Back Issues in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Issue 366 – 09 Apr 2015

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    It’s been a busy Easter on the Election trail with the Prime Minister, Chancellor and Deputy Prime Minister all visiting the area. There’s more traffic disruption for Keynsham this week with overnight road closures planned for Bath Hill and Downend …

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  • Issue 365 – 02 Apr 2015

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    There is shock and anger at the sudden decision to close Soundwell College. Cyclists and walkers are angry too that the cycle track between Bitton and Saltford will be closed for 3 weeks this summer and we start our Election …

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  • Issue 364 – 26 Mar 2015

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    Justice Secretary Chris Grayling visits the site in Hanham where Ross and Clare Symons were killed in 2013. A Wick man who conned investors out of millions of pounds is jailed for 4 years 8 months at Bristol Crown Court …

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  • Issue 363 – 19 Mar 2015

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    There are 3 months of roadworks about to start on the Keynsham bypass due to bridge repair work.  A Downend man claims the withdrawal of the no 5 bus service at the end of the month will leave him housebound. …

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  • Issue 362 – 12 Mar 2015

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    Local communities are coming to terms with the brutal murder of St George teenager Becky Watts. The old Station Master pub building in Warmley is saved from the bulldozers and the gloves come off in the build up to May’s …

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  • Issue 361 – 05 March 2015

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    The Monster Raving Loony Party is fielding a candidate in the Kingswood election in May. A Keynsham nursery has launched a petition to persuade the council not to sell off neighbouring land for commercial development and Housing Minister Stephen Williams …

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  • Issue 360 – 26 February 2015

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    There’s disappointment at King’s Oak Academy as it misses out on funding despite the Minister’s recent visit. Taylor Wimpey has scrapped plans for a temporary haul road to alleviate problems with lorry movements at the K2 development in Keynsham and …

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  • Issue 359 – 19 February 2015

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    Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond drops in on the Red Cross emergency response unit in Warmley. The second part of the K2 housing development in Keynsham is given the go ahead and First announces a raft of bus service changes in response …

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  • Issue 358 – 12 February 2015

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    Residents claim they are trapped in their homes as the Lyde Green housing development begins to take shape. The row intensifies over the contract for the NHS treatment centre in Emersons Green and a new head teacher is appointed at …

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  • Issue 357 – 05 February 2015

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    S.Glos Council decides against cutting funding for PCSOs but cuts elsewhere will lead to job losses . Work on the Teewell Bridge over the cycle track at Staple Hill is taking longer than originally forecast and it’s business as usual for …

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