News Types in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Developer wins permission for 9 houses on old police station site

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    A controversial plan to build houses on the site of the old police station on Bath Hill in Keynsham has been approved by B&NES Council. The land, which sits on either side of New Kingdom Hall, will now be home …

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  • Plans for mobile home park on outskirts of Mangotsfield

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    Plans to change the use of derelict land on the outskirts of Mangotsfield to a mobile home site have been lodged with South Gloucestershire Council. The site next to Orchard Farm Cottage at Pomphrey Hill adjoins an existing gypsy and …

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  • New cycle lane for ring road between Hambrook and M32?

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    A new cycle lane could be created on the ring road between Hambrook and the M32. South Gloucestershire Council says it is one of a number of measures it is looking at to help people get to work safely and …

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  • Mess and mayhem at open spaces and parks as lockdown rules are flouted

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    There have been illegal gatherings across our area this weekend with a trail of mess being left by those ignoring the lockdown rules. Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced new measures on Thursday that allow groups of up to six people …

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  • Keep out! South Glos Council urges people not to visit Wick nature reserve

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    South Gloucestershire Council is urging people to stay away from Wick Golden Valley Local Nature Reserve amid concerns that the crowds of visitors are unable to socially distance and are harming the site. The StreetCare department posted on their Facebook …

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  • Cars turned away as Keynsham recycling centre reopens

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    Keynsham recycling centre reopened at 8am today – but with a wait time of more than two hours, council staff were having to turn cars away. Shortly after the Pixash Lane centre reopened to four cars at a time, B&NES …

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  • Hordes of day-trippers head to riverside beauty spots

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    With the easing of lockdown and spate of hot weather, crowds of people have been flocking to beauty spots along the River Avon including Kelston Mills, Saltford and Bitton. There are concerns about the lack of social distancing, with groups …

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  • Campaign to get nature reserve closed during coronavirus pandemic

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    A petition has been started calling for the Golden Valley Nature Reserve at Wick to be closed during the coronavirus pandemic. The online petition to South Gloucestershire Council was started over the bank holiday weekend by concerned resident Mary Harding. …

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  • Three hurt as car hits telegraph pole at Willsbridge

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    Three people were hurt after a car collided with a telegraph pole on the Keynsham Road at Willsbridge last night. The crash happened around 10pm and people living in Bitton and Oldland Common, Longwell Green and Wick reported hearing a …

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  • Two men seriously hurt in collision in Kingswood

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    Police closed Two Mile Hill Road in Kingswood after a serious injury collision this evening. It happened at about 5.50pm and involved the riders of a motorbike and a pushbike. Both riders were taken to hospital with serious injuries and …

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