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4 hrs ago | This Is Bristol
BUSINESSES are being asked to sign up to a scheme to improve the job prospects of hundreds of unemployed youngsters across the Bristol area. The HYPE West programme will provide 600 unemployed people from across the region, aged 18-24, with a range of support and activities to increase their chances of finding a job.
8 hrs ago | This Is Bristol
IT IS no surprise that cities where people can get around easily without the use of a car are by far the most successful. London, Manchester, Edinburgh and Amsterdam are prime examples of cities that reap the rewards of having excellent transport networks offering a range of alternatives to the car.
From the LSE Health, Department of Social Policy, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, United Kingdom ; Drug Policy Research Group, Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, MA ; Department of Epidemiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands ; School of Social and Community Medicine and School of Social and Community Medicine , University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom; Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York, York, United Kingdom ; and Program on Comparative Effectiveness Research Methods and Infrastructure, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, Washington, DC .
Pregnant British pop star Natasha Hamilton was hospitalised on Sunday after falling ill at the wedding of her Atomic Kitten bandmate Kerry Katona . The 32-year-old singer, who is expecting a baby with 5ive star Ritchie Neville, began feeling unwell during the reception at a luxury hotel in Gloucester, England after her longtime pal exchanged vows with George Kay.
New head teachers working at schools in the city at the induction event at Mansion House, Clifton Photograph: Barbara Evripidou BRBE20140915B-13.jpg WHEN the new school term arrives, it's not just the youngsters who can get nervous about heading to the classroom. A clutch of new headteachers have been welcomed to Bristol's schools this month, and an induction event was held to help them get to grips with the challenges they face in their new roles.
Robert Plant has characterized the music he makes with his new backing band, The Sensational Space Shifters, as "country and eastern." It's a cheeky bit of stylistic recasting, but if anything, it doesn't go far enough in describing the wide scope of the rock legend's latest album, his 10th solo LP and the first backed by the Shifters.
Is this even a fair fight? It's like apples versus oranges, with apples being the smooth-and-sensitive hip-pop hitmaker Drake and oranges being the GOAT-tempting monolith on the wane Lil Wayne . In this case, as in life, I prefer oranges, but whatever your taste, this should be a hell of a show.
'I will f**king kill you. Do you know who I am?' George Zimmerman is accused of road rage in latest brush with the law Medical director of Manhattan clinic where Joan Rivers went into cardiac arrest steps down after he 'let an unauthorized doctor examine star' 'Mentally ill' mother pleads not guilty after three dead babies are found amid vermin and towers of soiled diapers at house of horrors as police search for more bodies Sarah Palin's husband left with a bloody nose after a 20-person brawl at his birthday party where daughter Bristol punched the host' Former daycare worker, 21, is convicted of kidnap and rape of girl, five, after donning a Muslim dress to impersonate child's mother and snatch her from school Border patrol agents being built $700,000 homes in taxpayer-funded project in a town where average house price is $90,000 One battle Napoleon could never win: How emperor's wife ... (more)
Bath's police station is to be sold to the University of Bath, while adjoining land will be bought by the council in a A 7m deal, the force has confirmed. Contracts have been exchanged on the Manvers Street site and the sale is due to be finalised at the end of October.
ANOTHER hurdle has been jumped towards a MetroBus route across Bristol becoming a reality. The 102m Northern Fringe to Hengrove Park scheme will link up with two other routes to provide a network of fast and reliable bus services to ease chronic congestion in the Bristol area.
On Monday, outside of the Fall River Justice Center near the border of Rhode Island, Bristol County District Attorney Sam Sutter addressed a gaggle of eager reporters gathered for what they thought would be a multi-day hearing for two men who blocked a 40,000-ton shipment of coal from reaching New England's largest power station last May. However, Sutter shocked everyone by dropping the charges in under an hour, leaving the group anxious to understand what led to his decision to reduce the conspiracy, disturbing the peace, and two other civil disobedience charges against the climate activists.
TODAY'S stage of the Tour of Britain will see racers head through Gloucestershire and into South Gloucestershire before finishing in Bristol with Sir Bradley Wiggins starting the day in 5th position. Racers will leave Worcester at 11am this morning where they will head towards Gloucestershire, through Stroud and in to Nailsworth.
Above and below, Anna Wilson drawing a line around the Cumberland Basin to show where floodwaters could reach Pictures: Dave Betts WHEN tidal flooding hit Bristol this year, residents watched in fear as the water lapped close to their houses. Now they are returning to the waterline to mark exactly how close it came in a bid to "start a conversation" on how to prevent a disaster.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 06:52 am
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