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September 26 2013

It’s not just jam and Jerusalem

LADIES in Bromley Heath are eagerly awaiting the launch of a new WI group which promises to put the emphasis on the word ‘fun’... Read More


September 26 2013

Keep on the alert as trees are being set on fire

I’D ASK people living locally to be on the alert after recent problem with a number of conifer trees being set on fire... Read More


September 26 2013

Lisa’s legacy is so very Special

THE first police award in memory of Downend mum Lisa Bessell has been awarded to Special Constable Darren Gailey... Read More


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