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4 hrs ago | This Is Bristol

HYPE West scheme aims to help 600 unemployed people find work

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.

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8 hrs ago | This Is Bristol

MetroWest plan for local rail on the right track

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.

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8 hrs ago | This Is Bristol

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HE represents the people of North Somerset in Parliament but this week, events hundreds of miles to the north are at the top of Liam Fox's agenda. The Tory MP was born in just south of Glasgow and has joined the effort to persuade Scotland's voters to remain in the UK.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

Circulation

Evidence-Based Prescribing: Combining Network Meta-Analysis With...

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 .

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ContactMusic.com

Natasha Hamilton Hospitalised After Kerry Katona's Wedding

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.

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This Is Bristol

Schools New heads given a helping hand

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.

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This Is Bristol

Career over for fan involved in match violence

Bristol City fan Joshua Jones, 18, was watching his team play in an emotionally-charged match against Bristol Rovers on September 4 last year when he ran onto the pitch. There had already been pockets of disorder before the match and police deployed had formed a defensive line between the two groups of fans.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Billboard

Robert Plant on What Inspires His New Band, and What He...

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.

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This Is Bristol

Gloden Tanning & Beauty located in Bristol

Look and feel amazing with our range of affordable treatments For a whole range of affordable tanning treatments in Bristol, pop into Glden where you'll find the latest sunbeds, fake tanning and a fantastic selection of beauty products. There's nothing quite like having a healthy summer glow, especially when the weather's not quite up to it! Keep your skin looking sunkissed even as the temperatures drop - and whether you're a bronzed beauty or a pale English Rose, we've a treatment to suit your skin type.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Stranger

Tonight in Music: Lil Wayne vs. Drake, Pulse Emmiter and Addison Groove

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.

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CBC News

My Guitar: Harry Martin's hard-working Takamine 360

Harry Martin received his Takamine guitar as a gift from his wife in 1986. Since then, Martin has taken the instrument with him across Canada and to Bristol, England.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Daily Mail

Did losing an English girl's love turn Alex Salmond into a raging Nat?

'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)

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Daily Mail

For the high life move to... Cardiff: Welsh town named the best...

Residents are some of the most likely to have a job, have the lowest living expenses and have seen the highest growth in their disposable income of anyone in the country, according to the MoneySupermarket Quality of Living Index. Winning formula: Cardiff residents enjoy the highest quality of life of any city residents in the country, according to a study Cardiff scored above average on every factor except salaries, taking the number one spot from last year's winner Bristol.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Newsday

Bath police station sold in A 7m deal

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.

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CiteULike

Evaluation of a community arts installation event in support of public health

Aims: This study is set in the context of recent arts and health developments. It evaluates the worth for public health of a ten day community arts installation event held in Bristol, England, in support of new immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers.Methods: Action research methods were used by members of a creative writing group to elicit among 434 public visitors their free-text reflections on the project and/or their reactions to the event.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

This Is Bristol

Metrobus 102m Northern Fringe to Hengrove Park scheme...

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.

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ThinkProgress

How 2 Guys, A Lobster Boat, And A District Attorney Just Made Climate History

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.

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Gazette Series

Tour of Britain will bring cyclists to town

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.

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This Is Bristol

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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.

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The Stranger

Data Breaker

Eprom has tracks titled "Twerkul8" and "Regis Chillbin," but don't write him off just yet. He's still one of the more skillful cats in the dubstep game, keeping his textures inhumanly wicked when the mood strikes him .

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