News in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Crews Hole campaigners come up with alternative traffic scheme as petition tops 1,000

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    Campaigners fighting the controversial plan to close Crews Hole Road to eastbound traffic in the New Year have come up with a plan of their own. Well over 1,000 people have now signed an online petition which criticises Bristol City …

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  • Rugby League stars drop in on Mangotsfield School

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    Students at Mangotsfield Secondary School welcomed rugby players from the Cook Islands yesterday (Thursday 24th October)ahead of the Rugby League World Cup. The players took time out from preparing for their first match against the USA next week to run …

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  • Missing girls are found

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    Avon & Somerset police today thanked the public for their help after two  missing 16-year-old girls who they thought might be in the Kingswood area have been found. Lunda Dimbelolo, from Eastville, and Sharrisse Edwards, from Bradley Stoke, had last been seen together in Old …

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  • Police praise sharp-eyed neighbours as burglary suspect is arrested

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    Neighbours have been praised for foiling a suspected burglary in Marshfield which police believed may have been linked to an earlier incident in Wick. An Avon & Somerset police spokesman said: “We were called to a report of suspicious behaviour …

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  • More pictures from Keynsham town centre development

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  • Town centre regeneration passes milestone with topping out ceremony

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    Keynsham’s town centre regeneration programme reached a significant milestone today with the formal topping out ceremony performed by representatives from B&NES and Keynsham Town Councils and builders Willmott Dixon. A ceremonial bolt was secured in place followed by a traditional …

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  • £1.3m boost for local bus services

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    Bus users in Kingswood are mong those that will benefit from a grant of more than £1 million to improve services in South Gloucestershire, Bristol and Bath. The award from the Department for Transport’s Better Bus Area scheme follows a …

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  • Civic Centre car park reopens on Monday

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    More than 50 car park spaces will open to the public from Monday 28th October with the partial reopening of the Civic Centre car park. All decks were closed in January as part of the construction work. At the time …

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  • Emersons Green NHS Treatment Centre scores high marks in survey

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    Emersons Green NHS Treatment Centre, run by Care UK, has been given high marks after an inspection. The report, published earlier this month, praises the centre, which offers in- and outpatient surgery to patients across the region, for its high …

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  • Strike by South Glos Council staff suspended

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    Today’s strike by council workers in South Gloucestershire over wage cuts has been suspended. This morning Unison branch secretary Huw Williams said that following a meeting with the council’s deputy chief executive, an offer was expected to come from the …

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