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By Sam Rkaina, Local Government Reporter / s.rkaina@bepp.co.uk

Bristol councillors have objected to plans to build up to 340 homes on green-belt land near Whitchurch.

The applications, from developer Robert Hitchens, are to build on 32 acres of land bordered by Staunton Lane and Stockwood Lane.

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By Sam Rkaina, Local Government Reporter / s.rkaina@bepp.co.uk

Plans for a Costa coffee shop in Gloucester Road have been recommended for approval despite nearly 3,000 objections.

Bristol City Council is due to make a decision on a proposal, to turn an empty recruitment agency premises in The Promenade into a cafe later today.

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By Sam Rkaina, Local Government Reporter

BRISTOLIANS could miss out on more than £800,000 worth of improvements to a rundown city centre area if plans to redevelop the old magistrates’ court site are approved tonight.

Developer Deeley Freed has submitted proposals to convert the Nelson Street building into a 161 bed hotel, with 132 student flats.

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By Linda Tanner, Education Correspondent

PLANS  for a Tesco Express store to  open  in a former landmark pub in Southmead have been given the go-ahead by planners.

Company spokeswoman Melanie Chiswell told Bristol city councillors that local people welcomed the proposed store in the old Standard of England pub.

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By Sam Rkaina, Local Government Reporter

ANTI-TESCO campaigners have won the right to appeal against the decision to deny them a judicial review into the granting of planning permission for the Cheltenham Road store.

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