Plan earmarks 1,100 new homes for Keynsham - have your say

Residents are once again being asked for their views on how the communities of Keynsham, Saltford and surrounding areas can help meet a housing shortfall of thousands of new homes across the West of England region.

A plan by the four councils that make up the area – Bath and North East Somerset, Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset – is about to be made public, with up to 1,100 new homes for Keynsham and a new Saltford bypass among the proposals.

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Goldies at Parliament

Keynsham Goldies take new anthem to Parliament

Members of an older people’s singing group from Keynsham have performed in the Houses of Parliament to launch a new charity song.

The Golden-Oldies charity – or Goldies – unveiled its new anthem in London on November 30, where they were welcomed by local MPs, including Bath’s Ben Howlett.

The song, We Are the Golden-Oldies, was written by Bristol-based support worker Paul Bryant, who discovered Goldies five years ago when he began taking adults with severe disabilities to singalong sessions hosted by the charity.

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