News Types in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Corner shop planned next to the King Billy in Warmley

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    Plans to demolish part of the King William IV pub in Warmley and build a corner shop have been submitted to South Gloucestershire Council. The application for the site at the junction of Cadbury Heath Road and Tower Road South …

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  • Warmley man arrested in firearms investigation and gun seized

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    A man from Warmley suspected of buying a forward-venting black firearm has been arrested and a weapon seized. The man, aged 25, was arrested by National Crime Agency (NCA) officers at his home on Tower Road South yesterday morning and …

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  • New Flourish Foodhall & Kitchen opens in Saltford

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    Today marks the opening of a new local retail and restaurant enterprise, Flourish Foodhall & Kitchen. Located at Glenavon Farm on the A4 at Saltford, Flourish is home to a 2,000sq ft foodhall, an open kitchen seating 110 and an …

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  • Keynsham High Street to close to all traffic for three weeks from next Monday

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    Keynsham High Street will be closed to all traffic from Monday 28th June for an estimated three weeks for excavation works as part of the major town centre improvement scheme being carried out by Bath & North East Somerset Council. …

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  • Is TikTok craze linked to deliberate fires in the area?

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    An alarming new craze in which people using the video-sharing social media platform TikTok record themselves starting fires could be occurring locally. At a recent meeting of the Downend, Emersons Green & Frenchay Community Engagement Forum, Bill Crocker, from Bromley …

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  • £433,000 grant for community hub in Kingswood

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    Kingswood community organisation Kingsmeadow@MadeForever has been awarded a £433,000 grant to support its work. The funding provided by the National Lottery, spread over five years, will be used to support Kingsmeadow’s direct frontline services and will help make a positive impact …

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  • Up to 204 homes planned in mixed-use redevelopment of old Kleeneze site in Hanham

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    Redevelopment plans for the former Kleeneze site in Hanham – including up to 204 homes – were revealed by Homes England at an online public consultation event last Thursday. The Government agency has drawn up proposals for a mixed use …

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  • Rise in people attending A&E with colds, headaches and hay fever

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    People are being encouraged to use the most appropriate service after A&E departments in the area are seeing a rise in people attending with minor illnesses such as colds, headaches and hay fever. Dr Leilah Dare, Emergency Medicine Consultant at …

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  • Crackdown on street drinking and anti-social behaviour in Staple Hill

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    You could now be fined for drinking alcohol in parts of Staple Hill after a ban was introduced this weekend. Between 9pm and 4am, a new Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) is in place, banning street drinking on Friday and …

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  • Homes England consults public on draft masterplan for Kleeneze site in Hanham

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    Homes England is staging a public consultation event into redevelopment plans for the former Kleeneze site in Hanham. The Government agency has drawn up proposals for the brownfield site off Anstey’s Road, which is just under six acres and has …

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