News in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Air ambulance makes Aaron’s day

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    Great Western Air Ambulance Charity (GWAAC) were delighted to welcome a young helicopter enthusiast to their base recently. Aaron Accleton-Scialpi, who is six years old, is a patient at FrenchayHospital after being involved in a car accident near Bude, North Devon. …

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  • New Post Office will be 24/7

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    The new Warmley Tower Post Office will provide a 7 day a week service once it opens inside Cosctcutters on Tower Road South next month, Oldland Parish Council was told at its meeting last night. Representatives from The Post Office …

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  • Pavement cafe for Costa?

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    True to its name, Costa Coffee wants to bring a real touch of the Mediterranean to Keynsham High Street. It has just lodged a planning application to use part of the pavement in front of the cafe for three outside …

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  • Athletics success for Jed

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    Jed Langley-Stevens, a Year 8 student at Wellsway School, won a gold and silver at the UK Sportshall Athletics Finals at the NEC, Birmingham on 7th April. He represented Avon in the under 13 Team Challenge, winning the 4 x …

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  • B&NES Core Strategy Consultation comes to Keynsham

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    Keynsham residents will have the opportunity to find out more about B&NES Council’s proposed changes to its Core Strategy at one of two public events being held next week.  Both are on Tuesday 22nd April, starting at the Key Centre …

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  • Boy seriously injured in collision

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    Police have issued an appeal for witnesses following a serious road traffic collision in Pucklechurch. Officers were called to a vehicle collision between a van and a small boy in Shortwood Road, Pucklechurch at 4pm on Tuesday 9th April. A …

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  • Keynsham Regeneration progress

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    B&NES Council and builders Willmott Dixon invited members of the public to a progress meeting last week, held in the site offices perched high over the Civic Centre site.  It was an exemplary exercise in maintaining relationships with local residents …

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  • Keynsham Time Capsule Located

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    Demolition workers on the Keynsham Civic Centre redevelopment have located the time capsule buried in 1964 when the former Town Hall was under construction. The steel box was in remarkable shape, even after a mauling from the giant stone crusher, …

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  • Police Commissioner drops in to discuss ASB

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    Police and Crime Commissioner Sue Mounstevens visited Downend last week to launch her four year policing plan for the Avon & Somerset Constabulary area. As part of her tour of the force area, she met officers from South Gloucestershire Council’s …

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  • South Gloucestershire Waste Strategy

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    South Gloucestershire Council will be holding a series of public presentations next month as it seeks to garner public opinion on its Waste Strategy for the next 6 years. The  subject will form part of the next Chase Area Forum …

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