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Why there were hundreds of decorated bikes roaring through Bristol this evening

It was quite a sight...

Bristol’s roads were filled with some unusually patriotic traffic this evening as more than 100 scooters set out on a St George’s Day ride.

Members of the South Bristol-based Robins Scooter Club decorated their bikes with flags before heading out on a ...

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Why there were hundreds of decorated bikes roaring through Bristol this evening

It was quite a sight...

Bristol’s roads were filled with some unusually patriotic traffic this evening as more than 100 scooters set out on a St George’s Day ride.

Members of the South Bristol-based Robins Scooter Club decorated their bikes with flags before heading out on a ...

today 23:11 open_in_new
Horses who bolted after being spooked by storm escaped after vandals damaged fence

“It is only extremely good luck that nobody was hurt"

Horses bolted from a field during the weekend thunderstorms – after trespassers took the fence down.

Police and fire crews were called out on Saturday evening after five storms bolted from a field at the Avon Riding Centre for ...

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Bristol City U23s 0-4 Leeds U23s: Yorkshire side too slick for the young Robins

Lee Johnson watched on as the second string were turned over at Ashton Gate

It was back to back defeats for Luke Williams' Bristol City U23 side on Monday night as visiting Leeds United swept past the Ashton Gate outfit.

With head coach Lee Johnson watching on from the stands it was ...

today 22:08 open_in_new
Bristol City U23s 0-4 Leeds U23s: Yorkshire side too slick for the young Robins

Lee Johnson watched on as the second string were turned over at Ashton Gate

It was back to back defeats for Luke Williams' Bristol City U23 side on Monday night as visiting Leeds United swept past the Ashton Gate outfit.

With head coach Lee Johnson watching on from the stands it was ...

today 22:08 open_in_new
One of Bristol's last remaining Burma war veterans dies aged 99

John Skene MBE survived malaria, dengue fever and a close shave involving a 600lb shell exploding close to his head during his time in active service

One of Bristol's last surviving Burma war veterans has died.

John Skene MBE - who fought the Japanese in the punishing jungles of ...

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One of Bristol's last remaining Burma war veterans dies aged 99

John Skene MBE survived malaria, dengue fever and a close shave involving a 600lb shell exploding close to his head during his time in active service

One of Bristol's last surviving Burma war veterans has died.

John Skene MBE - who fought the Japanese in the punishing jungles of ...

today 22:08 open_in_new
Man needed 14 stitches after being slashed with knife after chance meeting outside pizza takeaway

David Purkiss and James Brown had verbal exchange before 'frenzied tussle' in which Purkiss produced a blade and slashed Brown to his side

It was just a chance encounter.

But when David Purkiss and James Brown passed each other in Weston-super-Mare, Purkiss asked something like ...

today 22:08 open_in_new
Mystery 10-foot statue of old lady with hammer appears on busy Bristol street overnight

The statue was put up overnight and is chained down to two bike racks

A statue of an elderly lady holding her handbag and a hammer has been put up on a busy Bristol city centre street.

Staff working at Age UK Bristol were surprised to find the 10-foot tall statue in front of their ...

today 22:08 open_in_new
Mystery 10-foot statue of old lady with hammer appears on busy Bristol street overnight

The statue was put up overnight and is chained down to two bike racks

A statue of an elderly lady holding her handbag and a hammer has been put up on a busy Bristol city centre street.

Staff working at Age UK Bristol were surprised to find the 10-foot tall statue in front of their ...

today 22:08 open_in_new
M4 Second Severn Crossing closed for two nights this week from Bristol to South Wales

Motorists should be aware of the diversions

The M4 Second Severn Crossing will be closed for two nights this week because of roadworks.

Highway officers are warning motorists to be aware that the westbound carriageway from Bristol to South Wales will be entirely shut for two nights ...

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M4 Second Severn Crossing closed for two nights this week from Bristol to South Wales

Motorists should be aware of the diversions

The M4 Second Severn Crossing will be closed for two nights this week because of roadworks.

Highway officers are warning motorists to be aware that the westbound carriageway from Bristol to South Wales will be entirely shut for two nights ...

yesterday 21:05 open_in_new
Top Indian restaurant Empire of India failed hygiene check - because staff were on a hygiene course

It is the top restaurant in the area, according to TripAdvisor

One of the best Indian restaurants in the Bristol area failed its hygiene inspection because staff had taken important paper work with them on a hygiene course.

Empire of India was given a two out of a possible five stars ...

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Top Indian restaurant Empire of India failed hygiene check - because staff were on a hygiene course

It is the top restaurant in the area, according to TripAdvisor

One of the best Indian restaurants in the Bristol area failed its hygiene inspection because staff had taken important paper work with them on a hygiene course.

Empire of India was given a two out of a possible five stars ...

yesterday 21:05 open_in_new
The bizarre reason Facebook 'blocked' an advert of vegan campaigners stroking slaughterhouse pig

Campaigners say the video was a way for people to “meet their meat” before it's killed

Facebook refused to share an advert that featured Bristol vegan activists stroking a pig heading for the slaughterhouse - because of “violence towards animals”.

Campaigners from the Bristol ...

yesterday 20:02 open_in_new
The bizarre reason Facebook 'blocked' an advert of vegan campaigners stroking slaughterhouse pig

Campaigners say the video was a way for people to “meet their meat” before it's killed

Facebook refused to share an advert that featured Bristol vegan activists stroking a pig heading for the slaughterhouse - because of “violence towards animals”.

Campaigners from the Bristol ...

yesterday 20:02 open_in_new
Bristol City one of the most English sides in the Championship

The Robins have a strong home contingent

This St George's Day, Bristol Live can reveal that the Robins are one of the most English sides in the Championship.

English footballers have played a total of 34,525 minutes for Bristol City in all competitions this season. That works ...

yesterday 18:59 open_in_new
Bristol City one of the most English sides in the Championship

The Robins have a strong home contingent

This St George's Day, Bristol Live can reveal that the Robins are one of the most English sides in the Championship.

English footballers have played a total of 34,525 minutes for Bristol City in all competitions this season. That works ...

yesterday 18:59 open_in_new
By-election date set for Westbury-on-Trym and Henleaze

The seat was made vacant earlier this month

The Westbury-on-Trym and Henleaze by-election will take place at the end of May, Bristol City Council has confirmed.

The seat was made vacant earlier this month when sitting Liberal Democrat councillor, Clare Campion-Smith, stood down for ...

yesterday 18:59 open_in_new
By-election date set for Westbury-on-Trym and Henleaze

The seat was made vacant earlier this month

The Westbury-on-Trym and Henleaze by-election will take place at the end of May, Bristol City Council has confirmed.

The seat was made vacant earlier this month when sitting Liberal Democrat councillor, Clare Campion-Smith, stood down for ...

yesterday 18:59 open_in_new
First pictures of the new royal prince as Duke and Duchess of Cambridge introduce son to the world

Kate Middleton and Prince William showed off their adorable new arrival on the steps of the Lindo Wing

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have introduced their new royal son to the world – just seven hours after he was born.

The pair appeared on the steps of the Lindo Wing cradling ...

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