Back Issues in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Issue 512 – 14 Feb 2018

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    The Keynsham school bus service is reprieved for now after it was suspended due to anti-social behaviour on board. Our three local councils each agree on their council tax rises for next year while B&NES out-of-hours GP service comes in …

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  • Issue 511 – 07 Feb 2018

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    Plans for new houses but no car park at Hanham following Tesco’s reversal on the old Kleeneze factory site. South Gloucestershire Council apologises as the Bromley Heath contraflow remains in place for a further month. And there’s concern in Longwell …

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  • Issue 510 – 31st January 2018

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    Following NatWest’s decision to close branches in Keynsham and Hanham, the Co-operative Bank this week decided to withdraw from Kingswood. There’s been severe reaction locally to plans for a back-up power plant at Beach while a Keynsham pub has been …

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  • Issue 509 – 24 Jan 2018

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    Keynsham residents are being asked for their views on the one-way system – just as details are confirmed of temporary road closures around Somerdale for the next 3 months. Plans for a gas power plant in Beach have annoyed local …

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  • Issue 508 – 17 Jan 2018

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    People have their chance to comment on Keynsham’s one-way trial from this week. The council is also meeting with NatWest bosses to talk about the proposed closure of the town’s branch. House builder Barratt responds over the flooding at its …

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  • Issue 507 – 10 Jan 2018

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    Communities refuse to take the NatWest branch closures in Keynsham and Hanham lying down. Whitchurch residents say 600 is the maximum number of new homes they can accommodate, not the 2,500 being planned for the village. And trouble has flared …

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  • Issue 506 – 03 Jan 2018

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    “We warned you” say local residents as housing developments at Whitchurch suffer from flooding. There’s hope that Saltford could have a post office within the library – but the public will need to support the proposal from the local community …

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  • Issue 505 – 20th Dec 2017

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    There’s more pressure on the trustees of the Hanham sports ground to clarify their intentions as the agent who had the land removed from the schedule of green spaces claims he did so on behalf of the owners. Saltford Post …

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  • Issue 504 – 13 Dec 2017

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    MP Chris Skidmore has called on the trustees to make a clear statement about the future of Hanham Cricket Club after a developer claims they are willing to sell it. Roads Minister Jesse Norman says he was referring to Lyde …

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  • Issue 503 – 06 Dec 2017

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    NatWest announces the closure of branches in Keynsham and Hanham. Keynsham residents meet with the police to discuss ways of dealing with the spike in anti-social behaviour in the area. Plans to redevelop the Kings Chase shopping centre in Kingswood …

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