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27 min ago | CNN

New Banksy street art appears, disappears

New Banksy artwork, Mobile Lovers, displayed inside the Broad Plain Boys youth center on April 16, 2014 in Bristol, England.

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2 hrs ago | This Is Bristol

Did you know that the chocolate Easter egg began in Bristol?

BRISTOL chocolatiers J.S Fry & Sons made the UK's first chocolate egg in 1873 at their Union Street factory, although it was a far cry from the type of Easter eggs we are used to seeing today.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Ninme

Banksy's latest confirmed painting skewers modern cellphone addiction

Banksy's latest confirmed painting has been spotted in Bristol, England , but this time his target is considerably closer to home than capitalism, poverty or the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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Spiked

If Scotland goes, it should take Northern Ireland with it

This notion is illustrated best by that graphic seen on BBC News, in which the St Andrew's flag gradually divests itself from the Union flag, to leave the St George's Cross and the Cross of St Patrick against a now-blanched background.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

South Wales Argus

Caldicot residents help search for beagle

Twenty plus people have rallied together in the community over the last week to help Chris Carter search for his missing beagle Billy.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

This Is Somerset

Icecream man Mike Tarr

Tarr's ice cream was born by accident in the days before refrigeration and freezers.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Gazette Series

Wickwar flooded after water mains burst

FLOODING has occurred in Wickwar after a water mains burst - meaning part of the main road through the village will be closed for a few days.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Chimpanzees get loose at Kansas City ZooChimpanzees get loose at...

An ingenious chimpanzee fashioned a ladder out of a tree limb to break out of an enclosure at the Kansas City Zoo on Thursday afternoon - and then convinced six other chimps to bolt with her, zoo officials said.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Rainy River Record

Owl Theatre to present Treasure Island

Rainy River High School's OWL THEATRE is happy to present Treasure Island, a dramatization of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale of pirates and buried gold.

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BBC News

Woman, 81, attacked with hammer

An 81-year-old woman was repeatedly hit over the head with a hammer during a failed robbery at her Bristol home.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Swindon Advertiser

Fears over mental health staff shortage

AN independent inspection of Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust found there was not enough staff in the North Wiltshire community services team.

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BBC News

Artist creates personal map of city

Artist Gareth Woods moved to Bristol in 2010 and "set his heart on" mapping the city - he is now close to completing the intricate hand-drawn images using black ink and white archival mount boards.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

UKClimbing.com

Goblin Combe [Avon, England]

Crag features Quality steep and sound limestone. Very quick drying. Climbing is strenuous, but generally well protected, with quite a few real gems.

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This Is Bristol

Eyesores affecting people's lives in Bristol

The water tower on picturesque Clifton Downs and the derelict Bank of England building next to Castle Park are among the eyesores Bristolians don't like to look at, according to a survey.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

This Is Bristol

1.6m to help tackle pothole crisis in Bristol area

COUNCILS in the Bristol area have been handed 1.6 million of Government cash to help repair pothole ridden roads across the area.

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This Is Bristol

Crosscourt see off Wick to go top of the Senior Division

CROSSCOURT United took advantage of Portville Warriors having a week off to move above them at the top of the Senior Division with a 3-1 win at Wick Reserves.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

This Is Bristol

Temple Meads station's handover marks start of a rail revolution

Bristol Temple Meads station is now under the control of Network Rail as an ambitious 700 million scheme to transform rail services starts IT was the dawn of a new 700 million era at Temple Meads yesterday but no one noticed the difference at Bristol's biggest station.

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This Is Bristol

No more students a " we're full, say angry people of Clifton

CAMPAIGNERS claim that one of Bristol's most exclusive and popular suburbs is in danger of being of taken over by students.

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This Is Bristol

Bristol man caught selling counterfeit clothes and shoes

Robert Vincent, 47, of Russet Close, Olveston, appeared before North Avon Magistrates' Court and was convicted of offences under the Trade Marks Act 1994.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Gazette Series

Plans for over 1,000 new homes at Cribbs Causeway are approved

MORE than 1,000 new homes are to be built near Cribbs Causeway after South Gloucestershire Council granted outline planning permission for the development.

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