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July 29 2019

School's auction nets £10,000+

PARENTS concerned about the lack of funding in education put their weight behind an auction which raised more than £10,000 for Mangotsfield School... Read More


July 29 2019

Memories of happy days at Rodway

MANGOTSFIELD School extended a warm welcome to ex-pupils from its predecessor school during an emotional reunion... Read More


July 29 2019

C in the Park welcomes Bishop Viv

THIS year's C in the Park saw families head for King George V playing fields to make the most of a relatively dry June day... Read More


July 29 2019

Club names hall in tribute to Shirley

A COUNCILLOR who retired this year after serving her community for more than 30 years has had a youth club hall named after her... Read More


July 29 2019

Honorary aldermen

FORMER long-serving councillors Janet Biggin and Shirley Potts have been made honorary aldermen... Read More


July 29 2019

Pre-school 'has good teachers and confident learners'

THE education watchdog has praised a day nursery and pre-school after its first ever inspection... Read More


July 29 2019

£30,000 found to repair arson-hit playground

MONEY has been found to repair a play area damaged in an arson attack... Read More



July 29 2019

Making friends across the generation gap

RESIDENTS at William Court in Downend enjoyed an afternoon with pupils from Christ Church Junior School... Read More


July 29 2019

Free Fit and Fed holiday clubs

FREE school holiday clubs where children can take part in sports and activities take place in Staple Hill this summer... Read More