Back Issues in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Issue 458 – 25 Jan 2017

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    Wellsway School in Keynsham is top of the class in the South West for Maths and English. South Gloucestershire Council is lobbying the Government for extra cash so it can hasten the repairs on the Bromley Heath roundabout while B&NES …

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  • Issue 457 – 18 Jan 2017

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    Urgent work needed on the A4174 ring road at Bromley Heath Viaduct will seriously impact on this autumn’s planned MetroBus launch. Kingswood’s Post Office will relocate to the WH Smith store in the King’s Chase arcade from 23rd February and …

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  • Issue 456 – 11 Jan 2017

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    Work on the railway bridge over the A431 at Bitton Station have been delayed, bringing a temporary reprieve to the predicted traffic chaos. There is disruption on the A4 at Saltford however with up to 6 weeks of night-time closures. …

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  • Issue 455 – 05 Jan 2017

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    Three men have been arrested and investigations continue at properties in St George following the murder of Mohammed Abdulrezek whose body was found in Siston on Christmas Eve. A Kingswood man also appeared in court charged with murdering his six-month-old …

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  • Issue 454 – 22 Dec 2016

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    A Warmley family are saved from a devastating fire in their home because they had smoke alarms fitted.  The owners of the former Linden Hotel in Kingswood are prosecuted for safety breaches, including fire regulations and the Redroofs nurseries in …

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  • Issue 453 – 15 Dec 2016

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    In an attempt to free up parking spaces for shoppers in Keynsham, B&NES Council has banished staff permit holders from town centre car parks. Meanwhile, the planning application has been submitted for the redevelopment of the leisure centre and Riverside …

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  • Issue 452 – 08 Dec 2016

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    There’s a warning of major disruption to thousands of motorists with the prospect of part of the ring road being shut for a year, plus the confirmed closure of the railway bridge and A431 at Bitton next month. Also featured …

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  • Issue 451 – 01 Dec 2016

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    A child is hurt in a collision with a vehicle at at trouble spot on Bath Hill in Keynsham – where locals have recently been voicing concerns over safety. There’s a big turn out in Whitchurch as the village mobilizes …

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  • Issue 450 – 24 Nov 2016

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    A rogue builder who was jailed in 2013 for fraud has been jailed again after conning a Keynsham woman out of thousands of pounds for work he didn’t do. Hanham will go ahead with late night opening and the Christmas …

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  • Issue 449 – 17 Nov 2016

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    The region comes to terms with the announcement to defer full electrification of the London to Bristol railway and questions the implications for MetroWest and Saltford station. Ofsted closes two nurseries following safeguarding concerns and permission is granted to turn …

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