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PCC election turn-out for Avon & Somerset

Avon and Somerset Police Authority has revealed the figures for the turn-out for last night's elections for the Police and Crime Commissioner.

They show a low turn-out in our region. The figures for Bristol are higher because the city was also taking part in mayoral elections.

  • Sedgemoor District Council 14.35%
  • Mendip District Council 18.53%
  • South Somerset District Council 19.24%
  • South Gloucestershire Council 16.3%
  • Bath & NE Som Council 15.95%
  • Taunton Deane Borough Council 18.13%
  • West Somerset District Council 16.91%
  • Bristol City Council 27.48%
  • North Somerset Council 16.01%

Search for missing Cinderford man

Missing man Kyle Jackson Credit: Avon & Somerset Police

Police are concerned for the whereabouts of a man from Cinderford.

25-year-old Kyle Jackson was reported missing from his home in Westfield Road yesterday afternoon [Wednesday].

Officers have serious concerns for Kyle’s mental health and are urging him or anyone who sees him to get in contact immediately.

Kyle is described as white, of stocky build, with short dark brown hair. He wears a thick silver chained necklace and has a piercing in his left eyebrow.

When he was last seen he was driving his blue Vauxhall Vectra.


Search for missing man

Missing Jamie Hogg Credit: Avon & Somerset Police

Police are appealing for the public's help to trace a missing 20-year-old man.

They are searching from Jamie Hogg, who has not been seen since Saturday. He is known to be depressed. He sent a text message to his partner on Sunday morning, but there has been no contact since and his family are concerned.

Jamie is described as a white man, about 5ft 10ins tall and of skinny build. He has brown/ginger coloured hair and has big blue stars tatooed on his arm. He is thought to be wearing a black hooded top, blue jeans and 'skate' training shoes.

He lives at Hallatrow but was last seen in the Coleford area. He also frequents the Midsomer Norton and Peasdown St John areas.

Police in Bristol appeal for witnesses following fatal crash

Police have issued an appeal for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision in the St Phillips area of Bristol last night (Tuesday July 3).The incident was reported at about 9pm. A Honda Civic was travelling along Feeder Road in the direction of Temple Meads.

As it negotiated a left hand bend it's believed to have mounted the kerb. The vehicle then crashed into a post box before colliding with a tree.One of the four men – aged 19 – in the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene. Another was taken to Frenchay Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The road was closed for several hours while police carried out their investigations.Detectives are keen to hear from anyone who may have been in the area at the time of the incident.

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