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March 27 2018

Anyone for tennis at Lyde Green?

PLANS for a David Lloyd centre on a site between the ring road and Folly Brook at Lyde Green will meet a need for leisure facilities in Emersons Green and Downend, its backers say. .. Read More


March 27 2018

What wonderful neighbours we have!

DOWNEND saw more snow in March than it has seen in the past five winters at least. .. Read More


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Jean Hanmer, who led the fight 50 years ago to save Lincombe Barn, dies on her 100th birthday

TRIBUTES have been paid to Downend community stalwart Jean Hanmer MBE who died on her 100th birthday on March 5. .. Read More


March 27 2018

Council to press for junction 18a at Emersons Green

ANY new junction on the M4 should be at Emersons Green, South Gloucestershire Council has agreed. .. Read More


March 27 2018

Infants school to get a £700k revamp

HUNDREDS of thousands of pounds will be spent giving Christ Church Infants a long-awaited makeover after the school finally reached the top of the council's waiting list. .. Read More


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Mhairi aims for Westminster

LABOUR has selected a city councillor to contest the seat of Filton and Bradley Stoke at the next general election. .. Read More


March 27 2018

Come and join us, say food growers

IT’S the growing season in more ways than one for a food cooperative project in Frenchay. .. Read More


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Barbara's 36-year experiment ...

IF THERE'S a magic formula for being a perfect school science technician, then Barbara Freeman has certainly worked it out. .. Read More


March 27 2018

Unique act of remembrance

MORE than 140 Year 8 students from Downend School have been visiting the First World Ward battlefields 100 years after the end of the conflict. .. Read More


March 27 2018

Wonders of science are so inspiring

BARLEY Close Community Primary School welcomed scientists from UWE Bristol as part of National Science Week. .. Read More