Back Issues in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Issue 495 – 11 Oct 2017

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    News that the old Kleeneze site in Hanham looks set to be turned into housing has been welcomed. There’s concern over a series of so-called ‘creeper’ burglaries in the North Common, Kingswood, Staple Hill and Hanham areas. Inpatient beds at …

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  • Issue 494 – 04 Oct 2017

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    The A4 Airport bus has lost customers because of Keynsham’s one-way system trial, according to the company’s MD. There’s more controversy over the M4 junction as it appears that the West of England Combined Authority is only considering one option …

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  • Issue 493 – 27 Sept 2017

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    24-hour work has begun on the Bromley Heath viaduct as efforts continue to complete work on the ring road within 33 weeks. There’s still legal confusion over plans to safeguard Siston Common from illegal encampment and there are calls for …

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  • Issue 492 – 20 Sep 2017

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    Consultation on the M4 motorway junction is branded ‘flawed’ by campaigners in Pucklechurch. Pukka Herbs, one of the country’s leading brands of herbal tea, confirms it is moving to the Chocolate Factory at Somerdale next Spring. The local community mobilised …

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  • Issue 491 – 13 Sept 2017

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    Over 300 people attended the first public meeting to see plans for a possible new M4 junction last week. Meanwhile, the West of England Combined Authority is poised to carry out business evaluations on a range of transport infrastructure projects …

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  • Issue 490 – 06 Sept 2017

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    There’s dismay in Kingswood after a planning inspector overturns the council’s refusal of a controversial housing scheme. Police have released CCTV footage of a man wanted in connection with a burglary at the Bonzo Lounge in Keynsham and plans are …

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  • Issue 489 – 30 Aug 2017

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    There’s good news for GCSE students in the area but a problem with the maths in South Gloucestershire as costs for the proposed new M4 junction have soared. Planning permission is granted for another 100 new homes on Charlton Road …

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  • Issue 488 – 23 Aug 2017

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    We’ve all you need to know about the new ticketing arrangements that will make it easier for passengers travelling from Keynsham to Bath and Bristol. There’s the very sad news that another student from St Brendan’s Sixth Form has died …

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  • Issue 487 – 16 Aug 2017

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    The victim of a mugging in broad daylight in Kingswood speaks to The Week In to warn others of the danger. A man is arrested following an arson attack on a barber shop in Saltford and another is remanded to …

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  • Issue 486 – 09 Aug 2017

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    The Government has granted funds for B&NES Council to resurface the Keynsham bypass. Problems persist with travellers in and around Siston Common and mystery surrounds the future of a Hanham pub. Page Park’s new community building and cafe was officially …

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