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June 06 2013

Jo reaches her target after seven days in the saddle

DETERMINED Jo Bray completed her 300-mile gruelling cycle ride on the Great Wall of China and has now reached her £5,000 charity target... Read More


June 06 2013

Teacher takes a soaking at the Christ Church schools’ fair

MORE than £3,500 was raised for Christ Church Infant and Junior Schools at a successful summer fair... Read More


June 06 2013

Ian raring to go in chairman's role

IT may not carry as grand a title as Lord Mayor, but the chairman of South Gloucestershire Council is no less an illustrious role... Read More


June 06 2013

Play areas to benefit from parish council investment

YOUNGSTERS in Downend will benefit from thousands of pounds of investment to improve the tired play facilities in the area... Read More


June 06 2013

Travis talks his way to success

FORMER Downend School pupil Travis Alabanza-Behard was named Gabbler of the Year at the annual public speaking contest for Bristol area sixth-formers... Read More


June 06 2013

Children help launch academy in Downend

CHILDREN launched 250 balloons to mark the official launch of Frome Vale Academy in Downend... Read More


June 06 2013

Team Jack pulls in £5,000 for fund

PAULA Banks and her dedicated team have raised more than £4,500 for Bristol Children's Hospital in the last month... Read More


June 06 2013

Local mum turns author to help fellow parents in dealing with autism

IF only we had had this book to hand when we first realised there was a problem with autism in the family! That was the reaction of one reviewer to Nicola Maybury’s book, Faithfully Parenting Autism... Read More


June 04 2013

Downend mums take on gruelling Amazon challenge

TWO Downend mums who walked the Great Wall of China felt that their charity trek was “not challenging enough”... Read More


June 04 2013

Martyn’s marvellous medal celebrations

IT was a joyous occasion at St Augustine of Canterbury Catholic Church in Downend when Martyn Poole was awarded his British Empire Medal... Read More