Back Issues in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • 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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  • Issue 356 – 29 January 2015

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    Half the rubbish thrown out in black bins could be recycled, says South Glos Council.  There is anger and confusion as health chiefs refuse to budge over the Cossham Hospital MIU decision and more questions to be answered at Keynsham’s …

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  • Issue 355 – 22 January 2015

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    A man’s body was recovered from the River Avon at Keynsham following a canoeing accident last weekend. There’s traffic disruption ahead at Webbs Heath as the Siston to Bridgeyate road closes for 13 weeks due to water mains repairs.  Businesses and residents are …

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  • Issue 354 – 15 January 2015

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    There are more concerns over flooding around the K2 Meadows housing development in Keynsham.  Despite the current financial pressures, the Tesco boss says the company will go ahead with plans to open its store in Hanham and bus users are …

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  • Issue 353 – 08 January 2015

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    MP Jack Lopresti is urged to intervene after NatWest announces the closure of its Downend branch. The proposed cider barn at Jarretts in Willsbridge is given the go ahead after agreement that sales will be restricted to off-licence and B&NES …

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  • Issue 352 – 01 January 2015

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    Agreement is finally reached with developers to build new homes on the Douglas factory site in Kingswood. B&NES Council is pressing ahead with plans for pedestrian crossings at the new civic centre even though they have been warned the locations are …

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