate in the Gallagher Premiership.

The centre jarred his knee ...

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Mum describes amazing moment her seven-year-old son took his first steps

Inga said it was the worst moment of her life when she thought her babies would die during a traumatic birth

A Bristol mum has described the unbelievable moment she watched her seven-year-old, who was born with cerebral palsy, take his first unaided steps.

After weeks of ...

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Full Quart pub wants to expand and build 30 bedrooms

“A lot of pubs are being converted into housing. Things can change very quickly"

Puxton’s only pub is vying to diversify with overnight accommodation to secure its future. 

George Georgiou has applied to build a two-storey extension on the Full Quart to create 30 ensuite ...

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Nottingham Forest join Bristol City in race for Burnley striker on loan at QPR - report

The Bermudian international will be recalled from west London if the Clarets find a suitable buyer

The bidding war Burnley are hoping to invite surrounding Nahki Wells looks to have started, with Nottingham Forest the latest Championship club to declare their interest in the ...

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Nottingham Forest join Bristol City in race for Burnley striker on loan at QPR - report

The Bermudian international will be recalled from west London if the Clarets find a suitable buyer

The bidding war Burnley are hoping to invite surrounding Nahki Wells looks to have started, with Nottingham Forest the latest Championship club to declare their interest in the ...

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Driver loses his job after accidentally appearing on Channel 5 parking documentary

Michael Martin believes he has been unfairly dismissed following the show called Britain's Parking Hell: Ticket Wars

When Michael Martin was asked to move his delivery van into a loading bay in Weston-super-Mare he said 'alright' and thought nothing more about it.

But ...

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