Back Issues in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Issue 477 – 07 Jun 2017

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    Plans to redevelop a derelict site in the centre of Kingswood that has been plagued by crime have been rejected by council planners. Meanwhile arsonists have attacked a playground in Downend. And the volunteers who look after Page Park in …

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  • Issue 476 – 31 May 2017

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    There are fears that the Keynsham one-way system is driving people away from the town. Meanwhile residents of Golden Valley are angry at South Gloucestershire Council for diverting high volumes of traffic through the country lanes. A blue print to …

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  • Issue 475 – 24 May 2017

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    Schools in the area are facing a severe funding crisis as South Gloucestershire Council’s appeals for government help go unanswered. There are concerns too around Bitton with lorry deliveries and diverted traffic in the lanes around Upton Cheyney. Meanwhile B&NES …

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  • Issue 474 – 17 May 2017

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    A 20 mph speed limit may be imposed on a notoriously dangerous stretch of Lower Hanham Road while closure of the Wick to Lansdown road near Tracy Park Golf Club is causing chaos in the surrounding lanes. The first impressions …

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  • Issue 473 – 10 May 2017

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    Conservative candidate Tim Bowles is the first elected West of England ‘metro’ mayor. Plans are due to go on show this week for the redeveloped Kings Chase shopping centre in Kingswood and Keynsham Town Council bids to buy the old …

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  • Issue 472 – 03 May 2017

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    Transport Secretary Chris Grayling wants to see a modern suburban rail network in Bristol and says the GWR electrification will still be completed to Temple Meads. The Hanham Library staff and opening hours situation descends into farce as the council …

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  • Issue 471 – 26 Apr 2017

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    A campaign is underway to improve the look of Kingswood town centre while work gets under way on Keynsham’s one-way traffic system. A convicted Mangotsfield man faces a £30,000 confiscation of proceeds order and residents at Somerdale fear an accident before …

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  • Issue 470 – 19 Apr 2017

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    Work continues on Keynsham High Street in preparation for next week’s one-way traffic experiment. Candidates for next month’s mayoral election are out and about in the region and we look closely at a German city where they have learnt to …

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  • Issue 469 – 12 Apr 2017

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    A 12-year-old Hanham girl acts quickly to save the life of a choking toddler. Ofsted’s regional director says that secondary schools in South Gloucestershire are his biggest concern and a church in Upton Cheyney is the first United Reform Church …

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  • Issue 468 – 05 April 2017

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    Local schools are highlighting a growing crisis in education funding. A former Kingswood teacher has been struck off over his relationship with a pupil. Sirona staff have been praised for the outstanding care they give to those who use their services …

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