Back Issues in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Issue 535 – 25 July 2018

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    Rail bosses hear that improving the rail service is vital for Keynsham’s future. There was drama in the town as well at the weekend when a bin store was set alight in an arson attack on a residential estate. South …

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  • Issue 534 – 18 July 2018

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    In this week’s issue there are stark warnings about the dangers of swimming in rivers after a Warmley boy fell dangerously ill following a swim at Saltford. 25 people were evacuated and three were treated by medics after a chemical …

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  • Issue 533 – 11 July 2018

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    We’ve a special supplement in this week’s issue, reflecting on the Great Flood of July 10th 1968 which devastated local communities. Meanwhile vandals wrecked floral displays in Downend on Saturday night, prompting a surge of donations. And police are appealing …

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  • Issue 532 – 04 Jul 2018

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    The hit-and-run driver who killed a young couple in Hanham in 2013 is released from jail. Having come forward with plans to redevelop the Kings Chase Shopping Centre, the owners have now put it on the market. Another party political …

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  • Issue 531 – 27 Jun 2018

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    Mayor Marvin Rees signals a reprieve for Bristol’s libraries. Beer deliveries to Keynsham’s Royal British Legion Club are causing concern following traffic incidents and questions are asked about the missing loading bay. South Gloucestershire Council is hailing a rise in …

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  • Issue 530 – 20 Jun 2018

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    Police issue a warning following a spate of three distraction burglaries on the same afternoon last Wednesday. Road repairs in South Gloucestershire are causing traffic problems in Siston as motorists use rat runs instead of the signposted diversions and a …

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  • Issue 529 – 13 Jun 2018

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    In this week’s issue there’s more bad news for motorists about roadworks and closures coming up later this summer. Consultation is about to open on a parking review in Warmley which aims to tackle ongoing problems. The controversial one-way system in Keynsham …

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  • Issue 528 – 06 Jun 2018

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    The Air Decker boss believes B&NES have already decided to keep the Keynsham one-way system and is seriously considering whether running the airport service through the town is worthwhile. Volunteers have received the go-ahead to reopen the Post Office in …

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  • Issue 527 – 30 May 2018

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    ‘Lies, damned lies and statistics’ – analysis of statistics contained in B&NES public survey on the one-way system indicate a very mixed reaction. There are more roadworks planned for South Gloucestershire roads this summer as major drainage work is carried …

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  • Issue 526 – 23 May 2018

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    Over half the people surveyed about Keynsham’s one-way system say they want it to stay. Meanwhile the town has suffered traffic gridlock from roadworks happening at the same time at Somerdale and the bypass. South Gloucestershire Council has a new …

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