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May 29 2018

This shop can't close - we'll have to buy it!

A SHOP that has been a fixture of Downend’s main shopping street for years has been saved from closure, thanks to customers who couldn’t bear to see it shut... Read More


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Here comes the Metrobus - at last

Ken McCormick joins the VIPs on the maiden voyage of the long-awaited new service from Emersons Green .. Read More


May 29 2018

Royal British Legion Club to be sold

THE former Royal British Legion Club in Staple Hill will "shortly" come on to the property market... Read More


May 29 2018

Reggae fan Alfie, 10, is internet sensation

A PUPIL at Bromley Heath Primary School has become an internet sensation after his dad posted a video of him singing reggae tunes... Read More


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Children bury time capsule

Pupils from two Downend primary schools have buried a treasure trove for future generations to mark the completion of the project to repair the Bromley Heath Viaduct... Read More


May 29 2018

Nik triumphs after slog in Sahara desert

IT was never going to be the easiest of challenges but when Nik Whiteside signed up to run more than 150 miles through the Sahara desert in temperatures as high as 50 centigrade, he knew he had to succeed... Read More


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Is this the worst road surface in Downend?

A road in Downend has been branded the worst in north Bristol by a resident who says years of digging and patching have made the surface dangerous for cyclists and bikers... Read More


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Teachers and mums tackle 10k for school

MUMS from Christ Church Infant School put their best foot forward when they joined forces with staff to run the Bristol 10k... Read More


May 29 2018

Summer in the Park

FAMILIES are likely to turn out in force to Page Park's Summer in the Park event this month... Read More


May 29 2018

Fundraisers' dismay as vital defibrillator is stolen

LIVES have been put at risk after a machine to revive cardiac arrest victims vanished from Mangotsfield... Read More