Back Issues in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • 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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  • Issue 396 – 05 Nov 2015

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    The First MD admits some of the recent bus changes in the area were “not quite right.” The Cadbury Heath skatepark is in the news again – this time because it’s the subject of an arson attack – and there’s …

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  • Issue 395 – 29 Oct 2015

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    Plans are submitted to turn the empty Riverside offices in Keynsham into 100+ flats. The first ever Bristol to Bath marathon is heralded a great success with over 6000 runners taking part and the date of a public inquiry has …

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  • Issue 394 – 22 Oct 2015

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    Keynsham Fire Station closes suddenly with cover now provided from Brislington until Hicks Gate opens next year. S. Gloucs Council is committed to retaining a One Stop Shop and Police presence in Kingswood but reckons closing the Civic Centre would …

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  • Issue 393 – 15 Oct 2015

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    More tails of woe from passengers left stranded by First following the latest bus route changes.  Keynsham’s Civic Centre offices are voted the ‘Best of the Best’ and PCSO posts are again under threat as South Glos Council considers options for another …

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  • Issue 392 – 08 October 2015

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    Police investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of a former Keynsham student whose body was pulled from the River Avon at Hanham, plus pictures from the day the giant Cadbury’s sign was removed from the old factory in Keynsham and …

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  • Issue 391 – 01 Oct 2015

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    B&NES moves quickly to counter claims that the new leisure centre in Keynsham will not have a sports hall or squash courts. No decision on the format will be made until the location has been confirmed.  There is mystery surrounding the …

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  • Issue 390 – 24 Sep 2015

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    The unveiling of Keynsham’s new clock tower is branded a shambles as construction work is unfinished. Members of the public got to see the possible sites for a new leisure centre but discovered it will not have a sports hall …

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