Back Issues in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Issue 330 – 24 July 2014

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    Tributes are paid to 20 year old Ben Pocock, one of the victims of the Malaysian Airways disaster in Ukraine. Taylor Wimpey say they know nothing of plans to build a temporary haul road at the K2 Meadows site in …

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  • Issue 329 – 17 July 2014

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    Rumours persist of job losses at manufacturer Knorr-Bremse’s bases at Kingswood and Emersons Green. B&NES Council finally adopts its core strategy for the next 15 years despite fears for the Green Belt between Keynsham and Saltford while Bristol City Council …

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  • Issue 328 – 10 July 2014

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    The toll road bypass on the A431 road at Kelston will open on 1st August say the promoters. There is anger in Keynsham as a prospective tenant is turned away from a retail unit in the Civic Centre development because …

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  • Issue 327 – 03 July 2014

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    It’s been another bad week on the region’s roads. A pedestrian is killed on the Avon Ring Road near Downend and the A4 at Saltford is closed twice in four days following accidents. There’s anger in Kingswood at the lack …

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  • Issue 326 – 26 June 2014

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    Police firearms officers acted correctly when they shot a Keynsham man last year, according to the IPCC report. Meanwhile the arguments over lorries delivering to and leaving the Taylor Wimpey Meadows housing development continue. We have dramatic pictures of the …

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  • Issue 325 – 19 June 2014

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    A 25-year-old cyclist dies following a collision with a car in Burnett. Speed cameras are to be switched on again in South Gloucestershire, just days after the council declares its roads are safer since they were switched off and news …

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  • Issue 324 – 12 June 2014

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    The row over South Gloucestershire’s green bin charge intensifies after a council heated debate. A review into scrapping it is ordered amid accusations of political posturing from all sides. It emerges that next term’s intake at the Grange School in …

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  • Issue 323 – 05 Jun 2014

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    A bomb hoax results in the evacuation of 460 homes in Fishponds at the weekend. Keynsham residents are beginning to see the real effect from lorries delivering to the K2 Meadows housing development and the demolition of garages in Mangotsfield …

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  • Issue 322 – 29 May 2014

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    UKIP made big advances in Bristol Council elections as well as the European polls last week. Taylor Wimpey is confident its traffic management plan for the new Somerdale site will work and the closure of Frenchay hospital has sparked a …

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  • Issue 321 – 22 May 2014

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    South Gloucestershire’s new green bin policy comes under attack as one resident who ┬ásigned up for the scheme has been missed for the third time in a row. Planned road closures in Hanham will cause chaos for summer trade and …

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