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June 30 2013

Watch this space . . .

The completion of the new play area for Leap Valley,off Aintree Drive and known locally as the David Wilson Estate, has been delayed for a couple of weeks but it should be completed by the end of June and the children from Great Expectations Day Nursery in Baugh Gardens have been invited to help open it officially on July 5th... Read More


June 30 2013

Emersons Green East work starts

WORK has just got under way on the landmark development at Emersons Green East, which could see more than 2,500 homes being built... Read More


June 30 2013

Support for flats at Police Station

RESIDENTS have shown support for plans to transform Staple Hill Police station into housing designed to meet the needs of older people... Read More


June 30 2013

Reliving the many memories of Badminton Road Methodist Youth Centre

DOZENS of people relived their teenage years at a celebration weekend at Badminton Road Methodist Youth Centre in Downend... Read More


June 30 2013

Major development brokered at Emersons Green

The deal for the 20-acre plot was brokered by land and property agents CJH Land as part of a series of transactions that will help shape development at the main 150-acre site over the next ten years... Read More


June 30 2013

Angela halves her body weight and finds a new love

IT’S hard to believe looking at these two photographs that they are of the same person... Read More


June 30 2013

Stapleton School of Dancing celebrates 70 years of ballet

STAPLETON School of Dancing, which runs classes in Downend, has celebrated its 70th anniversary... Read More


June 30 2013

Cleve singers aim to make you feel good

ACCORDING to scientists singing boosts your immune system and releases endorphins which make you feel good. So what better reason to find out what the Cleeve Singers can offer you?.. Read More


June 30 2013

Conor’s campaign marks its second anniversary

FAMILY and friends of a Downend teenager who died after a moped crash are continuing their safety campaign two years on... Read More


June 30 2013

Bringing people together for fun and friendship

CALLING all retired and older people – this is your chance to get involved in shaping activities in our area for you and your peers... Read More