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January 25 2019 Founder visits Downend

Founder visits Downend

IT might be a long way from Detroit to Downend but that didn't stop the founder of the Soup movement travelling more than 3,500 miles for a visit... Read More


January 25 2019

South Glos is good place to learn to drive, figures show

SOUTH Gloucestershire’s only driving test centre has a higher-than-average pass rate... Read More


January 25 2019 High five! Military Wives Choir celebrates

High five! Military Wives Choir celebrates

THE Bristol Military Wives Choir has thrown a party to mark a milestone... Read More


January 25 2019

Campaigners keep up fight for community hospital at Frenchay

A CAMPAIGN group fighting for health facilities at the former Frenchay Hospital site say the latest plans will do little to ease the growing problem of bed-blocking at Southmead... Read More


January 25 2019

Woman, 94, targeted by fake cop

A 94-YEAR-old woman had her purse, cash and phone stolen by a bogus police officer who called at the door of her home... Read More


January 25 2019

Council chiefs get set to take on cycle challenge

DOWNEND councillor Jon Hunt is set to embark on a tough 220km challenge - cycling to every school in the district to mark Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week... Read More


January 25 2019

Alarm over rise in child maintenance missed payments

MORE than a third of parents in the Downend area signed up to a government scheme to pay child maintenance are failing to pay their ex-partners... Read More


January 25 2019

Railway path's anniversary photo contest

A CHARITY set up to encourage people to walk and cycle has launched a photography competition to mark the 40th anniversary of the Bristol and Bath Railway Path... Read More


January 25 2019

Cheers! Cleve brings back cider festival

CLEVE Rugby Club is bringing back its annual cider festival to replace a dance music event which sparked complaints from neighbours... Read More


January 25 2019

Victory as court orders car park clear-up

THE owners of a litter-strewn car park in the heart of Staple Hill have been told to clean up their act... Read More