News in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

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    Permits required to use recycling centres

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    From next month residents of Bath & North East Somerset will have to register with the Council before they can use the recycling centres at Pixash Lane in Keynsham as well as Midland Road, Bath and Old Welton, Radstock. Anyone …

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    Crowds turn out for Cossham Open Day

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    Staff at the new Cossham Hospital in Kingswood, were overwhelmed by thousands of people who turned up for the open day last Saturday.  Local residents were shown around the Radiology, Physiotherapy, and Outpatients Departments.   Some people saw the new Birthing …

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    Diamond Wedding celebration at Bitton Railway

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    Joan and Derek Seville invited family and friends to join them aboard a special train at Bitton last week to celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary. Great grandparents Joan, 85, and Derek, 86, met at work and their first date was …

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    Lands End to John O’Groats for Jack

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    Regular readers will know the story of Saltford’s Jack Boulton, who died tragically in 2009 aged just 17. Since that time, family, friends and fellow sportsmen and women have raised a staggering £40,000 for the charity CRY (Cardiac Risk in …

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    B&NES votes for more houses in Keynsham and Whitchurch

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    B&NES Council has ratified plans to add a further 1870 homes to its blueprint for economic development (the Core Strategy) for the next 15 years.  Assuming the strategy is adopted next year, the total number of houses to be built …

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    Funding boost for youth centres

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    The future of youth clubs in Cadbury Heath, Hanham and Oldland Common looked a little brighter last week after South Gloucestershire Council’s Kings Forest Area Committee agreed a package of £68,000 of ‘Positive Outcomes’ funding. As we have reported previously, …

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    Prison to house sex offenders

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    Local residents received a bombshell last week when they learnt that adult prisoners to be housed at the Ashfield Young Offenders Institute from this summer, would in fact all be sex offenders. As we reported in last week’s issue, representatives …

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  • 650 homes for Keynsham & Whitchurch

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    B&NES Council will hold a special meeting next Monday (4th March) to consider removing more land at Keynsham and Whitchurch from the Green Belt in order to build an extra 650 houses.  Land has been identified to the east and …

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    Shoplifting in Keynsham – do you recognise these women?

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    Police would like to speak to two women in connection with an offence of theft. In this case, items to the value of £400 were stolen from a high street clothing store in Keynsham. One woman is described with highlighted …

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  • Keynsham swimming pool on Ashton Way Car Park?

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    A new leisure centre on part of Ashton Way and a second level added to the remaining part of the car park are among plans currently being considered by B&NES Council in the second phase of the Town Centre regeneration. …

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