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Bristol second worst city for social isolation

Loneliness can damage physical and mental health.
Loneliness can damage physical and mental health. Credit: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Bristol is the second worst city in the country for social isolation according to a recent report.

Loneliness can damage both mental and physical health. Social groups have been set up across the city set up to help lonely people meet others and find new interests.

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Rovers to hold open meeting with fans

Bristol Rovers were relegated at the end of the season.
Bristol Rovers were relegated at the end of the season. Credit: PA Wire

Bristol Rovers will hold an open meeting with fans at the Memorial Stadium today.

Fans are frustrated at the lack of communication from the club since the team was relegated at the end of the season. It follows an emergency general meeting of the official supporters group in June, where fans questions were vetted, and they felt they didn't get the answers they wanted.

Somerset man among last to be named in air crash

A man from Somerset is among the last of the British people who died in the MH17 air crash to be named.

Andrew Hoare was originally from Beckington near Frome but later moved to Luxemberg. His Dutch wife Estella and their two children were also aboard the Malaysian Airlines flight which was reportedly shot down over Ukraine.

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