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Alex, 15, wins gold medal

Aug 25 2017

A 15-YEAR-OLD boy from Emersons Green who received a lifesaving saving stem cell transplant when he was nine years old has won a Gold medal at the British Transplant Games in Scotland.... Read More

Masonic Hall opens up to cast off some of those secrets ...

Aug 25 2017

FIFTY people turned up to find out what goes on in the Masonic Hall in Park Road, Stapleton. ... Read More

Share your memories of Staple Hill

Aug 25 2017

A FASCINATING glimpse into the varied past of Staple Hill has opened at Kingswood Heritage Museum. ... Read More

Do you fancy joining the Cleeve Singers?

Aug 25 2017

THE Downend-based choir The Cleeve Singers is looking for new members. ... Read More

Downend Folk Club Preview: September 2017

Aug 25 2017

Next At Downend Folk Club: Kim Lowings And The Greenwood Friday September 15, 2017 Frenchay Village Hall ... Read More

Sunny smiles and lots of songs

Aug 25 2017

AFTER a summer of very little sunshine, you might not want to be reminded of the British weather. ... Read More

Futuristic footbridge gets green light

Aug 25 2017

A PROPOSED composite footbridge linking Lyde Green and Emersons Green across the ring road has been given the go-ahead. ... Read More

We've all been tested to the limits

Aug 25 2017

'DUKE of Edinburgh Award’ is a phrase rarely uttered around me or my friends without accompaniment of feelings of regret, despair and physical and mental exhaustion. While we have successfully completed both Bronze and Silver Duke of Edinburgh expeditions, I can confidently declare said walks have had a dramatic impact on us - for better or worse - as they have tested the limits to our patience, determination, and finesse.... Read More

Mangotsfield United manager Mehew resigns

Aug 25 2017

MANGOTSFIELD United have had a rocky start to the 2017-18 season - and it’s led to manager David Mehew quitting the club. ... Read More

Dancing on eight wheels: Mia selected for GB team

Aug 25 2017

TALENTED Mia Botta will represent Great Britain at the Cup of Europe Artistic Roller Skating Championships in Portugal next month. ... Read More