Back Issues in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Issue 349 – 04 December 2014

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    Hundreds turn out for the funeral of Keynsham student Ben Pocock who was killed on board Malaysian Airlines MH17 flight in July. Funding is approved for speed tables to combat speeding traffic on Craven Way and Kingswood residents are consulted …

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  • Issue 348 – 27 November 2014

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    Plans for Cafe Grounded’s opening in Keynsham are put on hold pending a site visit by B&NES planners. South Glos Council loses patience with the Clinical Commissioning Group over the Cossham MIU decision and the funeral of Keynsham student Ben …

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  • Issue 347 – 20 November 2014

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    The A431 reopens after 9 months following a landslip. There are more unanswered questions over Keynsham’s flagship civic centre development and a petition in support of threatened deportee Mae Draper is handed into No 10 Downing Street. Download Issue 347

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  • Issue 346 – 13 November 2014

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    Communities Minister Eric Pickles drops in on Oldland Common and a new row erupts over the future of the Green Belt. We have a round up of last weekend’s remembrance events including an embarrassing situation for B&NES Council when its wreath …

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  • Issue 345 – 06 November 2014

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    A Kingswood boy is the first to have pioneering spinal surgery on the NHS.  South Gloucestershire Council have concluded collection trials and will soon start retrieving the thousands of unwanted green waste bins and news that Hicks Gate Farm is …

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  • Issue 344 – 30 October 2014

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    Police are treating a fire at a recycling plant near Keynsham as arson. There’s a possibility the A431 at Kelston may be open again in November and South Gloucestershire Council makes changes to its food waste collection procedures to encourage more …

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  • Issue 343 – 23 October 2014

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    Tributes are paid to a 21 year-old Keynsham woman who was killed in a road accident in Brislington. Local residents give their views on the prospect of a mayor for B&NES and the head of Sir Bernard Lovell School in …

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  • Issue 342 – 16 October 2014

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    A Hanham family pleads with the Government after a visa mix up risks their mother being deported. The long awaited transport strategy for Keynsham goes out to public consultation and is already criticised for its lack of detail. The IPCC …

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  • Issue 341 – 09 October 2014

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    An unmarked police armed response car was involved in a collision outside the Jolly Cobbler pub in Kingswood last Friday. Three people were injured and the police driver suspended. Taylor Wimpey are accused of refusing to pay for the wildlife area …

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  • Issue 340 – 02 October 2014

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    There’s reaction from Bristol Water and local politicians following the burst water main in Kingswood last week that left 24,000 homes without water, some for almost 48 hours. Labour candidate Jo McCarron hails the ‘amazing campaigners’ at Cossham Hospital during …

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