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By Marc Rath / m.rath@bepp.co.uk

THE two nights of rioting in Bristol are likely to cost the city hundreds of thousands of pounds.

Shops and businesses are counting the cost of the public disorder which saw vandals and looters take to the streets on Monday and Tuesday night following widespread civil unrest in London.

The bill for replacing burnt-out vehicles, smashed windows, torched bins, damaged buildings and stolen property alone is expected to easily top £70,000.

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From Avon and Somerset Police

Life in Bristol has been returning to normal following the scenes of vandalism and disorder on the streets earlier this week.

Bristol has tonight enjoyed a very normal Wednesday night.

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By Dan Evans, Crime Correspondent / d.evans@bepp.co.uk

Police have issued CCTV images of the suspects believed to have been involved in the latest Bristol riots and are appealing to Evening Post readers for help identifying them.

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By Vicki Mathias, Health Correspondent

DOZENS of families whose loved ones died in suspicious circumstances have been told that they went to their graves with some of their body parts missing.

The organs or tissue of about 110 people whose deaths were the subject of police investigations – including murder and manslaughter inquiries – over the last 25 years
were retained as evidence after post-mortem examinations, it has emerged.

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By Sam Rkaina, Local Government Reporter

 

THE National Trust has urged people to call the police if they see anyone spraying graffiti on the Avon Gorge.

The 200ft gorge has been a target for vandals for years, and despite repeated efforts to clean it they struck again earlier this month.

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By Sam Rkaina, Local Government Reporter

CALLS have been made for an investigation into the police tactics used during both Cheltenham Road riots.

At a public meeting to discuss the area’s recent problems on Monday night, a number of residents said that either they or people they knew had been injured by officers during the two incidents.

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By Sam Rkaina, Local Government Reporter

Bristol’s Liberal Democrats have agreed to a series of concessions to opposition parties in order to keep control of the city council.

Here we look at what they have agreed, and what they haven’t.

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