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Refurbished facilities at Keynsham Leisure Centre officially opened

Refurbished facilities at Keynsham Leisure Centre officially opened

Refurbished facilities at Keynsham’s Leisure Centre have been officially opened. Councillor Dine Romero, Bath & North East Somerset Council Leader and Councillor Paul Crossley, cabinet member for Community Services opened the centre’s new ground floor fitness suite, studios, changing facilities, soft play and café on Thursday 27 June. The ceremony marked the end of the… Read More…

£56.9m funding boost for metrobus

£56.9m funding boost for metrobus

More than £56m investment has been approved by the West of England Combined Authority (WECA) and the West of England Joint Committee to extend the metrobus network to help more people get on board with bus travel. The Cribbs Patchway metrobus extension will link the Bristol Parkway railway station and The Mall bus via the… Read More…

Refurbished facilities at Keynsham Leisure Centre to be officially opened

Refurbished facilities at Keynsham Leisure Centre to be officially opened

The first phase of the £11 million refurbishment of Keynsham Leisure Centre has been completed The new ground floor fitness suite, studios, changing facilities, soft play and café will be open to the public from Monday 17 June and will be officially opened on Thursday 27 June by Councillor Dine Romero, Bath & North East… Read More…

Parents from Bristol and South Glos to join SEND rally

Parents from Bristol and South Glos to join SEND rally

Parents from South Gloucestershire and Bristol have said they will be among those attending a rally in London at the end of May to raise awareness of the failures of the current system for children and young people with special educations al needs and disabilities, known in schools as SEND. SEND National Crisis is a… Read More…

Palace Welcomes New Pair of Swans to Historic Moat

Palace Welcomes New Pair of Swans to Historic Moat

Exciting news at The Bishop’s Palace in Wells today, as a new pair of swans is welcomed to the famous Moat. Tourists and locals had been disappointed since October last year, when Wynn, the brave widow who outlived her lifelong mate Bryn, and raised her final brood at the Palace, took flight along with her… Read More…

School class sizes are highest in a decade

School class sizes are highest in a decade

The number of children being taught in so called ‘super sized’ primary school classes has been revealed to be at its highest in a decade. The figures published by the Department of Education have shown that more than one in ten pupils are taught in classes of 31 or more, the largest proportion since 2007.… Read More…

Free sanitary products to be introduced to primary schools

Free sanitary products to be introduced to primary schools

The Government has said that free sanitary products will be offered to girls in all primary schools in England from 2020. This announcement follows the Chancellor Philip Hammond’s pledge to fund free sanitary products in secondary schools and colleges.   Campaigners have welcomed this news saying they are glad that the government had extended the… Read More…

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