Back Issues in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Issue 500 – 15 Nov 2017

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    A significant milestone for The Week In this week and for Keynsham Town Community Radio which has been granted a broadcast licence by Ofcom. A new road layout through the Bromley Heath viaduct works came into effect this week – …

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  • Issue 499 – 08 Nov 2017

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    Hanham suffers at the hands of ‘reckless’ teenagers stoning vehicles and letting off fireworks. Keynsham residents will soon get to see the latest plans for the vehicle access to the Somerdale site and Kingswood’s MP tells of his concerns over …

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  • Issue 498 – 01 Nov 2017

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    Mystery surrounds the sudden closure of a Keynsham-based waste reprocessing plant which was part of a £9m scheme to generate electricity through anaerobic digestion. There’s more anger in Bitton at the state of the roads due to construction lorries from …

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  • Issue 497 – 25 Oct 2017

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    The West of England can’t achieve its house building target without building on the Green Belt. The final draft of the Joint Spatial Plan identifies 105,000 needed by 2036. Former Bristol Rovers Chairman and local businessman Geoff Dunford died at …

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  • Issue 496 – 18 Oct 2017

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    Keynsham and Downend are celebrating success at this year’s South West in Bloom awards. Bitton residents are fed up with mud on the roads from the new housing development while more details of possible transport infrastructure projects are revealed by …

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  • Issue 495 – 11 Oct 2017

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    News that the old Kleeneze site in Hanham looks set to be turned into housing has been welcomed. There’s concern over a series of so-called ‘creeper’ burglaries in the North Common, Kingswood, Staple Hill and Hanham areas. Inpatient beds at …

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  • Issue 494 – 04 Oct 2017

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    The A4 Airport bus has lost customers because of Keynsham’s one-way system trial, according to the company’s MD. There’s more controversy over the M4 junction as it appears that the West of England Combined Authority is only considering one option …

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  • Issue 493 – 27 Sept 2017

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    24-hour work has begun on the Bromley Heath viaduct as efforts continue to complete work on the ring road within 33 weeks. There’s still legal confusion over plans to safeguard Siston Common from illegal encampment and there are calls for …

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  • Issue 492 – 20 Sep 2017

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    Consultation on the M4 motorway junction is branded ‘flawed’ by campaigners in Pucklechurch. Pukka Herbs, one of the country’s leading brands of herbal tea, confirms it is moving to the Chocolate Factory at Somerdale next Spring. The local community mobilised …

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  • Issue 491 – 13 Sept 2017

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    Over 300 people attended the first public meeting to see plans for a possible new M4 junction last week. Meanwhile, the West of England Combined Authority is poised to carry out business evaluations on a range of transport infrastructure projects …

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