Back Issues in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • 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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  • Issue 351 – 18 December 2014

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    The Grange School is Warmley is to close after South Gloucestershire Council resisted last minute calls for a reprieve. Planners prevent the opening of a Keynsham cafe bar following a complaint from a local councillor and Longwell Green’s Claudia Fragapane …

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  • Issue 350 – 11 December 2014

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    Desperate attempts have been made in the last few days to save the Grange School from closure, ahead of today’s meeting of South Gloucestershire Council. Police officers and a PCSO are to face charges over their actions prior to the murder …

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  • Issue 349 – 04 December 2014

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    Hundreds turn out for the funeral of Keynsham student Ben Pocock who was killed on board Malaysian Airlines MH17 flight in July. Funding is approved for speed tables to combat speeding traffic on Craven Way and Kingswood residents are consulted …

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  • Issue 348 – 27 November 2014

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    Plans for Cafe Grounded’s opening in Keynsham are put on hold pending a site visit by B&NES planners. South Glos Council loses patience with the Clinical Commissioning Group over the Cossham MIU decision and the funeral of Keynsham student Ben …

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  • Issue 347 – 20 November 2014

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    The A431 reopens after 9 months following a landslip. There are more unanswered questions over Keynsham’s flagship civic centre development and a petition in support of threatened deportee Mae Draper is handed into No 10 Downing Street. Download Issue 347

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  • Issue 346 – 13 November 2014

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    Communities Minister Eric Pickles drops in on Oldland Common and a new row erupts over the future of the Green Belt. We have a round up of last weekend’s remembrance events including an embarrassing situation for B&NES Council when its wreath …

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  • Issue 345 – 06 November 2014

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    A Kingswood boy is the first to have pioneering spinal surgery on the NHS.  South Gloucestershire Council have concluded collection trials and will soon start retrieving the thousands of unwanted green waste bins and news that Hicks Gate Farm is …

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  • Issue 344 – 30 October 2014

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    Police are treating a fire at a recycling plant near Keynsham as arson. There’s a possibility the A431 at Kelston may be open again in November and South Gloucestershire Council makes changes to its food waste collection procedures to encourage more …

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