Back Issues in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Issue 401 – 10 Dec 2015

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    There are concerns over plans to build flats on the site of the Wesleyan Chapel in Kingswood. The 349 and 178 bus routes are among the worst delayed in Bristol – and we think we know why. We also announce …

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  • Issue 400 – 03 Dec 2015

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    B&NES Council Leader Tim Warren makes a pledge on the Keynsham Leisure Centre during a local radio broadcast. Plans are unveiled for the new Lidl store in Kingswood which is due to open next year and there is frustration over …

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  • Issue 399 – 26 Nov 2015

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    The councillor in charge of leisure provision in B&NES tells Keynsham residents that a new sports hall is still being reviewed.  New speed ramps in Kingswood are too low to have any effect on traffic speeds and there are fears …

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  • Issue 398 – 19 Nov 2015

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    There’s an announcement finally on the long overdue community hospital beds planned for Frenchay.  Rising crime and reduced policing in Keynsham are causing concern while two sites in Kingswood are occupied by groups of travellers. Download Issue 398

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  • Issue 397 – 12 Nov 2015

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    Fresh fears are raised for Green Belt areas around Bristol as the four councils consult on the need for 85,000 new houses in the next 20 years. New plans are put forward for waste collections in South Gloucestershire but the …

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  • Issue 396 – 05 Nov 2015

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    The First MD admits some of the recent bus changes in the area were “not quite right.” The Cadbury Heath skatepark is in the news again – this time because it’s the subject of an arson attack – and there’s …

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  • Issue 395 – 29 Oct 2015

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    Plans are submitted to turn the empty Riverside offices in Keynsham into 100+ flats. The first ever Bristol to Bath marathon is heralded a great success with over 6000 runners taking part and the date of a public inquiry has …

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  • Issue 394 – 22 Oct 2015

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    Keynsham Fire Station closes suddenly with cover now provided from Brislington until Hicks Gate opens next year. S. Gloucs Council is committed to retaining a One Stop Shop and Police presence in Kingswood but reckons closing the Civic Centre would …

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  • Issue 393 – 15 Oct 2015

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    More tails of woe from passengers left stranded by First following the latest bus route changes.  Keynsham’s Civic Centre offices are voted the ‘Best of the Best’ and PCSO posts are again under threat as South Glos Council considers options for another …

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  • Issue 392 – 08 October 2015

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    Police investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of a former Keynsham student whose body was pulled from the River Avon at Hanham, plus pictures from the day the giant Cadbury’s sign was removed from the old factory in Keynsham and …

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