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July 29 2019

Warning: trouble ahead

BANS on some turns at the Hambrook traffic lights to fight pollution and congestion will simply move problems elsewhere, it has been claimed... Read More


July 29 2019

It's business as usual - and thanks for all the support, says Councillor Jon, 37

DOWNEND councillor Jon Hunt has been diagnosed with stage 4 bowel and liver cancer... Read More


July 29 2019

Fury over concrete football

A FOOTBALL which had been filled with concrete and left with a sinister note saying 'Bet that hurt' has sparked anger among members of the community... Read More


July 29 2019

Can you help tackle 'hopelessness of hunger'?

AN URGENT appeal has been launched for emergency food supplies to help what has been called the 'hopelessness of hunger'... Read More


July 29 2019

Charlotte raises money for Hub

MOST seven-year-olds have yet to develop a social conscience but not Charlotte Normanton... Read More


July 29 2019

Heathfest 2019 proves a huge triumph

BOUYED by good weather, residents came out in force to ensure 2019's Heathfest was a huge success... Read More


July 29 2019

Lights, camera, action! Songs of Praise comes to Downend

A DOWNEND church will be preaching to the nation when members of its congregation appear on television... Read More


July 29 2019

Friends and strangers help mechanic Jason

A MECHANIC who was left without a livelihood when his business was destroyed says he has been touched by the generosity of both friends and strangers... Read More


July 29 2019

Inspector praises welcoming and caring school

AN inspector has praised a “welcoming, caring” infant school for its high-quality education and positive atmosphere... Read More


July 29 2019

Street play proves a success

IT is usually a busy cut-through for drivers avoiding Downend’s main shopping street... Read More