Back Issues in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Issue 428 – 23 Jun 2016

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    75 jobs are to go as cigarette package printer Amcorp announces the closure of its plant in Warmley. Kingswood Civic Centre may not be sold after all as South Glos. council has a change of heart. Office jobs will still …

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  • Issue 427 – 16 Jun 2016

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    The River Avon at Saltford claimed another victim after a young Bristol cricketer got into difficulties while swimming close to the weir. Members of the public in Keynsham got their chance to see plans for the refurbished leisure centre in …

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  • Issue 426 – 09 Jun 2016

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    Plans for a £7m refurbishment of Keynsham Leisure Centre are unveiled and a major clear-up has been under way at Avon Valley Wildlife & Adventure Park after intruders smashed their way in and escaped with a large haul of cash. …

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  • Issue 425 – 02 Jun 2016

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    A 7-year-old from Keynsham is set to feature in a film starring Ali Bastion. An unauthorised traveller encampment is moved on from Chesley Hill and controversial plans for a McDonald’s at Lyde Green have been withdrawn. Download Issue 425

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  • Issue 424 – 26 May 2016

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    Convicted paedophile Philip Barlow is back in court after attempting to create a new identity.  Plans for the new Keynsham leisure centre will be unveiled to the public at two open events next month and Kingswood MP Chris Skdimore’s survey …

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  • Issue 423 – 19 May 2016

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    There are fresh hopes that the café in Keynsham’s Memorial Park will reopen soon, police have been talking to drivers at a dangerous junction in Fishponds and the minor injuries service which launched in GP surgeries across South Glos last month could …

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  • Issue 422 – 12 May 2016

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    Labour sweeps to victory in Bristol, with a new Mayor and taking control of the city council. And with consultation on library cuts across South Glos closing this week, there’s a warning that reduced hours at Hanham would badly affect …

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  • Issue 421 – 05 May 2016

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    B&NES Council declares war on A-boards. Kingswood’s MP says devolution will go ahead without North Somerset if they reject the plan and we have first hand testimony of living with the fall out from Chernobyl. Download Issue 421

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  • Issue 420 – 28 Apr 2016

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    Hicks Gate Fire Station is operational, protests gather over S. Glos library and a Kingswood junior school headteacher is shortlisted for a national award. Download Issue 420

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  • Issue 419 – 21 Apr 2016

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    Projects still need to be completed at Keynsham Station after the upgrade work revealed a subsoil problem on one of the platforms.  Police and Trading Standards Officers have swooped on an address in Staple Hill as part of a clampdown on …

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