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August 27 2020

Detectorist displays latest treasure find

David Upton with the 19th century fruit bowl he dug up in Frenchay.. Read More


August 27 2020

Retired nurse earns Open University degree

Gaynor Powell studying at home.. Read More


August 27 2020

Infants ready to start cooking

Children at Christ Church Infant School with the new kitchen after it was completed, just before the summer holidays .. Read More


August 27 2020

August 27 2020

Care home hails Outstanding rating

Staff at the Manor Cottage care home celebrate their outstanding rating from the CQC .. Read More


August 27 2020

Bikers join protest ride for forces veterans

Riders form up in Lyde Green ahead of the rally in support of veterans.. Read More


August 27 2020

August 27 2020

July 28 2020

U-turn over High St 'disaster'

The traffic scheme has led traders to push harder for support to improve the High Street and Broad Street. The Staple Hill Chamber of Trade and Commerce is being revived. George Georgiou of the Butcher's Hook, centre, is the acting chair of the group, while Mike Sheen of Sheen Studios, second left, is the acting assistant chair, Paul Hooper of Tshirts4You, left, is the acting treasurer and Tina Lewis from The Beauty Spot is the secretary. George said: "I hope the council learns from their mistakes on the traffic scheme; "They told us they didn't have anyone to tell – they know we're here now.".. Read More