Three men who blew up the front of Long Ashton Post Office in an ATM attack are jailed.
Police: Cyclists And Motorists Safety Campaign
Avon and Somerset Police launch safety initiative aimed at cyclists and motorists in Bristol.
The neighbourhood team in Bristol city centre have added a new dimension to their scheme aimed at educating cyclists and motorists on how to use the road more safely.
Sergeant Sean Underwood said:
'Within the first three days of carrying out the operation it became clear that there are a lot of people riding bikes in the dark with no lights. Not only is this illegal, it is highly dangerous. One day we stopped over 60 cyclists during a two hour period for not having lights on different roads in the city.
'To encourage people to buy proper lights for their bikes and to make the roads safer, we're now giving out tickets and fines. Normally, you face an automatic £50 fine if we stop you riding with no lights on your bike. However, as a trial in the city centre, you can avoid paying that fine by coming to The Bridewell station with your bike, with proper lights fitted, within 7 days of the ticket being issued.'
Anyone who is issued a fine for riding without lights in Bristol city centre during the pilot scheme can come to The Bridewell on a Monday between 9am and 12pm, or a Friday between 5pm and 8pm.
The enquiry office staff will check the details of your ticket and that your bike lights are working properly and if satisfied, will cancel your ticket.
You can follow the team on Twitter @ASPBristolCityCentre
An 18-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering Leonne Weeks, 16, who was found dead on a path in Rotherham.
Less than a third of youngsters left school last summer having been immunised
Andrew Margetts jailed for 25 years for offences dating back to the 1990's.
Recently Played Tracks
Deposit £10 to get a £40 Welcome Bonus - That's £50 to play bingo, slots and more!*
Over 50 tracks to make you feel-good. New album out now...
Find your local four day weather report here.
What's happening on the roads where you are?
Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.
Find out more about some of the companies advertising on Heart.