News Types in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Appeal for information after serious crash in Fishponds

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    Police are appealing for witnesses and dashcam footage after a collision involving a pedestrian and a bus in Fishponds. Officers were called by the ambulance service to attend the collision on Fishponds Road at 4.30pm yesterday. A woman in her …

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  • £30m improvements revealed for five Ring Road junctions

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    Plans for £30m of improvements to five junctions on the A4174 Ring Road between Lyde Green and Longwell Green have been revealed. The five junctions are Lyde Green Roundabout, the Rosary Roundabout (also known as the Emersons Green Roundabout), Siston …

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  • Car smashes through a wall of Keynsham Ambulance Station

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    A car has smashed through a wall of Keynsham Ambulance Station. A crew from Hicks Gate Fire Station were called out earlier this morning after the incident at the ambulance base in West View Road. Writing on their Twitter page, …

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  • 5G mast plan for Soundwell Road

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    There are plans to erect a 5G mast measuring 18 metres high on the pavement next to a block of flats in Soundwell. H3G UK is asking South Gloucestershire Council whether the prior approval of the authority will be required …

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  • B&NES Council U-turn as controversial waste charges are put on hold 

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    Bath & North East Somerset Council leader Kevin Guy last night announced that the council is putting on hold planned charges for rubble, plasterboard and tyres at its recycling centres – and looking at finding alternative savings to balance the …

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  • Council steps in to buy Kings Chase Shopping Centre for £10m

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    South Gloucestershire Council has bought Kings Chase Shopping Centre and car park for £10m in a major step towards its regeneration vision for the town centre. The centre is anchored by Sainsbury’s and Wilko, and has other high street names …

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  • Hanham Athletic Football Club hold consultation over long lease plans

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    Hanham Athletic Football Club have announced plans to secure a 20-year lease from South Gloucestershire Council for the running and maintenance of the facilities at Vicarage Road. HAFC have been in existence since 1896 and the club have been based …

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  • Wreath-laying ceremony in Kingswood to mark British Legion’s centenary

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    A ceremony was held at Kingswood’s war memorial at Holy Trinity Church today to mark the 100th anniversary of the formation of the British Legion. On 15th May 1921 the British Legion was formed, bringing together four national organisations of …

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  • Two teenagers charged with attempted murder in Fishponds

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    A further two people have been charged with attempted murder following a stabbing in Fishponds earlier this year. Police and paramedics were called to Ridgeway Road at approximately 8pm on Friday 12th February after a 17-year-old boy had been wounded …

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  • First West of England announces bus service changes in Bristol

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    Bus operator First West of England is making changes to some of its services in Bristol from Sunday to meet changing customer demand as lockdown restrictions ease. Among key changes is the introduction of additional journeys across several services at …

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