Back Issues in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • 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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  • Issue 343 – 23 October 2014

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    Tributes are paid to a 21 year-old Keynsham woman who was killed in a road accident in Brislington. Local residents give their views on the prospect of a mayor for B&NES and the head of Sir Bernard Lovell School in …

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  • Issue 342 – 16 October 2014

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    A Hanham family pleads with the Government after a visa mix up risks their mother being deported. The long awaited transport strategy for Keynsham goes out to public consultation and is already criticised for its lack of detail. The IPCC …

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  • Issue 341 – 09 October 2014

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    An unmarked police armed response car was involved in a collision outside the Jolly Cobbler pub in Kingswood last Friday. Three people were injured and the police driver suspended. Taylor Wimpey are accused of refusing to pay for the wildlife area …

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  • Issue 340 – 02 October 2014

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    There’s reaction from Bristol Water and local politicians following the burst water main in Kingswood last week that left 24,000 homes without water, some for almost 48 hours. Labour candidate Jo McCarron hails the ‘amazing campaigners’ at Cossham Hospital during …

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  • Issue 339 – 25 September 2014

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    Is Keynsham a contender for the Carbuncle Cup? We look at some of the country’s ugliest buildings. 250 people marched in Kingswood last week demanding a minor injuries unit for Cossham Hospital and South Gloucestershire residents are asked for their views …

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  • Issue 338 – 18 September 2014

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    The Archbishop of Canterbury was out in Kingswood with the street pastors on Friday night. B&NES Council’s future plans for the regeneration of Keynsham town centre may well be impacted by the recent sale of the Riverside office building and more money …

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  • Issue 337 – 11 September 2014

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    We ask whether residents in Keynsham, Saltford and Whitchurch would be better served by a mayor for B&NES. Police vehicles are damaged in an arson attack at Keynsham Police Station and the winner of the 2014 Kingswood Community Pub of …

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