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September 26 2013

Popular buggy walks planned for other parts of South Glos

BUGGY walks in Emersons Green have proved so popular that they are to be copied in other parts of South Gloucestershire.. Read More


September 26 2013

Rosemary supports national charity

A NATIONAL charity which has its roots in Downend has enlisted the help of leading diet and fitness guru Rosemary Conley to beat meningitis... Read More


September 26 2013

Run brings in £20,000 for research

SUPPORTERS from Downend, Mangotsfield, Emersons Green and Staple Hill were among those who took part in the eighth annual Run for the Future on Bristol Downs... Read More


September 26 2013

Plans submitted for police station site

PLANS to develop elderly people’s flats at the Staple Hill Police Station site have been submitted to South Gloucestershire Council... Read More


September 26 2013

Hard of hearing church boost

HARD of hearing church goers in Mangotsfield will benefit from a community grant.. Read More


September 26 2013

Foodbank now open at Resound

AFTER months of planning, the Resound Foodbank has opened its doors, offering essential supplies to people in need... Read More


September 26 2013

Fears of more fly-tipping after vote to scrap free green bin collections

HOUSEHOLDERS in the Downend area will lose their free green bin collections from next spring... Read More


September 26 2013

What to do if you’re worried about the lights going out

PEOPLE in Downend with concerns about street lights being turned off between midnight and 5am are being advised to contact South Gloucestershire Council... Read More


September 26 2013

26 miles? Running a marathon all in a day’s work for Simon

MOST of us find getting through the working day akin to enduring a long-distance race... Read More


September 26 2013

Looking lovely in Lycra inspires class

A FITNESS instructor was shamed into shedding weight after realising she was setting a bad example to her class... Read More