Police review after arrest of Bristol councillor Afzal Shah

Police review after arrest of Bristol councillor Afzal Shah

Avon and Somerset Police are to hold a review after a Bristol councillor was mistakenly arrested when he was trying to report a crime at his local police station. The arrest came two weeks ago after Labour Councillor Afzal Shah went to Trinity Road Police station to report a crime but was taken in because […]

New Brunel Museum open in time for Easter holidays

New Brunel Museum open in time for Easter holidays

A new museum has opened honouring the life and work of engineering pioneer, Isambard Kingdom Brunel at the Great Western Dockyard on Bristol Harbourside. The new exhibit is based alongside the SS Great Britain, making it on of the most exciting attractions to visit this Easter Holidays. The showcase cost £7.2m to complete and has state […]

‘Bridgwater is not closed for business’

‘Bridgwater is not closed for business’

Major disruption is set to increase in the Somerset town of Bridgwater as the most expensive project in the UK is set to step up another gear. 750 lorries and buses per day will now start to transport goods and workers to the EDF Hinkley Point C (HPC) power station building site. This is a […]

Bristol libraries decision delayed

Bristol City Council has announced that a decision on the fate of Bristol’s most under threat libraries will not be made at a Cabinet meeting on 4 December. A consultation on the future of the city’s libraries ran in the summer, but the council said too many people had rejected all the options put forward. Seventeen libraries […]