News in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • 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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  • Town Council opts for status quo despite difficulties in finding councillors

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    Keynsham Town Councillors voted to keep their numbers the same last month even though they are struggling to find people willing to sit on the Council. Currently, the Town Council comprises of 15 members, notionally 5 from each of the …

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  • More wedding chaos as Chewton Place closes again

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    Wedding plans for many couples using Chewton Place have been thrown into turmoil once again, a little over 12 months after a previous business went bust. Chewton Place itself does not organise events but lets the venue to function organisers. …

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  • Jude can have life changing operation

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    Four year old Jude Noble was due to have an operation this week (25th March) which will improve his lifestyle and hopefully lead to his being able to walk again.  Born with Cerebral Palsy, Jude was confirmed as suitable for …

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  • U2, Oasis and Red Hot Chilli Peppers coming to Keynsham?

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    Keynsham’s link with music festivals stretches more than a decade but 2013 is the first time that Oasis, U2 and Red Hot Chilli Peppers have ever appeared on the same stage … except of course, it won’t actually be the …

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