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Your support really helps

Oct 02 2017

We’d like to thank everyone who came to our recent meetings in Downend to hear what we and South Gloucestershire Council are doing to deal with anti-social behaviour in the area. ... Read More

Scary sights and sounds

Oct 02 2017

Autumn is everyone’s favourite time of the year; nothing beats a warm drink and a toasty warm house and putting your feet up in front of the fire. From the spooky Halloween costumes, ‘Trick or Treaters’, to the loud bangs, sharp whizzes and bright lights filling our sky with colour on bonfire night, do we ever think of how our pets are feeling during this time of year?... Read More

500 years since the Reformation

Oct 02 2017

What was it and why does it matter?... Read More

On The Beat: June 2017

May 30 2017

I’m delighted to tell you that my colleague PC James Rochford has been named Avon and Somerset’s Neighbourhood Officer of the Year. ... Read More

Remember - your bunny needs a buddy

May 30 2017

THIS month, in conjunction with Rabbit Awareness Week, here at Avenue Veterinary Centre we are celebrating bunnies for the entire month of June! Rabbit Awareness Week is an event held each year across the whole of the UK. ... Read More

Just how fast is technology moving!?

May 30 2017

Consider this.... Read More

The vital work of the Veterinary Nurse

May 02 2017

The month of May celebrates National Veterinary Nurse Month, which aims to increase awareness of the importance of the Veterinary Nursing profession in the provision of responsible pet care.... Read More

On The Beat: May 2017

May 02 2017

We often have an increase in reports of so-called ‘doorstep crime’ at this time of year. ... Read More

The reason for the season

Oct 28 2016

Like many of our long held celebrations now in the UK, this month we may attend a bonfire and firework display without actually giving any thought to why we do so. We might have some remembrance of things taught us at school and pull out the facts during a quiz, but generally the enjoyment of the event has replaced the reason for the event. ... Read More

Join the Neighbourhood Watch team

Oct 28 2016

DID you know that joining Neighbourhood Watch is one of the most effective things you can do to prevent burglary? Members are around six times less likely to have their homes broken into.... Read More