Back Issues in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Issue 605 – 04 Dec 2019

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    Tributes are paid to former Keynsham Town Council Chair Roy Staddon who died last week. A police search is taking place in Gibraltar in the case of a Kingswood sailor who went missing 30 years ago. People living in Lyde …

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  • Issue 604 – 27 Nov 2019

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    Havoc is wreaked on the allotment site next to Warmley Golf Course with sheds set alight and crops trampled. Two fast food outlets in Keynsham have been challenged by environmental campaigners over their litter. And planning permission has been granted …

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  • Issue 603 – 20 Nov 2019

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    Wellsway Multi Academy Trust is being asked again by the Government’s Education and Skills Funding Agency to justify its high levels of executive pay. Tracy Park Golf and Country Club has applied to build two staff accommodation blocks on Green …

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  • Issue 602 – 13 Nov 2019

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    An argument over who is responsible for a broken sluice gate is causing major problems at a popular Warmley beauty spot. Plans have been lodged for a new hotel on the site of the former Keynsham fire station. Avon Valley …

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  • Issue 601 – 06 Nov 2019

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    The rejection of the West of England Joint Spatial Plan could leave the door open to more speculative housing developments, according to the Hanham District Green Belt Conservation Society. B&NES Council says it will react to warnings about the safety …

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  • Issue 600 – 30 Oct 2019

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    A report has recently come to light from 14 years ago that highlights a danger to a key Saltford road alongside the River Avon. Tributes have been paid to Cossham Hospital campaigner Reg Bennett who died last week. Monitoring equipment …

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  • Issue 599 – 23 Oct 2019

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    More safety and pollution worries on the River Avon – this time at moorings in Keynsham. Controversial plans for a wedding venue in Hanham Abbots have been withdrawn. The Rail Accident Investigation Board publishes its report into the fatal accident …

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  • Issue 598 – 16 Oct 2019

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    Wessex Water tells Bitton residents it is no longer considering a bridge across the River Avon as part of plans to upgrade its Saltford depot. Tributes are paid to Dee James, the Keynsham in Bloom champion who has died after …

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  • Issue 597 – 09 Oct 2019

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    There are calls for a ban on mooring along a stretch of the River Avon at Saltford following complaints about anti-social behaviour and pollution. A contentious plan for a new car park at Willsbridge Mill has been given the go-ahead …

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  • Issue 596 – 02 Oct 2019

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    A 20-year-old man is arrested amid new reports of cats being mutilated in the Cadbury Heath area. A petition has been launched, claiming the trial traffic system at Hambrook is causing gridlock and pollution, and rail passengers are advised the …

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