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  • Resident parking schemes proposed for Bedminster, Bristol

    By matt_2009 at 12:39 on 25/03/13
    Resident parking schemes proposed for Bedminster, Bristol.
    Bristol's Mayor, George Ferguson, is proposing to implement further residents parking schemes in 20 areas surrounding Bristol City Centre. Subject to statutory consultation on sensitive designs to protect and enhance local neighbourhood and business environments, and in particular local retail, the Mayor aims to introduce residents parking in the following areas within the next eighteen months: The aim is to deliver the schemes in...
  • Stay off the roads: Police snow warning

    By matt_2009 at 09:39 on 18/01/13
    Stay off the roads: Police snow warning.
    Snow continues to fall across Bristol this morning police are advising motorists to avoid making journeys unless they are absolutely necessary. Around 10-15cm of snow is expected to have fallen by the end of today, making highways dangerous for driving. While there have been no major incidents on the roads so far police are saying "stay indoors". "But If you do have to drive, we suggest you slow down and brake, steer...
  • Long delays still on the M4 around Bristol after lorry overturned this morning

    By matt_2009 at 16:42 on 17/10/12
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    Motorists are being advised to be patient and avoid the motorway network on the M4 eastbound between junctions 19 and 20 - where a lorry overturned this morning. Police say there are no reported injuries however the incident has caused major traffic disruption which has continued throughout the day. Traffic westbound is being diverted off at junction 20 onto the M5 southbound and filtered to use the A4 and M49 before rejoining the M4...
  • Heavy rainfall causes havoc across Bristol

    By matt_2009 at 15:39 on 24/09/12
    The Siston Brook in Oldland Common burst its banks and flooded two roads and local gardens. (photo by Rebecca2009).
    Heavy overnight rain caused widespread flooding throughout the Bristol and southwest area and there could well be more to follow with rain warnings issued by the Met Office for the rest of Today (September 24), Tuesday and Wednesday. Many roads have been encased by "rivers of water" throughout Bristol including the M32 – where motorists are moving very slowly. The local fire service has already answered to more than 40...
  • Police thank drivers for their patience following yesterday's traffic gridlock in Bristol

    By matt_2009 at 10:42 on 12/09/12
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    Were you caught up in the gridlock in and around Bristol yesterday? Roads around the city centre were closed following calls from motorists about a man on the wrong side of the railings between junction two and three of the M32 at about 1pm. Many roads had to be closed to allow negotiators to bring the man to safety. These included: • The M32 inbound and outbound at junction two • Warwick road and Stapleton road •...

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