Bristol group to feature on BBC1 show ‘The Greatest Dancer’

World Hip Hop Champions ‘Dark Angels’ will appear on the hit BBC show The Greatest Dancer this Saturday (January 25). The South Bristol dance group will be competing for their chance to win £50,000, but first they must impress industry professionals including Multi-platinum-selling singer Cheryl and Strictly Come Dancing star Oti Mabuse. The hip-hop group will take centre stage in the programme which airs on BBC 1 at 6:30pm. They will need to impress at least 75% of the audience …

Man jailed after sending graphic picture to undercover police officer

A man who sent a photo of his penis to police has been jailed. Terry Peake sent the lewd photograph when encouraging who he thought was a 13-year-old girl into sexual activity online. But it turned out he was actually having speaking to ah undercover police and he was identified and arrested. Peake, 27, of Lonsdale Avenue in Weston-super-Mare, admitted a plethora of offences at Bristol Crown Court. He pleaded guilty to breaching a Sexual Offences Prevention Order (SOPO), attempting …

X-ray body scanners to be installed at HMP Bristol as part of smuggling crackdown

HMP Bristol is notorious for being one of the most ‘troubled’ prisons in Britain. Reports of drug-taking and violence at the Horfield jail are rife. That’s why it’s been selected to have pioneering X-ray body scanners rolled-out in the building. The innovative technology – designed specially for prisons – produces instant images from inside the human body and can reveal internally concealed contraband, including drugs, mobile phones and weapons. Read More Related Articles There has been a rise in deaths …

Morrisons to create 7,000 new roles – but thousands of managers to go

Morrisons is planning to create 7,000 new roles as part of a huge overhaul of the company which will also see 3,000 managerial positions axed. The supermarket will have around 4,000 more staff under the changes, according to The Mirror. Many of the new jobs will be on Morrisons’ Market Street counters which include butchers, bakers, fishmongers and other fresh food specialists. David Lepley, Morrisons group retail director, said: “This proposal means more frontline colleagues improving product availability and helping …

Feisty residents of Hotwells tell Mayor to think again on Western Harbour project

The Mayor of Bristol tried to reassure a sometimes feisty meeting in Hotwells tonight (January 22) that no decisions had been made on plans to transform the area around the Cumberland Basin. But a packed meeting at Holy Trinity Church in Hotwells was almost unanimous in their strength of feeling against plans to radically alter the road network. Speaker after speaker called on Marvin Rees to think again about the proposals which would see the existing Plimsoll Bridge and 1960s …

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