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Thieves strike in Clifton with several vehicles targeted

Police want victims to come forward

Several vehicles are believed to have been targeted by thieves in the Clifton area of Bristol, prompting an appeal by police for victims to come forward.

During the early hours of Thursday 23 January a number of incidents occurred around the ...

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Two out of five Bristol homes have unsafe gas appliances

The findings are based on 19,452 UK homes which were inspected between April 2018 and March 2019

New findings reveal two in five Bristol homes have unsafe gas appliances, according to research carried out by Censuswide on behalf of the Gas Safe Register.

The findings are based on ...

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Yate born JK Rowling is one of the UK's biggest taxpayers according to The Sunday Times

She's among the top 50 individuals and families who paid a total of £2.5billion to HMRC last year

Yate born JK Rowling is among the UK's biggest tax payers as she was named one of the top earners in the country.

According to the inaugural Sunday Times Tax List, JK Rowling ...

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Council to rule on whether Portishead's 'Olditz' OAP flats can be sold on open market

The move to change the use of the sprawling apartment block sparked hundreds of objections

Controversial plans to allow a huge Portishead apartment block once earmarked for retirement living to be sold on the open market  will be decided next month.

Developers Pegasus Life applied ...

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What it will take for Bristol City and Nottingham Forest to buy Nahki Wells from Burnley

The striker has been recalled by the Clarets and QPR have admitted that they are struggling to afford a permanent deal

Interest in Burnley forward Matej Vydra and a big transfer fee could threaten to scupper Bristol City's move for Burnley forward Nahki Wells.

Bristol City are ...

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What it will take for Bristol City and Nottingham Forest to buy Nahki Wells from Burnley

The striker has been recalled by the Clarets and QPR have admitted that they are struggling to afford a permanent deal

Interest in Burnley forward Matej Vydra and a big transfer fee could threaten to scupper Bristol City's move for Burnley forward Nahki Wells.

Bristol City are ...

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Engineers carrying out morning survey at Cumberland Road - results expected this afternoon

Engineers have been working across the weekend and into this morning at Cumberland Road

The extent of damage and cost of repairs to the collapsed footpath alongside Cumberland Road should be come clearer with the results of a inspection to be published later today.

Engineers are this ...

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Death and funeral notices for Bristol from January 20-25, 2020

The notices originally appeared in our print titles

Each week people in Bristol pay tribute to their lost loved ones in the pages of the Bristol Post and Western Daily Press.

We have gathered the messages posted this week in one place.

Messages of thanks, acknowledgements and ...

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Bristol Rovers Q&A LIVE: Your questions answered on final week of January transfer window and more

Got any questions for Bristol Live's Rovers reporter Sam Frost?

Good morning Gasheads. It is Monday, which means it is time for a Q&A on all things Bristol Rovers.

The final week of the January transfer window is upon us and Rovers are lining up incomings and outgoings at the ...

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Why Bristol could look to Hull to solve Wick House crisis

Recent measures taken by Hull council to inspect inadequate supported housing projects could provide answers on how to protect vulnerable residents in the largely unregulated sector

Bristol could look to Hull for inspiration on how to crack down on inadequate supported housing providers ...

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Why Bristol could look to Hull to solve Wick House crisis

Recent measures taken by Hull council to inspect inadequate supported housing projects could provide answers on how to protect vulnerable residents in the largely unregulated sector

Bristol could look to Hull for inspiration on how to crack down on inadequate supported housing providers ...

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Bristol women's charity needs donations to continue vital support for vulnerable women

The Womankind team have branded their situation as “urgent” and need another 1K to reach their target

Last year a women’s charity launched a helpline, available exclusively online, offering confidential support to vulnerable women.

Womankind’s helpline specialises in helping ...

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Listed: all the names on Victorian gravestones being relocated in Kingswood

They are sited next to the grade one-listed Whitefield Tabernacle in Kingswood

Victorian gravestones contain a wealth of human history, often with inscriptions hinting at poignant lives cut short or longer lifetimes nobly spent.

Dozens of gravestones near Bristol are getting moved so ...

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Love Island viewers left in hysterics after Siânnise says 'irrevergent' and gets into fight

Siânnise made an awkward blunder whilst arguing with Rebecca over newcomer Luke T

Love Island viewers have been left in hysterics after Bristol's Siânnise Fudge mispronounced the word 'irrelevant' and got into a verbal fight with Rebecca over newcomer Luke T.

The ...

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Council due refund of thousands after discovering CCTV bill paid twice

Both North Somerset Council and Nailsea Town Council were paying the bill

Council purseholders are to apply for a refund on their electricity bill – after discovering the power charges for its CCTV cameras had been paid twice.

Nailsea Town Council has 12 cameras dotted at locations ...

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Pat Lam explains why England star Kyle Sinckler is the perfect signing for Bristol Bears

The British and Irish Lions star has put pen to paper on a who year deal in the South West

Pat Lam have praised the 'attitude' of world class talent Kyle Sinckler after announcing the British & Irish Lions prop will join the Bristol Bears this summer on a two-year ...

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Pat Lam explains why England star Kyle Sinckler is the perfect signing for Bristol Bears

The British and Irish Lions star has put pen to paper on a who year deal in the South West

Pat Lam have praised the 'attitude' of world class talent Kyle Sinckler after announcing the British & Irish Lions prop will join the Bristol Bears this summer on a two-year ...

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Council due refund of thousands after discovering CCTV bill paid twice

Both North Somerset Council and Nailsea Town Council were paying the bill

Council purseholders are to apply for a refund on their electricity bill – after discovering the power charges for its CCTV cameras had been paid twice.

Nailsea Town Council has 12 cameras dotted at locations ...

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Niclas Eliasson's agent outlines Bristol City's transfer stance amid Celtic and Lazio links

The Swedish winger is being linked with a move to several clubs across Europe after his stellar season in the Championship, but the Robins do not want to sell in January

Niclas Eliasson's agent has said that a move for his player in January could be 'difficult' for the likes ...

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Niclas Eliasson's agent outlines Bristol City's transfer stance amid Celtic and Lazio links

The Swedish winger is being linked with a move to several clubs across Europe after his stellar season in the Championship, but the Robins do not want to sell in January

Niclas Eliasson's agent has said that a move for his player in January could be 'difficult' for the likes ...

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Captured and prisoned, but here to tell her story - Holocaust survivor returns to Bristol to speak today

Annick Lever came to Bristol more than 50 years ago to reconnect with her religion and she found a lot more

For Annick Lever, Bristol will always have a special place in her heart.

Had she not come to the city, she would not have met her husband of 52 years with whom she has had two ...

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