Back Issues in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Issue 405 – 14 Jan 2016

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    Strike action by teachers at John Cabot Academy is averted at the last minute. A decision to allow 24-hour opening at a Willsbridge filling station has split opinion locally and an historic church in Hanham has held its last service and …

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  • Issue 404 – 7 Jan 2016

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    There’s a late reprieve for evening bus services on the 37 Bath to Bristol route as S. Glos Council reverses its decision to withdraw the subsidy from next week. Police break up a New Year’s Eve rave attended by over …

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  • Issue 403 – 31 Dec 2015

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    Filton & Bradley Stoke MP Jack Lopresti hit the tabloid headlines just prior to Christmas – and not because of his politics. The Whitchurch housing masterplan is approved but with decisions deferred on access to the former HorseWorld visitor centre …

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  • Christmas 2008 edition

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    There is no printed edition this week. The next one posted here will be on 30th December. Meanwhile, we were having a trawl through the archives and came across our first “Christmas Issue” which was produced in 2008.  In it …

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  • Issue 402 – 17 Dec 2015

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    B&NES Council confirms the new Keynsham leisure centre will feature in a ‘high quality’ redevelopment of the Riverside and Fire Station sites. There’s good news for Staple Hill too as £50,000 is set aside to restore the Page Park clock …

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  • Issue 401 – 10 Dec 2015

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    There are concerns over plans to build flats on the site of the Wesleyan Chapel in Kingswood. The 349 and 178 bus routes are among the worst delayed in Bristol – and we think we know why. We also announce …

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  • Issue 400 – 03 Dec 2015

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    B&NES Council Leader Tim Warren makes a pledge on the Keynsham Leisure Centre during a local radio broadcast. Plans are unveiled for the new Lidl store in Kingswood which is due to open next year and there is frustration over …

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  • Issue 399 – 26 Nov 2015

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    The councillor in charge of leisure provision in B&NES tells Keynsham residents that a new sports hall is still being reviewed.  New speed ramps in Kingswood are too low to have any effect on traffic speeds and there are fears …

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  • Issue 398 – 19 Nov 2015

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    There’s an announcement finally on the long overdue community hospital beds planned for Frenchay.  Rising crime and reduced policing in Keynsham are causing concern while two sites in Kingswood are occupied by groups of travellers. Download Issue 398

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  • Issue 397 – 12 Nov 2015

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    Fresh fears are raised for Green Belt areas around Bristol as the four councils consult on the need for 85,000 new houses in the next 20 years. New plans are put forward for waste collections in South Gloucestershire but the …

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