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  • Keynsham and Saltford people invited to have their say with the police

    By BeckyFeather at 19:58 on 28/05/13
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    The next 'Have Your Say' meeting for the Keynsham East beat area will be on June 10 at 7pm at Wellsway School's Sixth Form Block in Chandag Road. All members of the public are welcome to attend. Meanwhile the next Saltford beat meeting will be on June 17 at 7pm at Marksbury Village Hall. And people living in the Keynsham North and South beat areas are invited to a meeting on June 18 at 7pm at the Queens Road Methodist...
  • Police prepare to launch summer drink-drive campaign and also warn of crackdown on 'boy racers'

    By BeckyFeather at 18:33 on 28/05/13
    Operation Tonic begins on Friday, May 31
    Avon & Somerset Police are preparing to stop and check hundreds of drivers in the coming month as the annual summer Operation Tonic drink-drive campaign begins on Friday. Chief Inspector Yannis Georgiou, of Avon and Somerset's Roads Policing Unit, said: "We work to prevent drink- and drug-driving all year round, not just in our Christmas and summer operations. "This is an appropriate time to remind everyone that drink-...
  • Keynsham man Simon Tandy in court today over alleged firearms offences at Minsmere Road

    By BeckyFeather at 12:06 on 21/05/13
    Minsmere Road in Keynsham was sealed off after the firearms incident a fortnight ago. Keynsham man Simon Tandy, 47, is due in court today
    A 47-year-old Keynsham man was due in court today in the wake of the firearms incident in Minsmere Drive a fortnight ago. Simon Tandy, from Minsmere Drive, was due at Bristol Magistrates' Court charged with possession of an imitation firearm with intent to cause fear of violence and possession of an imitation firearm with intent to resist arrest. Police marksmen opened fire on Mr Tandy during the incident and he was taken to Frenchay...
  • Shotgun and ammunition discovered in drugs raid in Upton Cheyney this morning

    By BeckyFeather at 14:48 on 19/04/13
    Police carried out a drugs bust in Upton Cheyney this morning
    Police have today seized suspected cannabis plants, a shotgun and ammunition from a property in Upton Cheyney. They also arrested two men. Patrol officers were this morning joined by the neighbourhood team, firearms and dog units in a search of outbuildings on land off Wick Lane under the Misuse of Drugs Act. The Viscount team, dedicated to dismantling cannabis factories, and crime scene Investigators also joined the operation. ...
  • Arson probe after blaze at Keynsham charity shop

    By BeckyFeather at 11:25 on 07/04/13
    The fire damage at the British Heart Foundation shop in Keynsham
    A fire overnight at a charity shop in Keynsham is being treated as suspicious. Fire crews from Keynsham and Brislington, were called to the rear of the British Heart Foundation shop in Back Lane shortly before 11.30 pm after a report of a fire in two wheelie bins. Crews extinguished the fire and gained access into the shop, which fronts the High Street, to check there had been no spread of the fire and to clear smoke....

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