Back Issues in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • 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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  • Issue 391 – 01 Oct 2015

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    B&NES moves quickly to counter claims that the new leisure centre in Keynsham will not have a sports hall or squash courts. No decision on the format will be made until the location has been confirmed.  There is mystery surrounding the …

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  • Issue 390 – 24 Sep 2015

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    The unveiling of Keynsham’s new clock tower is branded a shambles as construction work is unfinished. Members of the public got to see the possible sites for a new leisure centre but discovered it will not have a sports hall …

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  • Issue 389 – 17 Sep 2015

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    HRH Sophie Countess of Wessex visits the Jessie May Trust in Kingswood. Only three of our five MPs actually voted in the Assisted Dying Bill which was rejected last week and Cossham campaigners call the trial announcement of an out …

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  • Issue 388 – 10 Sep 2015

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    With the start of the academic year, new schools have opened their doors this week.  There will be a referendum on whether to have an elected mayor in B&NES after the campaigners’ petition passed its target and the people of …

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  • Issue 387 – 03 Sep 2015

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    Keynsham residents will have the chance to comment on a number of development proposals for the town at a special public consultation later this month.  There’s confusion over the new bus services around Oldland Common after a registration error sends the …

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  • Issue 386 – 27 Aug 2015

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    There is joy at several local schools following excellent GCSE results last week. The planning application to build houses on the site of the Tennis Court pub has been withdrawn – but that doesn’t signal the end of the campaign …

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