Back Issues in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Issue 611 – 22 Jan 2020

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    Mangotsfield residents launch a petition calling on South Gloucestershire Council to review its plans for the Sort It centre. The founder of Hanham Green Belt Conservation Area is mourned and there is anger in Keynsham at the claimed ‘privatisation’ of …

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  • Issue 610 – 15 Jan 2020

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    Extinction Rebellion marchers protesting against Bristol Airport expansion bring Keynsham town centre to a standstill. A planning application for a wedding venue in Hanham Abbots which was withdrawn last year, has been re-submitted. BT will be scrapping more phone boxes …

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  • Issue 609 – 08 Jan 2020

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    A Keynsham woman receives an MBE for fostering more than 100 youngsters over the last 35 years. Residents of Goldney Avenue in Warmley feel under siege from another planning application to build houses and a lack of funding is blamed …

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  • Issue 608 – 31 Dec 2019

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    Controversial plans to redevelop Keynsham Police Station are rejected by planners. Brislington car dealer Simmonstone closes suddenly with the loss of over 80 jobs and we back at a year in which we lost several friends of The Week In. …

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  • Issue 607 – 18 Dec 2019

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    No surprises for our local MPs despite the massive General Election result. Princess Anne opens a new school facility at St Annes Park and a Hanham resident will celebrate her 100th birthday this Christmas. There are ambitious plans to turn …

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  • Issue 606 – 11 Dec 2019

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    Bitton villagers raise funds for a defibrillator after a pub regular dies from a heart attack. Bus services to Cribbs Causeway from the Bitton, Oldland Common and Cadbury Heath areas are decimated in the new No 19 timetable coming into …

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  • Issue 605 – 04 Dec 2019

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    Tributes are paid to former Keynsham Town Council Chair Roy Staddon who died last week. A police search is taking place in Gibraltar in the case of a Kingswood sailor who went missing 30 years ago. People living in Lyde …

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  • Issue 604 – 27 Nov 2019

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    Havoc is wreaked on the allotment site next to Warmley Golf Course with sheds set alight and crops trampled. Two fast food outlets in Keynsham have been challenged by environmental campaigners over their litter. And planning permission has been granted …

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  • Issue 603 – 20 Nov 2019

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    Wellsway Multi Academy Trust is being asked again by the Government’s Education and Skills Funding Agency to justify its high levels of executive pay. Tracy Park Golf and Country Club has applied to build two staff accommodation blocks on Green …

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  • Issue 602 – 13 Nov 2019

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    An argument over who is responsible for a broken sluice gate is causing major problems at a popular Warmley beauty spot. Plans have been lodged for a new hotel on the site of the former Keynsham fire station. Avon Valley …

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