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August 03 2013

Gromit watches over the new-look square

VISITORS to Staple Hill recently could be forgiven for thinking they’d stumbled upon a royal visitor. .. Read More


August 03 2013

Hollie’s jump in aid of Clip Up for Conor

BRAVE schoolgirl Hollie Lawrence is preparing for her first bungee jump in support of a Downend charity. .. Read More


August 03 2013

Follow the Faith group’s trip to help in Uganda

YOUNG people from Downend have embarked on an expedition to Uganda and you can keep tabs on their every move!.. Read More


August 03 2013

Leap Valley play area now open for the enjoyment of local children

A NEW-LOOK play area in Downend has been officially opened – much to the delight of mums, dads and youngsters... Read More


August 03 2013

Great turnout for Armed Forces Day at Page Park

PEOPLE from across South Gloucestershire came out in force to honour Britain’s armed forces at a special event at Page Park... Read More


August 03 2013

The sun shines for Heathfest as crowds flock to join in the fun

LAST year’s Heathfest may have been cancelled due to inclement weather but here are some of the scenes which proved this year’s event more than made up for it... Read More


August 03 2013

Protect your home — it’s your castle

POLICE are posting the stories of homeowners who have been victims of opportunist thieves in a bid to encourage people to tighten up on home security. .. Read More


August 03 2013

Watch out! Car will see if you don’t park safely

Those who put others at risk by parking at bus stops, pedestrian crossings and taxi ranks are also being targeted by South Gloucestershire’s first parking enforcement car. .. Read More


August 03 2013

Car-free day at Mangotsfield Primary

LEAVE the car at home – and walk, cycle or scoot to school... Read More


August 03 2013

Youth funding made fairer

A ‘POSTCODE lottery’ that has proved unfair to young people in Downend, Emersons Green and Mangotsfield will be ended... Read More