News in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • More pictures from Keynsham town centre development

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  • Town centre regeneration passes milestone with topping out ceremony

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    Keynsham’s town centre regeneration programme reached a significant milestone today with the formal topping out ceremony performed by representatives from B&NES and Keynsham Town Councils and builders Willmott Dixon. A ceremonial bolt was secured in place followed by a traditional …

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  • £1.3m boost for local bus services

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    Bus users in Kingswood are mong those that will benefit from a grant of more than £1 million to improve services in South Gloucestershire, Bristol and Bath. The award from the Department for Transport’s Better Bus Area scheme follows a …

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  • Civic Centre car park reopens on Monday

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    More than 50 car park spaces will open to the public from Monday 28th October with the partial reopening of the Civic Centre car park. All decks were closed in January as part of the construction work. At the time …

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  • Emersons Green NHS Treatment Centre scores high marks in survey

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    Emersons Green NHS Treatment Centre, run by Care UK, has been given high marks after an inspection. The report, published earlier this month, praises the centre, which offers in- and outpatient surgery to patients across the region, for its high …

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  • Strike by South Glos Council staff suspended

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    Today’s strike by council workers in South Gloucestershire over wage cuts has been suspended. This morning Unison branch secretary Huw Williams said that following a meeting with the council’s deputy chief executive, an offer was expected to come from the …

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  • Bristol census blamed for today’s rush-hour jams in and around Keynsham

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    A census conducted in Bristol’s rush hour this morning has been blamed for the long delays that hit commuters on roads in and around Keynsham this morning. The census, being conducted on behalf of the city council, has been carried …

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  • MP Kerry McCarthy raises concerns with Mayor about Crews Hole traffic scheme

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    Bristol East MP Kerry McCarthy has written to Mayor George Ferguson, questioning the city council’s traffic scheme for the Crews Hole area and saying she is concerned it may not be the “right solution” to road safety problems. More than 600 people …

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  • Kingswood restaurant highlighted in TV exposé on food industry

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    A popular Kingswood restaurant has been highlighted in a BBC documentary for its zero hygiene rating. Inside Out West revealed that 66 premises in the west of England – including 11 in Bath & North East Somerset, six in Bristol …

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  • 91-year-old man burgled in Staple Hill

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    Police are appealing for information after two men burgled the home of a 91-year-old man in Staple Hill. They forced the front door of the house in Park Road just before 10pm yesterday (Monday 14th October). They told the elderly …

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