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Why couple who tried to keep twin babies' room cool got a visit from the police

"A plain-clothes policeman showed his badge and I laughed as I knew what it would be about"

A couple with baby twins went to such extraordinary lengths to keep their children’s room cool during the heatwave that they received a visit from the police suspecting they might be operating a ...

yesterday 21:50 open_in_new
It's not a UFO, it's one of our very high tech trains, admits Network Rail

"It's often mistaken for a UFO"

Network Rail bosses have spoken out to reassure the people of Bristol that a mysterious blue light being seen at night in the sky over the city isn’t the start of some kind of UFO invasion, but is, in fact, a train.

And while Network Rail have ...

yesterday 20:47 open_in_new
Police update after Domino's driver beaten up by teens

More than £500 has been raised to support the driver

Police say an arrest is yet to be made after a Domino's delivery driver was beaten by a group of teenagers in Withywood.

Avon and Somerset police confirmed enquiries are continuing into the attack on the 35-year-old, who had ...

yesterday 20:47 open_in_new
Police update after Domino's driver beaten up by teens

More than £500 has been raised to support the driver

Police say an arrest is yet to be made after a Domino's delivery driver was beaten by a group of teenagers in Withywood.

Avon and Somerset police confirmed enquiries are continuing into the attack on the 35-year-old, who had ...

yesterday 20:47 open_in_new
Popular Bristol rat-run in Cribbs Causeway set to be made one-way after complaints

Hundreds use it but it could soon be cut off

Plans to stop drivers using a narrow residential lane in Cribbs Causeway as a rat-run by making it one-way have gone out to public consultation.

Motorists would be banned from travelling south along a section of Passage Road, currently ...

yesterday 19:44 open_in_new
A free food festival is happening in Bristol this weekend

And it will feature free food from some of Bristol's favourite restaurants

Delivery service Deliveroo is bringing its free festival ‘World of Food’ to the Passenger Shed in Bristol on Saturday August 24. 

The World of Food festival, which has happened across the country, will ...

yesterday 19:44 open_in_new
Man twisted by porn obsession followed woman into her home and grabbed her

Lewis Jones fled when vulnerable victim screamed for help, but returned eight days later with a wad of cash and a plea to drop the case

A porn-obsessed pervert followed a vulnerable woman inside her Bristol home and grabbed her.

Lewis Jones spotted the 31-year-old in a store and ...

yesterday 19:44 open_in_new
Watch chilling moment a man pulls a knife on a shopkeeper

He went from choosing a drink to attacking a shopkeeper with a knife 'for no apparent reason'

This is the chilling moment a young man pulled a knife on a shop worker mopping the floor, as worried police step up the search for him.

The man was filmed on CCTV cameras choosing a drink ...

yesterday 19:44 open_in_new
What you need to know about the Severn Bridge 10k and half marathon

Including how long the bridge will be closed for

Running a 10k or half marathon brings with it special memories. Especially if you happen to have views of the iconic Prince of Wales Bridge and the River Severn while you're jogging.

And that's just what hundreds of people ...

yesterday 18:41 open_in_new
'This team has enough to go for promotion' - Ashley Williams confirmed as Bristol City defender

New man gives his reaction to signing on at Ashton Gate

Bristol City have confirmed the signing of Ashley Williams on a 'short-term basis' - with reports that the deal is until January with an option of another year.

The Robins have been carefully weighing up a move for the ...

yesterday 18:41 open_in_new
'This team has enough to go for promotion' - Ashley Williams confirmed as Bristol City defender

New man gives his reaction to signing on at Ashton Gate

Bristol City have confirmed the signing of Ashley Williams on a 'short-term basis' - with reports that the deal is until January with an option of another year.

The Robins have been carefully weighing up a move for the ...

yesterday 18:41 open_in_new
EuroMillions results LIVE: Winning numbers for £91 million jackpot on Friday, August 23

Is tonight your lucky night?

One lucky player could be taking home a whopping £91 million tonight.

All you need to do is match all five main draw balls and both Lucky Stars.

Could you imagine what delights you could purchase with the cash? From buying a luxury house to ...

yesterday 18:41 open_in_new
Bristol Rovers expected starting XI to face Oxford United: Will Graham Coughlan make changes?

The key selection issues mulled over ahead of Saturday's game

Bristol Rovers are looking to record back-to-back home wins this weekend to propel themselves up the League One table.

Having between nine-man Tranmere Rovers 2-0 at home on Tuesday night thanks to goals from Jonson ...

yesterday 17:38 open_in_new
Victim of historical assaults comes forward 'so she can look daughter in the eye'

Robert Harraway denied wrongdoing but was found guilty of ten indecent assaults

The victim of multiple indecent assaults reported her abuser so she could look her daughter in the eye.

Farmer Robert Harraway first abused the complainant when she was aged 15, Bristol Crown ...

yesterday 17:38 open_in_new
Bristol City news and transfers LIVE: Ashley Williams signs plus Hull City build-up

The Robins face the Tigers on Saturday

Welcome to Friday's Bristol City live blog.

The Robins are riding on a wave of optimism as they travel to Hull to take on Grant McCann's side tomorrow afternoon.

City are revelling in back-to-back victories, while their opponents ...

yesterday 17:38 open_in_new
Brides and grooms 'devastated' after Bristol wedding company disappears costing them thousands

Couples say they have been left thousands of pounds out of pocket by Vintage Rose Wedding Boutique in Mangotsfield

Couples across the UK have been left "devastated" after discovering a Bristol wedding company they had already paid vanished online, in some cases days before their ...

yesterday 16:35 open_in_new
Ted Baker to sell clothes in Next after axing long-term partnership with Debenhams

The retailer has ditched Debenhams after more than a decade

Ted Baker will soon be selling its children's clothes in Next after announcing it is changing its long-term partnership with Debenhams.

The retailer has signed a five-year deal with Next in a bid to "accelerate the ...

yesterday 16:35 open_in_new
Bristol music venue awarded £230,000 grant to hold more events

The money will enable it to make improvements and hold more events

A music venue in Bristol has been awarded a huge grant which will enable it to make improvements and hold more community events.

The Trinity Centre in Old Market has been given £231,818 from Power to Change to ...

yesterday 16:35 open_in_new
Bristol music venue awarded £230,000 grant to hold more events

The money will enable it to make improvements and hold more events

A music venue in Bristol has been awarded a huge grant which will enable it to make improvements and hold more community events.

The Trinity Centre in Old Market has been given £231,818 from Power to Change to ...

yesterday 16:35 open_in_new
Richard Madeley's pretend row on Good Morning Britain ends in chaos

The presenters were debating whether it's rude to recline your seat on a plane

Good Morning Britain was thrown into chaos after host Richard Madeley started a pretend row with co-host Ranvir.

The pair were debating whether it's rude to recline your seat when flying on a ...

yesterday 16:35 open_in_new
Richard Madeley's pretend row on Good Morning Britain ends in chaos

The presenters were debating whether it's rude to recline your seat on a plane

Good Morning Britain was thrown into chaos after host Richard Madeley started a pretend row with co-host Ranvir.

The pair were debating whether it's rude to recline your seat when flying on a ...

yesterday 16:35 open_in_new