Back Issues in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Issue 598 – 16 Oct 2019

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    Wessex Water tells Bitton residents it is no longer considering a bridge across the River Avon as part of plans to upgrade its Saltford depot. Tributes are paid to Dee James, the Keynsham in Bloom champion who has died after …

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  • Issue 597 – 09 Oct 2019

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    There are calls for a ban on mooring along a stretch of the River Avon at Saltford following complaints about anti-social behaviour and pollution. A contentious plan for a new car park at Willsbridge Mill has been given the go-ahead …

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  • Issue 596 – 02 Oct 2019

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    A 20-year-old man is arrested amid new reports of cats being mutilated in the Cadbury Heath area. A petition has been launched, claiming the trial traffic system at Hambrook is causing gridlock and pollution, and rail passengers are advised the …

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  • Issue 595 – 25 Sep 2019

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    Plans to relaunch a failed recycling centre near Keynsham and process almost four times as much organic material are causing concern. An application has been lodged with S.Glos Council to vary conditions attached to the permission to develop AEK-BOCO FC’s …

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  • Issue 594 – 18 Sep 2019

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    Government inspectors tell our local councils to go back to the drawing board with their plans for 105,500 new homes for the area. Keynsham and Midsomer Norton are set to share in £13.7m of government funding for historic town centres …

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  • Issue 593 – 11 Sep 2019

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    52 jobs at risk in Staple Hill as Tesco reviews its operations. Protests at MP Jacob Rees-Mogg’s actions in Parliament and trees set alight Bitton. Download Issue 593

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  • Issue 592 – 04 Sep 2019

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    St Monica Trust completes the takeover of the Somerdale Pavilion. Page Park in Staple Hill is voted the best in the South West. A Keynsham resident is injured after disturbing a burglar at his home and more funding is announced …

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  • Issue 591 – 28 Aug 2019

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    Keynsham’s one-way system was the ‘last nail in the coffin’ for a high street business which has traded for almost 90 years. A police officer is injured while making an arrest in Staple Hill and local schools are reporting encouraging …

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  • Issue 590 – 21 Aug 2019

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    Local students celebrate A-level success. Foodbanks issue urgent appeals for help as they struggle to cope with summer holiday demand. The marquee erected in Hanham Abbots as a wedding venue is deemed a breach of planning control and the implementation …

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  • Issue 589 – 14 Aug 2019

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    Plans for a new pedestrian bridge across the River Avon at Saltford. A man dies in a fatal collision at Longwell Green. A pensioner is plagued by mystery dust settling in his flat in Keynsham. Download Issue 589

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