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.


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.