Bradley Stoke charity Christmas lights display raises more than £2,000

A charity Christmas lights display on a house in Watch Elm Close, Bradley Stoke has raised more than £2,000 for a locally-based medical research charity after being featured in the December edition of the Bradley Stoke Journal magazine. The 15,000 light display on the home of Mike Checkley and Terry James, which was first powered-up on 22nd November, is raising money for BRACE,

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Happy Christmas from The Journal!

Happy Christmas to all our readers from The Journal team! Thanks for your continued support in 2013, which has seen the successful launch of our highly-acclaimed monthly magazine, the only locally-produced publication to be distributed to ALL 8,650 homes in Bradley Stoke, EVERY MONTH. The year has also seen our Facebook page exceed 2,300 ‘likes’, while our Twitter feed now

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Wheatfield’s Active Ambassadors help promote sustainable travel to school

Wheatfield Primary School in Bradley Stoke launched its Active Ambassadors project on Tuesday (17th December), enrolling students and staff members to help promote sustainable travel. As part of an Active Travel to School project running throughout South Gloucestershire, all of the pupils at Wheatfield Primary School were given the chance to apply to become an Active Ambassador (pupil helper). One pupil

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BT connects first fibre broadband customers

Telecommunications firm BT has finally connected its first superfast broadband customers in ‘The Herbs’ area of Bradley Stoke, almost three years after announcing the upgrade of the Filton telephone exchange to provide fibre services. The area is the first part of the Bradley Stoke ‘digital ghetto’, consisting of around 4,000 homes in streets not served by Virgin Media’s cable network,

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