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August 28 2013

‘Bonkers’ rules over parking are dropped

MORE parking spaces will be required on new housing developments in South Gloucestershire following an overhaul of ‘bonkers’ planning rules... Read More


August 28 2013

Lesley Pearse at Sainsbury’s Emersons Green

SHOPPERS at Sainsbury’s Emersons Green had a treat when they were greeted by best-selling author Lesley Pearse... Read More


August 28 2013

Run for the Future saved my life

A RETIRED engineer from Downend who was diagnosed with prostate cancer after having a free PSA blood test at a Bristol charity event is urging men not to ignore the warning signs... Read More


August 28 2013

Lochs are key to holiday success for club

MEMBERS of St Augustine’s Not so Young Club in Downend are setting their sights on new horizons after the success of their first coach holiday... Read More


August 28 2013

Sarah makes theatre experience Affordable — Oh yes she does . . .

INSTEAD of sitting back and moaning how expensive it is to take a family to the theatre, Downend mum-of-four Sarah Trevatt decided to do something about it... Read More


August 28 2013

Downend Connect is set to launch so come along and find out more

DOWNEND Connect is ready to launch this month – and it is relying on you to make it a success... Read More


August 28 2013

Terry beats the chains

A STAPLE Hill IT retailer has found he’s better value than the major High Street chains... Read More


August 28 2013

New health care team

COMMUNITY health care services in South Gloucestershire will be managed by a new provider from next April... Read More


August 28 2013

The Grand Opening of Next Step Exercise and Performance Centre

ON Monday 5th August, after much anticipation, Dr Tim Button of Cleve Chiropractic and his business partner, Emma Hunter, finally held the opening of Next Step to great fanfare. Many sporting celebrities came to support the opening and the ribbon was cut by Katrina Hart. Kat is a GB Paralympian - she is the former 100m World Champion and won a bronze medal at the London 2012 Olympics. .. Read More


August 28 2013

Mangotsfield Juniors and Carsons Cricket Club join forces for fundraising day

THERE were smiles aplenty as people joined in the fun at the recent Pomphrey Hill Beer and Cider Festival... Read More