Secondary school rated “outstanding” by Ofsted inspectors

Bradley Stoke Community School (BSCS) has been classed as “outstanding” by Ofsted inspectors, who visited the school three weeks ago. The inspectors’ report praises the high standard of leadership and teaching at the school and says that pupils’ achievements are above average: This is an outstanding school. Its real strength lies in its inclusive and welcoming ethos. The headteacher has

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Conservative victory in Meadowbank by-election

Conservative candidate Ernie Brown has been declared the winner of yesterday’s by-election in the Meadowbank parish ward of Bradley Stoke. Mr Brown gained 31 more votes than his only rival, Liberal Democrat Sachin Singhal. The result leaves the political composition of Bradley Stoke Town Council unchanged, with the Conservatives having twelve seats against the the Liberal Democrats’ two  (one further

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Poetry and photography competition to be new feature of International Women’s Day event

A poetry and photography competition is to be run in conjunction with an event that celebrates International Women’s Day (IWD)  in South Gloucestershire. Southern Brooks Community Partnership (SBCP), which organises the annual IWD event at Bradley Stoke Community School, says: We want to hear from you about one woman who has influenced your life; your mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, friend,

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Meadowbank by-election: latest news

Local party activists have been busy campaigning for the Meadowbank by-election, which takes place on Thursday this week (26th November). Liberal Democrat candidate Sachin Singhal attended last week’s meeting of Bradley Stoke Town Council, where he made use of the “questions from the public” session to confront Councillors with a query about healthcare provision in the town. According to Mr

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Willow Brook charity collection raises £1,352 for animal rescue

A collection in aid of Many Tears Animal Rescue during 13th-15th November at the Willow Brook Centre, Bradley Stoke, raised a total amount of £1,352.19.  We are sincerely grateful to the Management at the Centre for allowing the collection and to the Bristol public for their amazing generosity.  Thanks also go to all the volunteers who gave up their time

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Children’s favourite to turn on Christmas lights at the Willow Brook Centre

Heart FM’s breakfast team of Bush, Troy and Paulina are to broadcast live from the Willow Brook Centre this Thursday (26th November) as part of the shopping centre’s Christmas lights switch on event. Family entertainment from 3pm in the Town Square will include Santa’s reindeer, children’s rides and a stilt walker. The centre is promising that “snow will be falling

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