Back Issues in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Issue 678 – 12 May 2021

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    Local election round-up. Mayoral success for Labour, a Conservative Police and Crime Commissioner and the Greens make massive gains across the board. A new leader takes over at B&NES Council, although not everyone appears happy with the appointment. Download Issue …

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  • Issue 677 – 05 May 2021

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    Controversy surrounds the plans by phone giants to upgrade the mast at Broadlands Academy in Keynsham to 5G. There have been problems with anti-social behaviour at Magpie Bottom Nature Reserve in Hanham. South Glos Council has handed out almost £400,000 …

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  • Issue 676 – 28 April 2021

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    Months of disruption from roadworks loom for Keynsham town centre. A High Court judge has quashed South Glos Council’s decision to grant planning permission for almost 400 homes at Lyde Green. And a 105-year-old Kingswood care home resident has received …

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  • Issue 675 – 21 Apr 2021

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    The noise barrier at a Keynsham concrete works isn’t working, say neighbours. Kelston Park House is set to become a luxury country hotel and steam trains return to the Avon Valley railway next month. Download Issue 675

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  • Issue 674 – 14 Apr 2021

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    Questions surround the next leader of B&NES Council’s eligibility to be a councillor. There are health concerns over long-term mooring of boats at Hanham Mills during lockdown and heartbreak for Bitton swimmer Siobhan-Marie O’Connor who has announced she won’t be …

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  • Issue 673 – 07 Apr 2021

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    The latest twist in the Keynsham concrete works saga sees the company submit a new planning application because it can’t afford to implement the previous permission it was granted. Bodies identified in Scotland are confirmed as the missing Kingswood mother …

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  • Issue 672 – 31 Mar 2021

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    There is anger in Keynsham that plans for the redevelopment of the town centre are not being shared with stakeholders. It looks as if long-standing issues with parking in parts of Kingswood may have been resolved and we catch up …

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  • Issue 671 – 24 Mar 2021

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    Wessex Water is pressing ahead with plans to build a bridge across the River Avon between Swineford and Saltford. Police in Scotland believe they have found the bodies of a murdered Kingswood mother and daughter. St Mary’s Church in Bitton …

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  • Issue 670 – 17 Mar 2021

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    S. Glos bin lorries have been ignoring weight limits to take a short cut back to their depot for years, according to residents in Siston. There are problems too with lorries as the proposal for a waste-to-energy plant outside Keynsham …

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  • Issue 669 – 10 Mar 2021

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    A man is charged with murder in Scotland following the disappearance of a Kingswood woman and her children. Parking restrictions on some roads in Kingswood cannot be legally enforced due to paperwork discrepancies and South Gloucestershire Council publishes its list …

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