Back Issues in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Issue 671 – 24 Mar 2021

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    Wessex Water is pressing ahead with plans to build a bridge across the River Avon between Swineford and Saltford. Police in Scotland believe they have found the bodies of a murdered Kingswood mother and daughter. St Mary’s Church in Bitton …

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  • Issue 670 – 17 Mar 2021

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    S. Glos bin lorries have been ignoring weight limits to take a short cut back to their depot for years, according to residents in Siston. There are problems too with lorries as the proposal for a waste-to-energy plant outside Keynsham …

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  • Issue 669 – 10 Mar 2021

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    A man is charged with murder in Scotland following the disappearance of a Kingswood woman and her children. Parking restrictions on some roads in Kingswood cannot be legally enforced due to paperwork discrepancies and South Gloucestershire Council publishes its list …

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  • Issue 668 – 03 Mar 2021

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    Accusations of cover-ups and cowboy practice as the council discusses a Keynsham concrete business. B&NES Council is looking for a grant to buy 70 acres of Green Belt land and what happens next with the Hambrook junction traffic experiment? Download …

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  • Issue 667 – 24 Feb 2021

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    Plans are unveiled to redevelop the industrial estate off Marsham Way in Longwell Green. Bristol prepares for a clean air charging zone this autumn and could we see trams back on the streets of Bath soon? Download Issue 667

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  • Issue 666 – 17 Feb 2021

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    A new application goes in for a waste-to-energy power plant near Keynsham. There’s a positive take-up on surge testing in south and east Bristol. A plan to build tourist shepherds huts in Willsbridge is causing concern. Download Issue 666  

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  • Issue 665 – 10 Feb 2021

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    Community testing sites open following the discovery of a COVID-19 variant in parts of Bristol and South Gloucestershire. A man is arrested following a suspiscious death in Kingswood and local residents launch a petition to improve safety on Charlton Road …

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  • Issue 664 – 03 Feb 2021

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    Police warn of more ‘despicable’ COVID scams. A fire which damaged Pucklechurch Primary School at the weekend is thought to have been arson and Metro Mayor Tim Bowles faces continued pressure over Bristol Airport’s expansion plans. Download Issue 664  

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  • Issue 663 – 27 Jan 2021

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    The rate of COVID-19 infection continues to fall but concerns remain about high levels reported still in Keynsham and Kingswood. Police swoop on a house in Oldland Common as part of a regional drugs investigation and lockdown walkers are urged …

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  • Issue 662 – 20 Jan 2021

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    All the COVID-19 vaccination sites across our area are now up and running. Hundreds of people are severely unwell with the coronavirus in local hospitals and the situation is likely to worsen until the full effects of lockdown kick in. …

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