Firefighters are tackling a fire at a recycling centre in Avonmouth. It started in a waste compactor inside a warehouse.
Avon Fire Service says there are eight fire engines and 55 firefighters on the scene dealing with the incident.
People living or working near the area are being asked to close their doors and windows because of the smoke.
The family of a two-year-old girl killed in a car crash in Avonmouth have released an emotional tribute to her.
Natasha May Packman died on Tuesday. The family have chosen not to release a photograph of her. A 46-year-old man has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving.
A three-year-old girl has died following a serious car crash in Avonmouth.
A woman and two children were taken to hospital after their Toyota Yaris collided with a Mercedes minibus in Kings Weston Lane at around 9.15am yesterday.
A three-year-old girl was kept in hospital but sadly died from her injuries last night.
A 46-year-old man was arrested in connection with the collision and he remains in custody for questioning.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police.
Residents in Avonmouth are urging people to write to their local councillor in objection to a proposed biomass power plant.
Campaigners are concerned about the air quality. The plans were turned down in November when the committee was made public following protests. But residents are concerned that an appeal might be held in private.
An inquest has been unable to find out how a man from Swindon died after his remains were found in a recycling plant.
The remains of 34 year old Matthew Symondes were found at the recycling plant at Avonmouth in Bristol in August. An inquest was told that the cause of death was 'unascertained'.
It is thought the body had been transported from a commercial recycling plant in Swindon. The inquest was told he had to be identified by finger print analysis
The inquest was adjourned to a date to be fixed.
HMS Somerset will sail into Avonmouth this morning. The 133-metre frigate will dock for four days and celebrate its twentieth birthday with a reception this evening.
Students from the region will be welcomed aboard and given a unique insight into life in the Navy. Members of the ship's crew will also be involved in Remembrance Day events across the county.
People living in Avonmouth have started a petition calling for regular tests on air quality round their homes.
It follows complaints of dust and flies coming from industries in the neighbouring port of Bristol. The city council has agreed to three months' testing of pollution levels. But residents, and their MP, say that's not enough.
Residents in Avonmouth have launched a petition calling for regular tests on air quality round their homes.
It follows complaints of dust and flies coming from industries in the neighbouring port of Bristol.
The city council has agreed to three months' testing of pollution levels.
A Bristol MP has today called for tighter rules on storing waste to help curb the plague of flies that's affected Avonmouth. Charlotte Leslie told Parliament, residents were being treated "like second class citizens". Bob Constantine reports.