News in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Bus disruption during Keynsham lights switch-on

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    Bus passengers are warned of delays and disruption of services this coming Friday (30th November) with Keynsham High Street closed for the annual winter festival. High Street and part of Temple Street (from Iceland to Carpenters Lane) will close to …

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  • B&NES Local Plan Consultation

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    B&NES Council is currently consulting on updates to its Local Plan to 2036. This includes new housing and a link road to the north of Keynsham, a ‘garden suburb and park and ride facility at Whitchurch as well as a …

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  • Top band Razorlight wow Keynsham fans

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    Razorlight, one of the biggest names to ever perform at The Space in Keynsham, treated fans to an acoustic set featuring both old and new songs on Saturday afternoon. The top indie rock band also signed copies of their long-awaited …

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  • Wellsway Multi-Academy Trust announces plan to close one of its schools

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    The Wellsway Multi-Academy Trust has today announced “with much sadness” that, following its request, the Secretary of State for Education has granted a ‘decision in principle’ to close The Bath Studio School by mutual consent. There will now be a …

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  • ‘Malicious’ arson attack on football club

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    A fire late yesterday afternoon at Blackhorse Sports & Community Pavilion, home of Mangotsfield Junior FC and AFC Mangotsfield, is being treated as arson. Within hours of the fire, Colin Sutton, the chairman of Mangotsfield JFC and a trustee of …

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  • Meet Razorlight when they stage Keynsham gig this weekend

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    Indie rock band Razorlight will be performing in Keynsham this weekend to celebrate the launch of their new album. The band, best known for topping the charts with the 2006 single America, will be at The Space in Market Walk …

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  • Police issue CCTV appeal to trace fraudsters in Keynsham

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    Do you recognise these men? Police would like to speak to them in relation to a fraud/theft offence in Keynsham on the evening of Friday 14th September. An elderly lady received a phone call from someone alleging to be the …

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  • Police name Fishponds murder victim

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    The 21-year-old man who died three days after being stabbed in Fishponds  has been named by police as Ronald Leigh. The attack happened in the vicinity of Gill Avenue shortly before 7pm on Tuesday 9th October. A forensic post-mortem has confirmed …

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  • Murder inquiry launched as one of the Fishponds assault victims dies of his injuries

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    A 21-year-old man assaulted in Fishponds on Tuesday night has died in hospital of his injuries. Detectives from the Major Crime Investigation Team are now leading a murder inquiry into the incident which is also being linked to a second …

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  • Man prosecuted over fly-tipping in Wick and Pucklechurch

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    A Wick man has been ordered to pay £1,160 in fines and costs, after being found guilty in court of committing waste related offences in South Gloucestershire. Liam Budds, 24, of High Street, Wick, was prosecuted by the council’s environmental …

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