Killer clown craze hits Bristol

Police are warning people not to take matters into their own hands following reports of people dressed as “killer clowns” in Bristol. People have been dressing up in creepy clown masks and hiding in public places in an attempt to scare the public. The phenomenon originated as a prank in the US. Reports on social media say that […]

Police urge ‘take simple precautions’ when using taxis

Police are urging people to take safety measures when using taxis in the city after a 53-year-old man who posed as a taxi driver was jailed for 12 months. Anthony Steven Cox, who pleaded guilty to two counts of false imprisonment at Bristol Crown Court on Tuesday, collected two women in Corn Street in May who thought they […]

Are police ‘wasting time’ on uninsured drivers?

Police are targeting ‘over 1,000 uninsured vehicles’ as part of a national week of action against uninsured drivers. However, some Bristol residents don’t see the move as worthy of police time. On Thursday night, the force tweeted that they had seized four cars in Bridgwater, following an impoundment on Wednesday. However some residents believe this isn’t what […]

St. Michael’s church fire started ‘deliberately’

The fire which destroyed St. Michaels’s church in Kingsdown on Sunday was started deliberately according to police.  35 firefighters stopped the fire from spreading after locals saw smoke coming out of the building. The fire destroyed half of the roof and no one was in the building and there were no injuries. Avon Police said the fire was started deliberately and they are […]

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