Back Issues in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Issue 389 – 17 Sep 2015

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    HRH Sophie Countess of Wessex visits the Jessie May Trust in Kingswood. Only three of our five MPs actually voted in the Assisted Dying Bill which was rejected last week and Cossham campaigners call the trial announcement of an out …

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  • Issue 388 – 10 Sep 2015

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    With the start of the academic year, new schools have opened their doors this week.  There will be a referendum on whether to have an elected mayor in B&NES after the campaigners’ petition passed its target and the people of …

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  • Issue 387 – 03 Sep 2015

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    Keynsham residents will have the chance to comment on a number of development proposals for the town at a special public consultation later this month.  There’s confusion over the new bus services around Oldland Common after a registration error sends the …

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  • Issue 386 – 27 Aug 2015

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    There is joy at several local schools following excellent GCSE results last week. The planning application to build houses on the site of the Tennis Court pub has been withdrawn – but that doesn’t signal the end of the campaign …

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  • Issue 385 – 20 Aug 2015

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    Part of the Soundwell College site may be sold for housing, it has emerged.  The long awaited consultation on the future of a minor injury service in South Gloucestershire has begun but there is still no clue as to where …

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  • Issue 384 – 13 Aug 2015

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    Members of the public got their first glimpse of the new retirement village planned for the  Cadbury factory at Somerdale.  There was anger in Fishponds after McDonald’s made a last-minute decision to appeal the planning refusal for a Drive-Thru and …

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  • Issue 383 – 06 Aug 2015

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    Tensions run high at Siston as another group of travellers sets up camp. A fresh archaeological dig at Keynsham Cemetery investigates the site of a possible Roman temple and questions are asked over a skatepark in Kingswood – 3 years …

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  • Issue 382 – 30 Jul 2015

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    Kingswood’s Civic Centre could be sold as South Gloucestershire Council looks to make more savings – but leaders insist they will maintain frontline services in the area. There’s a row over Warmley’s new skatepark facility which has opened months before …

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  • Issue 381 – 23 Jul 2015

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    There’s more disruption to local bus services as First announces yet another major shake up of services next month. Parents have rallied round Warmly Pre-School following a damning report from Ofsted and there is dismay in Keynsham as entries for …

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  • Issue 380 – 16 Jul 2015

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    A recycling firm near Keynsham suffers a second arson attack in a matter of months. Barrs Court Moat is transformed after work to remove duckweed and debris is completed and it’s time to decide whether Keynsham’s Civic Centre really is …

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