Back Issues in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Issue 578 – 29 May 2019

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    Head teachers from Bath & North East Somerset schools have written to parents about the looming funding crisis. There are fears in Wick that a busy road may collapse into a disused quarry. Lloyds Bank announces another branch closure – …

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  • Issue 577 – 22 May 2019

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    AEK-Boco FC’s ambitious plans for their ground in Hanham look set to be approved. Action is to be taken to cut down on bad parking around Bitton and Longwell Green while police are stepping up patrols on the Bristol to …

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  • Issue 576 – 15 May 2019

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    In this week’s issue, campaigners are unhappy about a “highly inappropriate” holiday park development in the Green Belt at Saltford. A memorial has been unveiled in St George to mark pauper graves containing the remains of more than 4,000 inmates …

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  • Issue 575 – 08 May 2019

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    Last week’s local election results are still being digested – the Tories were routed in Bath & North East Somerset but comfortably held on to control of South Gloucestershire. Families had to be evacuated following a major fire at the …

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  • Issue 574 – 01 May 2019

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    Keynsham’s community radio station receives a funding boost from the National Lottery and a nine-year-old girl from Pucklechurch is praised by the emergency services after her mum was trapped beneath a wardrobe in their home. There’s bad news for motorists …

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  • Issue 573 – 24 Apr 2019

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    Proposals for a car park at Willsbridge Mill are dividing the community. Dates are announced for the public examination of the West of England’s Joint Spatial Plan and the restored Fry’s steam engine takes its bow at Avon Valley Railway. …

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  • Issue 572 – 17 Apr 2019

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    Tesco stores in Keynsham, Brislington and Staple Hill are among 10 in the country to begin trial collection of single-use plastic wrappers for recycling. Tributes are paid to Keynsham-based comic Ian Cognito who died during a performance in Bicester last …

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  • Issue 571 – 10 Apr 2019

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    Young footballers from Red Falcon and Warmley under 8’s held a minute’s applause before their games on Sunday following the death of young Lee Belgium. Lee, who had cancer three times in his short lifetime, died of acute lymphoblastic leukemia. …

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  • Issue 570 – 03 Apr 2019

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    A court order is intended to crackdown on ‘cuckooing’ drug dealers in Staple Hill. A traffic survey planned for the lanes in Golden Valley has not taken place and planners respond to concerns over the Bristol and Bath Science Park. …

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  • Issue 569 – 27 Mar 2019

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    Stockwood residents voice their concerns for the future of their neighbourhood. Lidl want to take over the former Homebase store at Longwell Green and trouble makers were removed from a train by transport police at Keynsham station on Saturday night. …

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