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September 26 2013

Free education places on offer for tots

MORE children than expected are taking up nursery places in South Gloucestershire under a national scheme to provide free education for two year-olds living in low-income households... Read More


September 26 2013

Bright children are exploring learning

A PRIMARY school’s commitment to making sure children are active and get about in their community is being rewarded... Read More


September 26 2013

If you go down to the woods today you’re sure of a big surprise

ELECTRONIC gadgets can be the bane of every parent’s life. .. Read More


September 26 2013

Ryan, 15, set to climb to highest classroom on earth at Everest

A TEENAGER from Mangotsfield is preparing to scale the dizzy heights of Base Camp at Mount Everest... Read More


September 26 2013

Youth group making a difference in Uganda

YOUNG people helping out in Uganda this summer have found their good deeds have not gone unnoticed. .. Read More


September 26 2013

Now people are well and truly connected!

A CAMPAIGN to develop more links and activities for older people in the area has taken a big step forward thanks to a highly successful launch event... Read More


September 26 2013

For a small guy, it was a big effort

MEET James Carleton. He may be pint-sized but his talents are anything but... Read More


September 26 2013

Chairman joins royal tour of South Gloucestershire

Chairman of South Gloucestershire Council, Cllr Ian Boulton, joined the Duke of Gloucester on his visit to South Gloucestershire today (Thursday 26 September).. Read More


September 05 2013

Appeal to trace prosthetic eye stolen in burglary

Can you help us find a prosthetic eye and other property stolen in a burglary in Downend?.. Read More


September 04 2013

Bristol Home Food & Drink Festival

The Bristol Home, Food & Drink Festival, now in its third year, will play host to TV chef Martin Blunos at the mammoth, purpose-built UWE Exhibition & Conference Centre in Frenchay, Bristol on 26-27th October 2013... Read More