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River Avon, Bristol

River in the south west of England

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River Avon, Bristol: River in the south west of England
The River Avon is an English river in the south west of the country. To distinguish it from a number of other rivers of the same name, this river is often also known as the Bristol Avon. The name β€˜Avon’ is a cognate of the Welsh word afon, β€˜river’.


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Edward Colston's name removed from Bristol tower as slaver's statue pulled from river Avon

Name removed from tower just hours after slaver's likeness was pulled from River Avon to be memorialised in museum
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Lucky escape for driver as van ploughs into River Avon

The van ended up in the water after ploughing through railings and travelling down an embankment.
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Climbing the Clifton Suspension Bridge for safety checks

climbing the clifton suspension bridge for safety checks
Clifton Suspension Bridge engineers make safety checks 75m (275ft) above the River Avon.
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