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Council wants to bin recycling bags

RECYCLING bags could soon disappear from the streets of Downend, Staple Hill and Mangotsfield... Read More


November 27 2018

Round Table's fireworks display nets £28,000

DOWNEND'S fireworks extravaganza has raised more than £28,000, which will go towards supporting charitable local causes... Read More


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Ofsted praises Page Park preschool

TOTS at a Staple Hill preschool are celebrating after receiving a glowing report from education watchdog Ofsted... Read More


November 27 2018

Residents vow to rebuild community after tragedy

PEOPLE living in Oldbury Court have vowed to come together to rebuild their community following a fatal stabbing... Read More


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Legion building could be converted into homes

THE FORMER British Legion Club in Staple Hill could be converted into homes... Read More


November 27 2018

£1,000 reward on offer in hunt for killer

A REWARD of £1,000 is being offered to help identify the people responsible for the killing of a man in Fishponds... Read More


November 27 2018

Jailed: armed attacker who targeted elderly

A MAN who threatened an elderly homeowner with a knife during a burglary and mugged a woman has been jailed for a total of 11 years... Read More



November 27 2018

Carry on getting better, inspectors tell school

A PRIMARY school has been told it needs to improve by Ofsted – although inspectors found plenty of signs that things are getting better... Read More


November 27 2018

Flat fares on the buses

CHANGES to bus services have been introduced, with cuts to one route, a new flat fare introduced and further price rises for any passengers who pay when they board... Read More