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June 24 2019

Church begins £500k transformation

THE congregation of Mangotsfield’s St James Church has moved out while the building undergoes a £500,000 transformation... Read More


June 24 2019

Street Play is coming to Buckingham Place

A BUSY Downend rat run is being turned into a children’s playground for a day this month... Read More


June 24 2019

Lloyds bank to close

LLOYDS Bank in Staple Hill will close on September 17, it has been confirmed... Read More


June 24 2019

Families back cancer charity efforts

BOYS and girls from the Tynings in Staple Hill have helped a parent at the school to boost her fundraising appeal for a cancer charity... Read More


June 24 2019

Bus takes spectacular wrong turn

THIS is the damage caused when a double-decker bus took a wrong turn and collided with a building in Downend... Read More


June 24 2019

Leisure centres update breastfeeding policy after mum makes a stand

A MUM who was told to stop breastfeeding at her local pool has emerged victorious after challenging the decision... Read More


June 24 2019

Back at work after donating a kidney, dad sees £100k go up in smoke

JASON Pittaway is a man who is used to doing things for himself... Read More


June 24 2019

Park out of action for summer holidays

CHILDREN are facing a summer without the use of a play park which was set on fire... Read More


June 24 2019

Landlord fined over Downend eyesore

A LANDLORD who failed to clear up his eyesore Downend property has been fined £4,800... Read More


June 24 2019

Golf club closes after site is sold

SHORTWOOD Lodge Golf Club is closing down after being sold for possible development... Read More