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  • Keynsham Car Parking Charges needs a rethink - by Andy Halliday

    By JoannaPazucha at 17:15 on 23/05/12
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    I have recently read in a number of comments concerning Keynsham car park charges,and the fact that with the revelopment the golden oportunity to create new free parking on the back of this is sadly,in my view not on the agenda, writes Andy Halliday   As both a Lib Dem, and a former Town Councillor, I was optimistic that this subject would be reconsidered by the"listening council". It was a topic often...
  • How soon could Saltford station reopen?

    By JoannaPazucha at 15:20 on 07/03/12
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    Transport heads from B&NES, Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset Councils want to to see the reopening of the station included in the awarding of a new Great Western Rail franchise for next year. They are due to meet today to discuss including it in plans for the Greater Bristol Metro, which could see trains stopping at the village again between 2019 and 2023. However, the momentum is building to see the...
  • Keynsham residents promised improvements to park and ride service into Bath

    By JoannaPazucha at 16:54 on 06/03/12
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    Significant improvements in the Newbridge Park and Ride Service have been promised to Keynsham and Saltford residents as B&NES Council plans to invest £2.5 million in the service from September this year. Among the improvements that commuters into Bath can expect to see are: Year-round operation to include Sundays and Bank Holidays (except Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day and Easter Sunday. New environmentally...
  • Hands up if you support the reopening of Saltford Station

    By JoannaPazucha at 18:07 on 27/07/11
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    The public meeting to discuss the reopening of Saltford Station yesterday was a great success, with 130 people attending. Held at the Saltford Hall, the meeting was the brainchild of the Saltford Environment Group, headed by Chris Warren. He said: "The main thing about last night was to gauge public opinion and just show the politicians the strength of feeling. On those two points alone the meeting was an outstanding...
  • Cash to help unblock Keynsham's roads

    By JoannaPazucha at 16:18 on 06/07/11
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    Keynsham is to get a share of a £10 million grant to help get commuters out of their cars and onto public transport. The money will be invested in a variety of schemes, including the provision of more real-time displays at bus stops, and to encourage employees to either cycle in to work or use public transport. Businesses can ask to have real-time bus information provided for their offices or to create a cycle...

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