Police seek witnesses after church defaced with racist graffiti

Police are appealing for witnesses and information after Christ the King Church in Bradley Stoke was damaged by graffiti. Overnight Thursday to Friday 14th-15th October, graffiti that included a swastika, expletives and racist terms was daubed on the glass doors of the church and the columns either side. Neighbourhood Inspector Bob Evely said: “I can assure the community that we

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Call from public leads to four arrests

Police have praised a member of the public who reported seeing people acting suspiciously at a house in Bradley Stoke in the early hours today (Monday 12th July). Four men were arrested nearby within 10 minutes of the call. A 28-year-old man and three teenagers aged 18, 17 and 15 remain in police custody. Neighbourhood Sergeant Clive Johnson said: “We

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Bradley Stoke ranked as low crime area

New crime maps published by Avon and Somerset Police show Bradley Stoke to be an island of low crime incidence within South Gloucestershire. The town’s crime figures fall into the ‘below average’ category, meaning that the crime rate is between 12.5% and 37.4% of the national average. Neighbouring areas Stoke Gifford, Winterbourne and Severnside all fall into the ‘average’ category

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