Back Issues in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Issue 371 – 14 May 2015

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    We have reaction to the election results, local and national, in our region. Avon Valley Railway stalwart Bob Hitchings MBE receives a final tribute as his funeral cortege starts with a train ride and the new Lyde Green Primary School …

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  • Issue 370 – 07 May 2015

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    Police are appealing for witnesses after a fatal accident on the Keynsham bypass involving a motorcyclist and a tractor. Campaigners for an elected mayor for B&NES have reached their first objective, having collected enough votes for a ‘yes/no’ referendum and …

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  • Issue 369 – 30 Apr 2015

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    Queen legend Brian May talks to St Brendan’s students about his Common Decency campaign. Saltford sex offender Philip Barlow receives a 30-month sentence but walks free from court and there are fears of another attempt to build on the Green Built …

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  • Issue 368 – 23 Apr 2015

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    There are problems at Willsbridge and Cherry Garden after the 42 bus service is re-routed.  An announcement on the MIU at Cossham Hospital will not now be made until after the election and road works to improve safety of Crews …

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  • Issue 367 – 16 Apr 2015

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    Keynsham’s Civic Centre has been shortlisted for a regional architecture award.  The family of murdered teenager Becky Watts are hoping to set up a foundation in her memory and there must be an election coming up – a ‘who’s who’ …

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  • 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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