Back Issues in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Issue 662 – 20 Jan 2021

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    All the COVID-19 vaccination sites across our area are now up and running. Hundreds of people are severely unwell with the coronavirus in local hospitals and the situation is likely to worsen until the full effects of lockdown kick in. …

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  • Issue 661 – 13 Jan 2021

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    More vaccines arrive as COVID-19 figures continue to rise. Residents feel they have lost their voice in planning matters over the Asda petrol station in Longwell Green and this week celebrates the 10th anniversary of the last chocolate bar produced …

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  • Issue 660 – 06 Jan 2021

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    Here we go again with Lockdown 3. Schools are closed and many local businesses are forced to shut their doors again. There is good news for Kingswood with £12.5m funding to regenerate the town centre and tributes are paid to …

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  • Issue 659 – 23 Dec 2020

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    Dismay as Bristol and North Somerset are moved into Tier 2 of COVID-19 restrictions but South Gloucestershire remains in Tier 3. Two teenagers are stabbed during an incident in a Keynsham pub car park and police carry out a controlled …

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  • Issue 658 – 16 Dec 2020

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    Police step up patrols on the Bristol & Bath Railway Path following the arrest of a teenager in relation to a stabbing incident. Keynsham’s Civic Centre building is to be reconfigured to accommodate more staff as B&NES looks to consolidate …

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  • Issue 657 – 09 Dec 2020

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    Plans are unveiled for a state of the art recycling centre at Keynsham. A row has erupted after Bath MP Wera Hobhouse called for lorries to be diverted away from Bath’s historic Cleveland Bridge by sending them along the A420 …

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  • Issue 656 – 02 Dec 2020

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    With the ending of the national lockdown, the new tier system begins with South Glos and Bristol under the most stringent restrictions and B&NES in Tier 2. There are plans to turn Tracy Park into a top tourist destination. And …

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  • Issue 655 – 25 Nov 2020

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    Barclays Bank announces another branch closure – this time on Keynsham High Street. There is more vandalisim on a school fence in Oldland Common, erected to keep dog walkers off the field. And a late bid to prevent a sycamore …

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  • Issue 654 – 18 Nov 2020

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    Problems persist with dog walkers on an Oldland Common school field after the fence built to keep them out is vandalised. More COVID-19 cases at a Kingswood primary school and an 11th-hour attempt to save a landmark tree in Keynsham. …

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  • Issue 653 – 11 Nov 2020

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    A new COVID-19 test centre is set up at the Brislington Park and Ride site. Keynsham is part of a pilot scheme to reduce food waste in Bath & North East Somerset and Remembrance Day has a completely different feel …

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