Back Issues in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Issue 588 – 07 Aug 2019

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    We exclusively reveal that Mitie is relocating 300 jobs to the Chocolate Quarter in Keynsham. The West of England Joint Spatial Plan, outlining 105,000 new homes by 2036, has been sent back to the drawing board by government inspectors. Cossham …

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  • Issue 587 – 31 Jul 2019

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    Last week’s government reshuffle means new jobs for three of our local MPs. A specialist children’s centre in Emersons Green is under threat as the council reviews its special educational needs budgets. The future of Keynsham’s ambulance station is still …

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  • Issue 586 – 24 Jul 2019

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    There’s controversy over plans for a wedding venue on part of the Hanham Abbots Conservation Area. The Albanian family threatened with removal to a dispersal centre while their asylum application is considered, can now remain in Keynsham until a decision …

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  • Issue 585 – 17 Jul 2019

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    In this week’s issue, people in Keynsham are rallying behind a young family from Albania who face having to leave relatives and friends in Keynsham. People are raving about top comedian Russell Howard’s show in Keynsham. First is putting up …

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  • Issue 584 – 10 Jul 2019

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    Plans to reduce traffic emissions between the Hambrook and M32 junctions on the ring road have come in for severe criticism. There are fears that the Keynsham and Soundwell ambulance stations will close as part of a restructuring and consultation …

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  • Issue 583 – 03 Jul 2019

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    Businesses try to get back on track after the Strachan & Henshaw building inferno. A new report claims more than a million pensioners are missing out on entitlements and the first phase of the Keynsham Leisure Centre redevelopment is officially …

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  • 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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