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Police search for missing man

Paul McLean was last seen on Monday Credit: Avon and Somerset Police

Officers are appealing for help in finding a man who's known to have connections to the Avon and Somerset area and has gone missing from Yorkshire.

34 year old Paul McLean was last seen on Monday afternoon after leaving a private hospital. He was wearing blue jeans, beige boots and a black leather jacket. Police say they don't believe he poses a risk to the public but anyone who sees Paul should not approach him but call 101.


Three arrested following shooting in Bristol pub

Three people have been arrested after a 40 year old man was injured in a shooting at a pub in Bristol last night.

The incident happened at the Jolly Roger in Easton at around 2am. The man was taken to hospital but suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Two men and a woman were arrested a short while later when police stopped their car on the M32.

Police say the arrests are also in connection to an attempted robbery which took place earlier in the evening on nearby St Mark's Road. The three people remain in custody.


Bristol Rovers High Court battle against Sainsbury's ends - with no decision

A week-long legal battle over the future of Bristol Rovers' Memorial Stadium site concluded in the High Court today.

The hearing was called to settle an ongoing dispute between the football club and Sainsbury's over a land deal involving the club's current home in Horfield.

After six days the hearing finally drew to a close today, but Mrs Justice Proudman made it clear she would not make an immediate decision on what she described as an "extremely complex case".

She has instead reserved judgment until a later date.

Bristol Rovers is involved in a High Court dispute with Sainsbury's Credit Credit: ITV News

Mrs Justice Proudman, sitting in London, was told the football club agreed a deal with the supermarket chain in 2011, as part of its plans to move to a new ground on the Frenchay campus of the University of the West of England (UWE).

The terms of the deal were that Sainsbury's would buy the Memorial Stadium for £30 million and lease it back to the club for a peppercorn rent until its move to the new ground was completed - at which time a new supermarket would be built on the site.

The club would use the money to finance the building of the new 21,700-seat stadium.

At the time the deal was made, the court heard, there was no planning permission or infrastructure in place, the costs were uncertain and Bristol Rovers were still negotiating with UWE.

The Club is hopeful that judgment in its favour will be made soon, allowing it to draw a line under this dispute and move forward with the construction of the new UWE Stadium and planning for next season in League 2.

– Bristol Rovers spokesman
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