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January 25 2019

Traffic calming? That's not what we'd call it - residents

A SPEED limit of 20mph looks set to be introduced in Frenchay to protect children walking to and from school... Read More


January 25 2019 'Strong case' for M4 J18a

'Strong case' for M4 J18a

MOTORISTS will have to wait until the end of the year to hear whether a new junction for the M4 will finally be built near Downend... Read More


January 25 2019

Westminster sex assault charge

A FORMER political researcher for an MP has appeared in court accused of sexually assaulting a woman in a Parliamentary building... Read More


January 25 2019 Inspector praises 'outstanding' pre-school

Inspector praises 'outstanding' pre-school

A PRE-SCHOOL in Bromley Heath has excellent staff who prepare children “exceptionally well” for school, says the education watchdog... Read More


January 25 2019

Tributes to victim Gwen

RELATIVES of a great grandmother who died after she was hit by a car on the M32 slip road in Fishponds have spoken of their devastation... Read More


January 25 2019

Mayor's vow on park and ride

CAMPAIGNERS appear to have won their fight to save a community farm near Frenchay from being turned into a park and ride car park... Read More


January 25 2019

Expansion ‘will secure 100,000 jobs’

MORE than 100,000 jobs have been secured by the approval of a huge new factory, it has been claimed... Read More


January 25 2019

Get set for the Souperbowl

COMMUNITY crowdfunding project Downend Soup is gearing up for its fifth and most ambitious project yet – the Souperbowl... Read More


January 25 2019 Souper Troupers! Pupils declare war on plastic bags

Souper Troupers! Pupils declare war on plastic bags

PUPILS from Bromley Heath Junior School have written to Downend Voice to ask for help in publicising a scheme to encourage recycling... Read More


January 25 2019

Ian's charity sleepout

STAPLE Hill councillor Ian Boulton is braving the winter elements in support of a homeless charity. .. Read More