Happy Christmas from The Journal!

Happy Christmas to all our readers from The Journal team! Thanks for your continued support in 2011, which has seen our annual readership exceed ONE MILLION pageviews for the first time*. We’ll continue to update the website over the festive period, so don’t forget to check back soon for the latest stories and information from Bradley Stoke’s premier news source.

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Have your say on Bradley Stoke Way road safety measures

South Gloucestershire Council is inviting residents to have their say on a number of proposed casualty reduction measures on Bradley Stoke Way, in the vicinity of the Willow Brook Centre. The consultation comes after two school-age children were seriously injured in separate traffic accidents along this stretch of road earlier this year. A public petition for improved safety measures on

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South Glos to work with Wiltshire on broadband

South Gloucestershire Council (SGC) has responded to criticism of its leisurely approach to dealing with broadband infrastructure problems by forming a new partnership with the neighbouring county of Wiltshire, whose plans are claimed to be “the most advanced in the country”. South Gloucestershire had previously been working with Bristol City Council and Bath & North East Somerset (BANES) after being

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Community partnership delivers baskets of good cheer

Families from across North Bristol are set to benefit after a successful hamper appeal by Southern Brooks Community Partnership. The charity asked schools, churches and residents to donate non-perishable foods and small gifts to make up hampers for local people who struggle financially at Christmas time. Speaking about the appeal, Corrina Wood, Family Intervention Manger at Southern Brooks Community Partnership,

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