Back Issues in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Issue 321 – 22 May 2014

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    South Gloucestershire’s new green bin policy comes under attack as one resident who  signed 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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  • Issue 320 – 15 May 2014

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    Apologies for the late posting of this week’s issue – server problems are hopefully now resolved. Prime Minister David Cameron calls in at Emersons Green, Keynsham residents get the chance to choose a new clock design and a Fishponds family …

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  • Issue 319 – 08 May 2014

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    Oldfield School’s headteacher resigns as the critical OFSTED report is finally published. Plans are unveiled for 110 new homes in Bitton and new laws are to be introduced for driving while disqualified following the Justice for Ross and Clare campaign. …

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  • Issue 318 – 01 May 2014

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    Keynsham and Brislington police stations will close as part of a major review of policing needs in the region. Submissions are heard in the consultation over Cossham Hospital’s minor injury unit and there is confusion over the future of the …

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  • Issue 317 – 24 Apr 2014

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    There’s anger over claims that getting rid of S.Glos’ green bins will cost £650,000. Residents in Craven Way think their road safety fears have been overlooked and a historic part of Keynsham’s conservation area has been repaired by the council. …

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  • Issue 316 – 17 Apr 2014

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    Council leaders are told it’s still too soon to know what needs to be done on the A431 road at Kelston. Businesses in Keynsham’s Temple Street think they are in a catch 22 situation over the new civic centre development …

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  • 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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