Back Issues in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Issue 601 – 06 Nov 2019

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    The rejection of the West of England Joint Spatial Plan could leave the door open to more speculative housing developments, according to the Hanham District Green Belt Conservation Society. B&NES Council says it will react to warnings about the safety …

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  • Issue 600 – 30 Oct 2019

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    A report has recently come to light from 14 years ago that highlights a danger to a key Saltford road alongside the River Avon. Tributes have been paid to Cossham Hospital campaigner Reg Bennett who died last week. Monitoring equipment …

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  • Issue 599 – 23 Oct 2019

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    More safety and pollution worries on the River Avon – this time at moorings in Keynsham. Controversial plans for a wedding venue in Hanham Abbots have been withdrawn. The Rail Accident Investigation Board publishes its report into the fatal accident …

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  • Issue 598 – 16 Oct 2019

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    Wessex Water tells Bitton residents it is no longer considering a bridge across the River Avon as part of plans to upgrade its Saltford depot. Tributes are paid to Dee James, the Keynsham in Bloom champion who has died after …

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  • Issue 597 – 09 Oct 2019

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    There are calls for a ban on mooring along a stretch of the River Avon at Saltford following complaints about anti-social behaviour and pollution. A contentious plan for a new car park at Willsbridge Mill has been given the go-ahead …

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  • Issue 596 – 02 Oct 2019

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    A 20-year-old man is arrested amid new reports of cats being mutilated in the Cadbury Heath area. A petition has been launched, claiming the trial traffic system at Hambrook is causing gridlock and pollution, and rail passengers are advised the …

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  • Issue 595 – 25 Sep 2019

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    Plans to relaunch a failed recycling centre near Keynsham and process almost four times as much organic material are causing concern. An application has been lodged with S.Glos Council to vary conditions attached to the permission to develop AEK-BOCO FC’s …

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  • Issue 594 – 18 Sep 2019

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    Government inspectors tell our local councils to go back to the drawing board with their plans for 105,500 new homes for the area. Keynsham and Midsomer Norton are set to share in £13.7m of government funding for historic town centres …

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  • Issue 593 – 11 Sep 2019

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    52 jobs at risk in Staple Hill as Tesco reviews its operations. Protests at MP Jacob Rees-Mogg’s actions in Parliament and trees set alight Bitton. Download Issue 593

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  • Issue 592 – 04 Sep 2019

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    St Monica Trust completes the takeover of the Somerdale Pavilion. Page Park in Staple Hill is voted the best in the South West. A Keynsham resident is injured after disturbing a burglar at his home and more funding is announced …

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