Back Issues in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Issue 691 – 11 Aug 2021

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    A clash of roadworks in Keynsham town centre has led to a warning of “obscene traffic chaos”. Critics of South Glos Council’s proposals for five Ring Road junctions say the scheme may just shunt congestion down to the next pinch …

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  • Issue 690 – 04 Aug 2021

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    A South Glos nursery with 64 children on the roll has closed in the wake of a damning Ofsted report. A Warmley father has been found guilty of murdering his baby son. There’s more controversy over Keynsham firm 4Concrete. And …

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  • Issue 689 – 28 Jul 2021

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    Plans for a new £30m recycling hub in Keynsham to meet the needs of Bath & North East Somerset over the next 40 years are due to be approved this week. Bath & North East Somerset Council has issued a …

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  • Issue 688 – 21 Jul 2021

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    300 more homes for Keynsham, a masterplan for the future of Kingswood town centre and a lifeline for the number 17 bus service. Download Issue 688

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  • Issue 687- 14 Jul 2021

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    A waste firm owner is sentenced to 18 weeks in prison, suspended for a year, for a ‘brazen’ fly-tip at Lyde Green. There are concerns over flooding at a Keynsham housing estate. The local waste collection crisis – blamed on …

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  • Issue 686 – 07 Jul 2021

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    There’s a row over the claim that Keynsham Leisure Centre has a ‘brand new 25m pool’, as well as complaints from swimmers about the new 30p-a-go locker system being installed. There are plans to demolish part of the King Billy …

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  • Issue 685 – 30 Jun 2021

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    Concerns about e-scooters are raised at public meetings in South Gloucestershire. There’s an update on the impact of the lorry driver shortage on local waste collections. Keynsham High Street is now closed to traffic for three weeks while major excavation …

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  • Issue 684 – 23 Jun 2021

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    Recycling collections are missed in B&NES due to a shortage of lorry drivers. Outline plans for the development of the Kleeneze site in Hanham are published and is the spate of deliberate fire starting anything to do with what’s trending …

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  • Issue 683 – 16 Jun 2021

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    Swift action stops a suspected arson at The Batch Community Centre in Cadbury Heath from spreading. There’s a crackdown on weekend street drinking in Staple Hill. A planning inspector has allowed the appeal for a church to be built on …

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  • Issue 682 – 09 Jun 2021

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    Initial plans for the Kleeneze site in Hanham are released. Work gets underway on transforming Keynsham High Street but the Conservative Club is left feeling blue after a planning rebuttal. Plans to regenerate a play park in Warmley are put …

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