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  • HMP LEYHILL. AN EX INMATES SIDE OF THE STORY.

    By Deedaw8139 at 13:36 on 11/08/13
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    HMP LEYHILL MAY BE A OPEN PRISON BUT THE ONLY PERSON KEEPING YOU THERE IS YOURSELF. MOST OF THE PEOPLE WHO ABSCOND ARE EITHER LONG TERMERS OR PEOPLE WHO HAVE COME TO NEAR COMPLETION OF SENTENCE. IT IS A MORE RELAXED REGIME THAN MOST OTHER PRISON BUT IT IS NO HOLIDAY CAMP THAT THE MEDIA WOULD HAVE YOU BELIEVE. ALL PRISONERS ARE SUPPOSSED TO WORK UNLESS ILL OR INFIRM. WORK STARTS AT 08.15 UNLESS WORKING IN KITCHEN ( EARLIER...
  • Men steal from 97-year-old woman at her Thornbury home

    By matt_2009 at 12:54 on 16/01/13
    Men steal from 97-year-old woman at her Thornbury home.
    A 97-year-old woman had cash and jewellery stolen from her Thornbury home following a distraction burglary on Saturday (January 13). At about 6pm a man called on her home in Blakes Road claiming to be from a water company. He stated that he needed to look at her pipes in order to resolve a problem at a neighbours address. The woman allowed the man into her home and stayed with him the whole time. While she was with him another unknown...
  • Patchway hate crime: Police appeal

    By matt_2009 at 14:03 on 04/01/13
    Patchway hate crime: Police appeal.
    Can you help identify a man police wish to speak with in connection with a hate crime? In this case a disabled service station employee was subject to abuse from a driver. The person police wish to speak with is described as white, aged between 22-25, of stocky build and wearing a green riding style jacket. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crimestoppers anonymously 24/7 on 0800 555 111.
  • Teenager arrested after throwing a firework into a shop in Patchway which injured toddler

    By matt_2009 at 16:34 on 06/11/12
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    A teenager has been arrested by officers investigating an incident in which a toddler was injured by a firework thrown into a Patchway shop. The young girl was in the shop with her parents at about 5.30pm on Wednesday October 31 when someone threw a firework into the store on The Parade. Although the girl's father tried to stamp out the 'banger'-type firework the girl and her mother received burns to their legs and feet. A 16-year-old...
  • Stephen Farrow found guilty of murdering vicar John Suddards

    By This is Bristol at 14:53 on 02/11/12
    Murdered Thornbuty vicar John Suddards
    Stephen Farrow has been jailed for life after being found guilty of the murders of a Thornbury vicar and retired teacher from Worcestershire. Drifter Farrow killed the Reverend John Suddards after leaving a chilling note when he burgled a nearby home, saying he hated God. Over the course of a month-long trial at Bristol Crown Court a jury heard he claimed to have been abused by a priest as a child and had contemplated crucifying the...

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