Back Issues in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • 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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  • Issue 412 – 03 Mar 2016

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    There’s a new McDonald’s row – this time in Emersons Green where they want to build a Drive-Thru on a site designated for a sports centre.  Angry Hanham residents grill their local MP over the threat to their library and there …

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  • Issue 411 – 25 Feb 2016

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    There was anger at the S. Glos Council meeting when the budget was agreed using transitional funding to reduce green bin charges rather than keeping libraries open. More local pubs face an uncertain future following a series of unrelated announcements last …

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  • Issue 410 – 18 Feb 2016

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    A young woman, formerly from Kingswood, performed at the recent Super Bowl final as part of an American drum and bugle corps. South Gloucestershire Council has used part of its emergency government funding to reduce the cost of green bin …

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  • Issue 409 – 11 Feb 2016

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    The Grange School & Sports College will close this year as it will have no students on roll from July. A man is arrested following another mugging of an elderly lady in Keynsham and weather takes its toll on the …

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  • 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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