Back Issues in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Issue 422 – 12 May 2016

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    Labour sweeps to victory in Bristol, with a new Mayor and taking control of the city council. And with consultation on library cuts across South Glos closing this week, there’s a warning that reduced hours at Hanham would badly affect …

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  • Issue 421 – 05 May 2016

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    B&NES Council declares war on A-boards. Kingswood’s MP says devolution will go ahead without North Somerset if they reject the plan and we have first hand testimony of living with the fall out from Chernobyl. Download Issue 421

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  • Issue 420 – 28 Apr 2016

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    Hicks Gate Fire Station is operational, protests gather over S. Glos library and a Kingswood junior school headteacher is shortlisted for a national award. Download Issue 420

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  • Issue 419 – 21 Apr 2016

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    Projects still need to be completed at Keynsham Station after the upgrade work revealed a subsoil problem on one of the platforms.  Police and Trading Standards Officers have swooped on an address in Staple Hill as part of a clampdown on …

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  • Issue 418 – 14 Apr 2016

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    Taylor Wimpey claims it has agreement from a councillor over out of hours deliveries to The Meadows development. As more reports of anti-social behaviour emerge in the Longwell Green area, we spend a Friday evening out with the Special Constables …

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  • Issue 417 – 07 Apr 2016

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    Job losses are inevitable, according to the head of S. Glos library service, as the council consultation over budget cuts continues. The ‘orange army’ descends on Keynsham as 500 workers move in to carry out upgrade works to the Bristol …

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  • Issue 416 – 31 Mar 2016

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    Stand by for rail disruption as electrification work will close Keynsham Station for up to 10 days from this weekend. The District Valuer considers the plan for a car park at St Mary’s Church in Bitton as vital for its future …

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  • Issue 415 – 24 Mar 2016

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    The Budget has a devolution deal for our local councils and study funding for the M4 link. Opposition grows to the possible closure of libraries in South Gloucestershire and the St Monica Trust retirement community at Somerdale will be called the …

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  • Issue 414 – 17 Mar 2016

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    Traffic accidents last week caused chaos on the ring road and renewed calls for safety measures at a Hanham junction. The people of B&NES say ‘No’ to an elected mayor and there’s confusion over parking restrictions in the Keynsham Civic …

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  • Issue 413 – 10 Mar 2016

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    3500 cars are clocked on Park Road, Keynsham in just 12 hours. The Princess Royal visits Kingswood and Hillfields and First make another round of changes to bus services in the area – but the 17 & 17a are left …

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