Wellsway traffic calming news

Following two residents’ meetings last October/November, Hal and Andy have met with B&NES Highways staff to discuss proposals:

New crossing on the Wellsway. Time to demand speed restrictors in 20mph zone

Councillors and residents celebrated the arrival of the new pedestrian crossing on the Wellsway.

Charfield Close Play Area Saved

Play area saved thanks to the work of residents and your local Lib Dem councillors.

Keynsham Against Bristol Airport Expansion

Huge numbers of Keynsham residents showed their support for B&NES, Keynsham Town Council and KeynshamNow’s opposition to Bristol Airport Expansion.

Keynsham East Councillors join residents in opposing former Police Station development

Councillor Andy Wait called in the first developers’ submission and Councillor Hal MacFie moved the motion to have it rejected at the B&NES planning committee on the basis of overdevelopment and not enough car parking provision. The motion was carried by 1 vote.

Request for traffic calming measures on 20mph section of Keynsham Wellsway

Local Keynsham councillors Andy Wait and Hal MacFie have written to B&NES Council’s cabinet members for Transport with a request for traffic calming measures on part of Keynsham Wellsway following a consultation with residents.

HGVs flouting weight restriction on Wellsway

Residents on the Wellsway at Keynsham East are reporting significant numbers of HGVs flouting weight restrictions and bringing vehicles, sometimes with overhanging items, up and down the Wellsway.

Charfield Close Play Area

All the play areas in Keynsham, except two, are run by the Town Council. Charfield is run by B&NES. They are consulting until November with the suggestion of removing all mechanical equipment and replacing it with more natural materials at Charfield.

Monthly Council Surgeries

Since being elected in May, Hal and Andy agreed to spend 9.00 to 11.00 on the last Saturday of every month outside the Chandag Shops, apart from December.

Andy and Hal win in Keynsham East

THANK YOU for electing Andy and Hal as your new B&NES Councillors for Keynsham East in the May local election.