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May 07 2013 Stanbridge school Wembley achievement

Stanbridge school Wembley achievement

THE achievement of a team of talented young footballers from Downend has been captured in stone on Wembley Way... Read More


May 07 2013

Libraries meet changing needs

LIBRARY users in Downend, Emersons Green and Staple Hill can now borrow up to five eBooks at a time... Read More


May 06 2013

Scarecrow Trail

DOZENS of colourful characters will appear in Pucklechurch over the Bank Holiday weekend for the village’s annual scarecrow trail and competition... Read More


May 06 2013

Community Groups

COMMUNITY groups in Downend, Staple Hill, Mangotsfield and Emersons Green are being invited to apply for grants to help them provide activities for teenagers.. Read More


May 06 2013 Councillor Janet Biggins

Councillor Janet Biggins

JANET Biggin is one of three elected representatives for Downend. She has served on South Gloucestershire Council since May 2007 and for the past year has been chair of the council. Janet is a member of the Conservative Party... Read More


May 03 2013 Air ambulance

Air ambulance

EVERYONE knows just how important the air ambulance is in saving the lives of people in Bristol and South Gloucestershire. But did you know the area’s helicopter isn’t paid for by the NHS?.. Read More


May 03 2013 Paula and pals set off in pursuit of Jack's legacy

Paula and pals set off in pursuit of Jack's legacy

MUM Paula Banks is aiming to raise an amazing £100,000 for facilities at Bristol Children’s Hospital in memory of her son Jack... Read More


May 02 2013 Youth group's shining example

Youth group's shining example

SHOPPERS in Downend were treated to a shoe shine in a modern twist on the act of Jesus washing the feet of his disciples before his trial and crucifixion on Good Friday... Read More


May 02 2013 Stanbridge Challenge

Stanbridge Challenge

A GROUP of teachers from Stanbridge Primary School are taking on the Three Peaks Challenge to raise money for their school library... Read More


May 02 2013 Barley Close Primary School

Better support for families as school launches nursery

IT’S a new era at Barley Close Primary School, which opened a nursery for two-year-olds after the Easter holidays. .. Read More