Portway Park and Ride in Avonmouth could get its own rail station by next autumn. Bristol City Council has already set aside money for the project, which needs final approval from the government
It would provide a link through to Temple Meads. The station would be the first built in Bristol for sixteen years.
A new food waste plant will be opened in Bristol by the food minister David Heath this morning. The plant at the sewage treatment works in Avonmouth will use waste from homes and businesses to generate enough electricity to power 3,000 homes.
Police have formally identified the man whose body was found at a recycling plant in Avonmouth.
22-year-old Garrett Elsey had just arrived in Bristol from Canada to begin a masters degree.
Mystery surrounds exactly what happened after a night out with a friend - but somehow Garrett ended up in a recycling bin.
Police say his death is not being treated as suspicious.
Richard Payne has the latest:
Investigations into the circumstances which led to a body being found at a waste facility in Avonmouth on Thursday September 27 continue.The body was discovered at around 10.20am at a site in Kings Weston Lane.
Formal identification has taken place and we can confirm the body of the man found is 22 year old Garrett Elsey.
A man found dead in a bin at a recycling plant in Bristol has been named. The Canadian Press say he was 22 year old Garrett Elsey. The Canadian student had been in Bristol for less than a day. He had come to the city to study for a masters degree.
Police say they are keeping an 'open mind' as to how he died and are continuing investigations. A post-mortem is due to take place early next week.
Ten people have been arrested as part of an investigation into the dumping of hazardous waste including heavy metals and asbestos by an Avonmouth company.
Sixty Environment Agency investigators along with Avon and Somerset Police carried out dawn raids on several sites.
The Environment Agency said it was the UK's biggest ever hazardous waste raid and they are looking into whether there is any risk to public health.
The ten have been released on bail until January. The investigation is expected to take several months to complete.
A post-mortem examination has been carried out on the body of man, found at a recycling plant on the edge of Bristol.
Police were called to Kings Weston Lane in Avonmouth yesterday after a dumper truck unloaded its collection and the body of a man, believed to be in his 20s, was found.
Officers have been investigating nine different locations across the city - the route the lorry took.
Richard Payne has the latest:
Police are continuing to investigate the death of a man whose body was found at a waste plant in Avonmouth yesterday [Thursday].
Formal identification is still to take place but officers believe they know who he is. His family has been informed.
They say they are "keeping an open mind" about what happened. A post mortem examination is taking place today to establish how he died.