Back Issues in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • 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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  • Issue 482 – 12 Jul 2017

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    Plans for the M4 junction link road at Pucklechurch are branded ‘crazy’ by local residents. Five Wellsway teachers call it a day after clocking up 144 years of service between them. 8km tailbacks are predicted once work starts on the …

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  • Issue 481 – 05 Jul 2017

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    There’s shock as we reveal a second option is being considered for the M4 Junction 18a – and residents in Pucklechurch are not happy. Chaos appears to have followed changes to waste collections in many parts of South Gloucestershire while …

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  • Issue 480 – 28 Jun 2017

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    Police clamp down on anti-social behaviour in Staple Hill while fed-up residents in the south of Keynsham set up their own action group. Plans are due to go on show for 77 new homes off Greenbank Road in Hanham and …

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  • Issue 479 – 21 Jun 2017

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    B&NES Council officials meet with Keynsham business owners affected by the one-way traffic trial. Bristol City Councils consults over further cuts to its budget and funding is announced to improve safety at busy junctions on the A39. Download Issue 479

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  • Issue 478 – 14 Jun 2017

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    As plans for the Bromley Heath viaduct diversion routes are published ahead of next month’s repair work, there are fresh hopes for additional funding to reduce the overall time of the project. Hopes that Siston Common would be protected from illegal …

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  • Issue 477 – 07 Jun 2017

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    Plans to redevelop a derelict site in the centre of Kingswood that has been plagued by crime have been rejected by council planners. Meanwhile arsonists have attacked a playground in Downend. And the volunteers who look after Page Park in …

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  • Issue 476 – 31 May 2017

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    There are fears that the Keynsham one-way system is driving people away from the town. Meanwhile residents of Golden Valley are angry at South Gloucestershire Council for diverting high volumes of traffic through the country lanes. A blue print to …

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  • Issue 475 – 24 May 2017

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    Schools in the area are facing a severe funding crisis as South Gloucestershire Council’s appeals for government help go unanswered. There are concerns too around Bitton with lorry deliveries and diverted traffic in the lanes around Upton Cheyney. Meanwhile B&NES …

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  • Issue 474 – 17 May 2017

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    A 20 mph speed limit may be imposed on a notoriously dangerous stretch of Lower Hanham Road while closure of the Wick to Lansdown road near Tracy Park Golf Club is causing chaos in the surrounding lanes. The first impressions …

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