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January 25 2019

Beauty queen is brains behind charity pageant

A BEAUTY queen is organising a charity pageant for children in order to raise funds for a charity that is close to her heart... Read More


January 25 2019

Nearly there! Page Park project enters final phase

PAGE Park is entering the final phase of the Heritage Lottery project which has helped transform the 19-acre green space... Read More


January 25 2019

Snow buddies

AN SOS has been put out to help vulnerable people this winter... Read More


January 25 2019

Two tonnes of goodwill from foodbank donors

ORGANISERS of a foodbank have thanked people from the area for their generosity in helping to brighten Christmas for almost 200 people in need... Read More


January 25 2019 Festival 'to put the accordion back on the map'

Festival 'to put the accordion back on the map'

A DOWNEND musician is looking to “get the accordion back on the map” in the area by organising the first festival dedicated to the instrument in nearly 40 years... Read More


January 25 2019

Crews tackle blaze outside shop unit

ARSONISTS have been blamed for a fire involving wooden pallets and waste paper outside a retail unit in Fishponds... Read More


January 25 2019

Nominate your local hero

WOULD you like to thank an unsung hero who has gone the extra mile? Nominations are now open for the South Gloucestershire Council Chair’s Community Awards 2019... Read More


January 25 2019 From Downend to India, with love

From Downend to India, with love

A TEAM from a Downend church flew out to India to bring joy to more than 100 children living in an orphanage in India... Read More


January 25 2019 Scouts tell MP their plans for the future

Scouts tell MP their plans for the future

A SCOUT group has outlined its future plans for expansion to the local MP... Read More


January 25 2019 Cadet Charlotte’s a high flyer

Cadet Charlotte’s a high flyer

A TEENAGE member of Downend’s Air Cadet unit has won a top award... Read More