News in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Who’s standing in your constituency on 12th December?

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    Here is a round-up of who’s standing in our local Parliamentary constituencies in the General Election on 12th December. Bristol East Defending the seat which she has held for Labour since 2005 is Kerry McCarthy. In 2017 her majority was …

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  • Helping you stay safe and well this winter

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    As part of a national campaign, local GPs are encouraging people to make improvements in their lives to protect their health and wellbeing, now and in the future. Dr Nicholas Woodward, senior partner at St Augustine’s Medical Practice, said: “As …

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  • Plastics and litter protest at Keynsham fast food stores

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    Keynsham Plastic Re-Action and the Keynsham Wombles are holding a plastics and litter protest at KFC and Domino’s Pizza this Friday (15th November). Keynsham Plastic Re-Action has previously put pressure on supermarkets to reduce the amount of plastic their products …

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  • High bund created to protect ancient Lyde Green Common

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    A high bund is now protecting Lyde Green Common from being accessed by vehicles. The work has been carried out by South Gloucestershire Council along a stretch of the eastern border on the road that leads from Henfield to Pucklechurch. …

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  • Concerns about ‘eyesore’ site where redevelopment has stalled

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    Concerns have been raised about the poor state of a former pub site for which permission for redevelopment was granted on appeal four years ago. The locally listed 19th century Station Master pub in Warmley subsequently became the Bollywood Spice …

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  • Security concerns at Hanham car park

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    A car park in Hanham is being used as a racing circuit late at night because it’s not being locked. The concerns were raised by local residents who attended Hanham Abbots Parish Council’s meeting last Tuesday. Councillors heard that a …

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  • Go-ahead given to redevelop old Legion site

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    A third attempt to turn the former Royal British Legion Club site in  Staple Hill into housing has been approved. The proposal is to demolish the existing building and replace it with a pair of semi detached houses to the …

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  • Boutique hotel for Keynsham town centre

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      Plans have been submitted to redevelop the old Keynsham fire station site into a boutique hotel. Developers the Phoenix Group (SW) have submitted plans for the site which is currently being used as a works depot for the emerging …

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  • Road closure affects 349 bus service in Keynsham

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    Roadworks in Longmeadow Road and Cedar Drive have forced the alteration of the 349 bus service around south west Keynsham. Abus, which operates the route for First has apologised for the short notice, citing confusion over the notification it received …

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  • Bridge over weir in Keynsham Memorial Park is sealed off for safety reasons

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    The pedestrian bridge over the weir in Keynsham Memorial Park has been closed today by Bath & North East Somerset Council. During this week the council found that the beams of the bridge have decayed and further investigations are needed. …

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