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Bradley Stoke news in brief 13/01/13

Posted on Sunday 13th January 2013 at 4:35 pm by SH (Editor)

Bradley Stoke & North Bristol news in brief.

Temporary closure of Little Stoke tip

The Sort It! civic amenity site in Station Road, Little Stoke, is to be closed for two weeks in February to allow essential maintenance work to be carried out. The site will be closed from Monday 4th February to Sunday 17th February inclusive, during which time work will undertaken to improve facilities and maintain a safe environment for residents and staff. Read more in the Stoke Gifford Journal …

Tea and cakes at Bradley Stoke Community School

In the library at Bradley Stoke Community School, students swapped books and studying for tea and cup-cakes, all in aid of St Peter’s Hospice. Staff and students spent their break time eating cake and donating their pennies; they raised a fantastic £512! Read more …

Pupils learn Polish at Bowsland Green Primary School

Polish is the ‘language of the month’ for children at Bowsland Green Primary School during January. Polish words were introduced to the school by Polish speaking children and a member of staff. About 5 – 10 minutes a week will be spent in class during the month of January playing some simple games to learn basic vocabulary.

New patchwork and quilting group in Bradley Stoke

Would you like to join a Bradley Stoke patchwork and quilting group? The new group would meet one afternoon a month to sew and share skills. If you are interested, whether you are a beginner or experienced, please come to Bradley Stoke Library on Tuesday 22nd January 2013 to introduce yourself and leave some contact details. If you cannot make 22nd January, you can complete a form with your contact details on at the library. Read more …

New footbridge successfully installed over M5

A new Pegwell brake footbridge has been installed over the M5 motorway near Patchway replacing the old concrete bridge, which was dismantled at the end of last year. The new steel pedestrian bridge, located between junctions 16 and 17 of the motorway, is suitable for high-sided vehicles to pass under when the M4/M5 Managed Motorways Scheme is fully operational and the hard shoulder is used as a traffic lane. Read more in the Patchway Journal …

Courses starting soon in Patchway

Southern Brooks Community Partnership is running a number of course under the themes ‘healthy living’, skills for work’ and ‘family and parenting’, with start dates in January and February. The courses are free to those who have less than a Level 2 qualification. For those exempt from the course fee, a £10 deposit is payable at the start of the course which will be repaid at the end on meeting an attendance of 80%. Read more in the Patchway Journal …

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