Back Issues in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Issue 408 – 04 Feb 2016

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    S. Glos Council says the One Stop Shop is safe amid claims of a ‘done deal’ on the closure of Kingswood Civic Centre. Stephen Merchant backs the campaign to save Hanham Library after fears emerge it may only open two …

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  • Issue 407 – 28 Jan 2016

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    South Gloucestershire announces a Council Tax rise of 4% next year together with another rounds of cuts. Keynsham railway station will close for 10 days in April to allow for electrification work to be carried out and the threat to …

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  • Issue 406 – 21 Jan 2016

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    Chocolate production is due to start again in Keynsham.  There’s more anger at First bus services – this time over their ‘public consultation’ on services – and a lorry driver escaped with just cuts and bruises after a supermarket trolley …

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  • Issue 405 – 14 Jan 2016

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    Strike action by teachers at John Cabot Academy is averted at the last minute. A decision to allow 24-hour opening at a Willsbridge filling station has split opinion locally and an historic church in Hanham has held its last service and …

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  • Issue 404 – 7 Jan 2016

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    There’s a late reprieve for evening bus services on the 37 Bath to Bristol route as S. Glos Council reverses its decision to withdraw the subsidy from next week. Police break up a New Year’s Eve rave attended by over …

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  • Issue 403 – 31 Dec 2015

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    Filton & Bradley Stoke MP Jack Lopresti hit the tabloid headlines just prior to Christmas – and not because of his politics. The Whitchurch housing masterplan is approved but with decisions deferred on access to the former HorseWorld visitor centre …

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  • Christmas 2008 edition

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    There is no printed edition this week. The next one posted here will be on 30th December. Meanwhile, we were having a trawl through the archives and came across our first “Christmas Issue” which was produced in 2008.  In it …

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  • Issue 402 – 17 Dec 2015

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    B&NES Council confirms the new Keynsham leisure centre will feature in a ‘high quality’ redevelopment of the Riverside and Fire Station sites. There’s good news for Staple Hill too as £50,000 is set aside to restore the Page Park clock …

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  • 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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