Health provision improvements stalled yet again

Bradley Stoke has for years had just a single health centre within its boundaries, serving a population that has now reached 20,000. It is widely agreed that further provision is necessary, but progress towards that goal has been slow and fraught with political in-fighting. In 2005, South Gloucestershire Council (SGC) thought it was scoring political brownie points by announcing that

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Big Lottery win for children in Bradley Stoke

Children in Bradley Stoke are to benefit from a £454,400 grant awarded to South Gloucestershire Council by the Big Lottery Fund. The money is for the construction of a series of so-called “Beacon Playgrounds” in accordance with the council’s Play Policy (available on the Play Website). Play Development Officer Michael Follett told The Journal: “These projects aim to provide a

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Secondary school admission offers posted today

Letters detailing offers of secondary school places for admission in September 2008 have been posted today (using 2nd class mail) by South Gloucestershire Council. Parents/carers who applied online have been able to view the results on the Internet since 5pm today, provided they remembered their username, password and unique reference number (given at the time of application). Bradley Stoke Community

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