Back Issues in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • 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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  • Issue 490 – 06 Sept 2017

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    There’s dismay in Kingswood after a planning inspector overturns the council’s refusal of a controversial housing scheme. Police have released CCTV footage of a man wanted in connection with a burglary at the Bonzo Lounge in Keynsham and plans are …

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  • Issue 489 – 30 Aug 2017

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    There’s good news for GCSE students in the area but a problem with the maths in South Gloucestershire as costs for the proposed new M4 junction have soared. Planning permission is granted for another 100 new homes on Charlton Road …

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  • Issue 488 – 23 Aug 2017

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    We’ve all you need to know about the new ticketing arrangements that will make it easier for passengers travelling from Keynsham to Bath and Bristol. There’s the very sad news that another student from St Brendan’s Sixth Form has died …

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  • Issue 487 – 16 Aug 2017

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    The victim of a mugging in broad daylight in Kingswood speaks to The Week In to warn others of the danger. A man is arrested following an arson attack on a barber shop in Saltford and another is remanded to …

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  • Issue 486 – 09 Aug 2017

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    The Government has granted funds for B&NES Council to resurface the Keynsham bypass. Problems persist with travellers in and around Siston Common and mystery surrounds the future of a Hanham pub. Page Park’s new community building and cafe was officially …

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  • Issue 485 – 02 Aug 2017

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    McGill Transport has acquired a 17-acre site on Avon Mill Lane that will secure jobs in Keynsham. Meanwhile First has announced it is ending the 38 bus service which connects the south of the town with Bristol and Bath city …

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  • Issue 484 – 26 July 2017

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    The clean-up operation begins on Siston Common, but the travellers have only moved a few hundred metres to playing fields close-by. Local residents have been quick to praise Wessex Water for their reaction to last week’s burst water main which …

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  • Issue 483 – 19 Jul 2017

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    Pucklechurch residents react in anger to news of a possible 2,600 home development close to the proposed ‘west’ alternative for the M4 Junction 18a. There is mystery in Keynsham as a skeleton discovered by workmen in St John’s churchyard looks …

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