Back Issues in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Issue 582 – 26 Jun 2019

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    Stand by for more changes on the A4174 ring road at Hambrook as South Gloucestershire Council embarks on a trial scheme to tackle air pollution. Young people in Keynsham take to the streets to highlight the amount of plastic we …

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  • Issue 581 – 19 June 2019

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    There’s a public health warning as the number of cases of mumps – particularly in B&NES – soars. In Kingswood, residents of flats in have launched a petition after Bromford Housing Association ordered the removal of play equipment from communal …

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  • Issue 580 – 12 Jun 2019

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    St Monica Trust is close to signing a deal to take over the Somerdale Pavilion in Keynsham. The owner of a cat that was mutilated in Cadbury Heath warns others to beware of a possible killer preying on pets. The …

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  • Issue 579 – 05 June 2019

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    Shortwood Lodge Golf Club is closing with 250 homes on the Green Belt proposed instead. Police and the RSPCA are concerned at reports of a beheaded cat found in Cadbury Heath. Objectors demonstrate the height of the floodlights proposed for …

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  • Issue 578 – 29 May 2019

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    Head teachers from Bath & North East Somerset schools have written to parents about the looming funding crisis. There are fears in Wick that a busy road may collapse into a disused quarry. Lloyds Bank announces another branch closure – …

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  • Issue 577 – 22 May 2019

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    AEK-Boco FC’s ambitious plans for their ground in Hanham look set to be approved. Action is to be taken to cut down on bad parking around Bitton and Longwell Green while police are stepping up patrols on the Bristol to …

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  • Issue 576 – 15 May 2019

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    In this week’s issue, campaigners are unhappy about a “highly inappropriate” holiday park development in the Green Belt at Saltford. A memorial has been unveiled in St George to mark pauper graves containing the remains of more than 4,000 inmates …

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  • Issue 575 – 08 May 2019

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    Last week’s local election results are still being digested – the Tories were routed in Bath & North East Somerset but comfortably held on to control of South Gloucestershire. Families had to be evacuated following a major fire at the …

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  • Issue 574 – 01 May 2019

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    Keynsham’s community radio station receives a funding boost from the National Lottery and a nine-year-old girl from Pucklechurch is praised by the emergency services after her mum was trapped beneath a wardrobe in their home. There’s bad news for motorists …

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  • Issue 573 – 24 Apr 2019

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    Proposals for a car park at Willsbridge Mill are dividing the community. Dates are announced for the public examination of the West of England’s Joint Spatial Plan and the restored Fry’s steam engine takes its bow at Avon Valley Railway. …

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