News Types in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Warmley father guilty of murdering his baby son

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    A Warmley man has today been found guilty of the murder of his 39-day-old son who died in 2018. James Dean Clark, 31, denied being responsible for the death of Sean Clark but was convicted by a jury following a …

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  • Keynsham concrete firm and council officers are slated in latest controversy

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    Controversial plans by Keynsham firm 4Concrete to extend their operating hours have been blocked and both the company and council officers have been criticised.  Councillors on Bath & North East Somerset Council’s planning committee voted against 4Concrete’s latest planning application …

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  • More than 70 objections to proposed corner shop in Warmley

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    Plans to demolish part of the King William IV pub in Warmley and build a convenience shop on land to the side have sparked an outpouring of objections from the community. The application for the site at the junction of …

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  • South Glos nursery closes after being rated as Inadequate by Ofsted

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    A South Gloucestershire nursery with 64 children on its roll has closed in the wake of an Ofsted report which found that youngsters’ safety was being put at “significant” risk and that education was “poor”. Following a visit to Mini …

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  • Concern over lethal batch of recreational drugs circulating in Bristol

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    Senior public health and police officers have spoken out about their concerns about the introduction of dangerous high strength recreational drugs into Bristol that have sadly claimed the life of one young person and hospitalised several others in the past …

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  • New dining hall planned for school after canteen’s asbestos roof collapses  

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    A secondary school in Kingswood has applied to build a new dining hall after its old canteen’s asbestos sheet roof collapsed. King’s Oak Academy is without a canteen until a new facility is constructed, according to the planning application lodged …

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  • Call for roundabout at busy junction in Keynsham

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    Councillors in Keynsham are calling on Bath and North East Somerset Council to build a roundabout at a busy junction. Alan Hale and Cllr Lisa O’Brien, who represent Keynsham South on B&NES Council, are urging the authority to build a …

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  • Metro Mayor wins Government pledge of up to £880m of extra transport investment for West of England

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    West of England Metro Mayor has been promised up to £880m from the Government for transport improvements in the region over five years. The West of England has been successful in securing a new City Region Sustainable Transport Settlement. Such …

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  • Campaign to get Ashton Way public toilets in Keynsham reopened

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    A campaign to reopen the toilets in Ashton Way car park in Keynsham, which closed more than six years ago, has been started by two local councillors – and more than 300 people have already signed the petition. As part …

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  • Cannabis factory discovered in Keynsham

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    Police say an investigation is ongoing after the discovery of a large number of cannabis plants at a premises on Bath Hill in Keynsham yesterday. Officers were seen at the gym building near the entrance to Keynsham Park during the …

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