Back Issues in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Issue 653 – 11 Nov 2020

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    A new COVID-19 test centre is set up at the Brislington Park and Ride site. Keynsham is part of a pilot scheme to reduce food waste in Bath & North East Somerset and Remembrance Day has a completely different feel …

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  • Issue 652 – 04 Nov 2020

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    More COVID-19 cases reported as the area prepares for another lockdown. Local MPs are in the firing line for voting against free school meals during the half term holiday and there’s more trouble with anti-social behaviour in Longwell Green. Download …

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  • Issue 651 – 28 Oct 2020

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    Communities rally to provide free meals for schoolchildren during half term. The row over development plans for Longwell Green Sports FC rumbles on and a waste-to-energy power plant south of Keynsham appears to be back on the agenda. Download Issue …

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  • Issue 650 – 21 Oct 2020

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    Hundreds of pupils at a Keynsham school self-isolating, dog owners ignore the ban on a school playing field in Oldland Common and motorists ignore yellow lines in Bitton. Meanwhile, another popular pub announces its closure following the downturn in trade …

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  • Issue 649 – 14 Oct 2020

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    Bad news for Keynsham High Street and Emersons Green as retailer Peacocks closes branches. More COVID-19 positive tests cause the closure of one cafe and a school head to self-isolate. The start date for Bath’s Clean Air Zone is confirmed …

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  • Issue 648 – 07 Oct 2020

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    A Saltford couple are left shaken after a robbery at their shop.  An Oldland Common pub closes early after customers ignore COVID-19 rules and the trial of e-scooters in the region gets the go-ahead. Download Issue 648

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  • Issue 647 – 30 Sept 2020

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    Bitton and Swineford residents challenge Wessex Water over the resurrected plans for a bridge across the River Avon. Another 5G phone mast application in Stockwood is turned down and a new primary school in Keynsham welcomes its first pupils. Download …

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  • Issue 646 – 23 Sept 2020

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    Over 600 objections to the latest Keynsham house building proposal. South Glos Council grants planning permission to convert the old Cock Road Methodist Church to flats, even though the parking provisions don’t meet its own requirements. And it’s ‘lights, camera, …

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  • Issue 645 – 16 Sept 2020

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    Whole year groups sent home from local schools after positive COVID-19 tests – just days after the start of term.  The owners of a Kingswood eyesore building are fined once again over its appearance and the Government’s plans to change …

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  • Issue 644 – 09 Sept 2020

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    The prospect of a bridge across the River Avon to Saltford is under consideration once more. Tributes are paid to a well-known local councillor who died at the weekend and students living in South Gloucestershire are unable to get to …

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