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Jake, 11, aims to spread some cheer

A SCHOOLBOY is planning to spread some festive cheer both to his neighbourhood and to a charity close to his heart... Read More


November 27 2018

Drugs in crisp packet

POLICE seized a “large amount” of cash and suspected drugs during a search in Mangotsfield... Read More


November 27 2018

Reality? It's tough

A STRICT behaviour management system known as Ready to Learn is in the spotlight in Programme 5, to be aired on December 4... Read More


November 27 2018

Why we let the TV cameras in to our schools

MANGOTSFIELD School is braced for some backlash when it features in the final two episodes of the BBC2 documentary series School... Read More


November 27 2018

Shirley to stand down after 36 years as councillor

COMMUNITY champion Shirley Potts will stand down in the May local elections after 36 years as a councillor... Read More


November 27 2018

Woman rescued from blaze

A 92-YEAR-old woman was rescued from her home after a fire broke out in the kitchen... Read More


November 27 2018

A wartime love story

DOWNEND resident Gail Wootton wears her poppy with pride as .. Read More


November 27 2018

Downend's David so proud to be in People's Procession

A RETIRED Downend man has spoken of his great pride to walk in the 10,000-strong People's Procession on Armistice Day... Read More


November 27 2018

Staple Hill Remembrance

THOUSANDS of people came together in Page Park for Staple Hill’s best-attended remembrance parade in living memory. .. Read More


November 27 2018

Pomphrey Hill Remembrance

HUNDREDS of people turned out for the Nation’s Beacon event at Pomphrey Hill, organised by Emersons Green Town Council... Read More