Back Issues in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Issue 315 – 10 April 2014

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    Kingswood is branded the UK’s low wage hotspot in a TUC survey, there are more parking problems for shoppers and traders in Hanham and consultation over the closure of the Grange School in Warmley is temporarily halted – ‘for ‘legal …

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  • Issue 314 – 3 Apr 2014

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    Oldfield School governors face criticism from parents while headteacher Kim Sparling goes on sick leave. There’s shock at Sir Bernard Lovell School too following Ofsted’s latest inspection. The lanes around Upton Cheyney have a temporary 20 mph speed limit imposed …

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  • Issue 313 – 27 Mar 2014

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    Anger is mounting among local residents as a horse is killed following a collision with a car in the lanes around Upton Cheyney. Motorists looking for rat runs after the closure of the A431 are driving too fast and are …

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  • Issue 312 – 20 Mar 2014

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    The new Chair of Governors appointed at troubled Oldfield School promises more openness in future dealings with parents and staff as the Ofsted report is leaked on line. An Oldland Common man is jailed for selling £400,000 worth of fake …

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  • Issue 311 – 13 Mar 2014

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    The Secretary of State has thrown out two planning appeals this week to build houses on Green Belt land in Saltford and Whitchurch.  The full extent of the road closure of the A431 becomes apparent as businesses in Kelston, Swineford …

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  • Issue 310 – 06 Mar 2014

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    More traffic misery as the A431 in Kelston will be closed for at least 6 months. There were tears at HorseWorld last weekend when the visitor centre closed its doors and we ride on the open top bus tour with …

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  • Issue 309 – 27 Feb 2014

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    Another motorcyclist dies on our local roads, this time the A39 near Corston. Controversy surrounds Oldfield School as hundreds of parents sign a petition for the release of the full OFSTED report on the school and preparations are under way …

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  • Issue 308 – 20 Feb 2014

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    More problems on the A431 at Kelston as engineers close the road indefinitely following subsidence. Tributes continue to pour in for Wes Herat from Longwell Green who died in a motorbike accident on the same road. Treasury Minister Sajid Javid …

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  • Issue 307 – 13 Feb 2014

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    A 22 year-old motorcyclist dies in a collision on the A431 between Bitton and Bath. Further along, the road at Kelston is reduced to one way following large cracks in the surface. Plans for a marina on the River Avon …

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  • Issue 306 – 6 Feb 2014

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    As we predicted two weeks ago, Avon Fire and Rescue has confirmed it will move its HQ to Keynsham. Residents in St George are unhappy at changes to the one way system around Beaufort Road and news that one way …

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