News in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Loss-making school bus service is axed

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    Stagecoach’s 432 bus service, which took pupils from Longwell Green, North Common, Oldland Common and Willsbridge to Wellsway School and IKB Academy in Keynsham, has been axed. Parents have been told in a letter from Wellsway Multi Academy Trust’s director …

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  • Schools to trial timed street closures

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    South Gloucestershire Council has announced plans to introduce experimental traffic orders banning vehicles from roads outside three schools at drop-off and pick-up times. The ’School Street’ trial involves King’s Oak Academy in Brook Road in Kingswood, Barley Close Community Primary …

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  • Get ready for 13 months of roadworks as throughabout scheme starts

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    Work begins on 1st August on a 13-month scheme costing almost £6m to convert Wraxall Road roundabout at Warmley into a fully signal-controlled ‘throughabout’. It will be the first of its kind in South Gloucestershire, but the council says it …

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  • Up to 3,000 people reported at rave

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    Police are bringing a massive illegal rave near Bath to a close, with reports that noise from the illegal event has been heard this morning in Keynsham, Bitton, Oldland Common and Longwell Green. There have been reports that 3,000 people …

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  • Crash near Westerleigh Crematorium

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    Police are investigating a collision which happened this afternoon on Westerleigh Road near the crematorium involving a silver BMW and red Toyota Auris. Four people have been taken to hospital, one with injuries that are believed to be life-threatening. Police …

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  • Missing Klaudia is found

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    Police have this afternoon said they are happy to confirm that missing Kingswood woman Klaudia Jaselska has been found safe and well. “Officers are grateful to everyone who shared our appeal or got in touch with information.”

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  • Inquiries continue to trace Klaudia

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    Police today said that inquiries are continuing to find missing Kingswood woman Klaudia Jaselska. They have a confirmed sighting of her on CCTV footage in Two Mile Hill at about 8.25am on Sunday (12th July). The 30-year-old uses a cashpoint …

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  • Appeal to find missing Klaudia

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    Police today said they are growing concerned for a 30-year-old woman from Kingswood who has been missing since 5am yesterday. They say that Klaudia Jaselska’s disappearance is out of character. She is described as white, 5ft 5in, with blue eyes …

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  • Controversial High Street restrictions in Staple Hill will be removed on Sunday

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    South Gloucestershire Council has today announced that it is changing the controversial traffic scheme it introduced in Staple Hill High Street two weeks ago. With lockdown restrictions easing, the changes were introduced with the idea of enabling people to shop …

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  • Council launches consultation over plans for two new schools in Lyde Green

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    South Gloucestershire Council says it wants to hear the views of local residents about its proposals for two more schools for the growing Lyde Green estate. As part of the plans for the development of Lyde Green, the council agreed …

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