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Hostel plans unveiled for WG Grace birthplace

PLANS have been put forward to convert the Downend birthplace of cricket legend WG Grace into a hostel.

The John Turley Memorial Trust wants to turn Downend House in North Street into thirteen studio apartments for people who need housing and care.

The proposal submitted to South Gloucestershire Council says the trust's objectives are “to provide housing and hostel accommodation in the community together with associated facilities and 

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