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Out now: December 2015 edition of the Bradley Stoke Journal magazine

Posted on Sunday 6th December 2015 at 10:19 pm by SH (Editor)

December 2015 edition of the Bradley Stoke Journal news magazine.

The December edition of the Bradley Stoke Journal magazine has been dropping on doormats this weekend.

In this issue, we have a update on the MetroBus construction works in Bradley Stoke and Stoke Gifford, including the news that Woodlands Lane is to remain closed for longer than initially planned due to the unexpected complexity of underground services encountered around the Bradley Stoke Way junction. The article also includes an exclusive timeline of future works planned for different sections of Bradley Stoke Way throughout 2016.

The next phase of MetroBus, the so-called Cribbs Patchway MetroBus Extension, which will link Parkway Station to Cribbs Causeway via the planned new development on the former Filton Airfield, also figures prominently, as SGC has opened a public consultation on the proposed scheme.

We have reports on local events that have taken place over the last month, including the town councils’ fireworks display, the Bradley Stoke Remembrance parade and the Willow Brook Centre’s Christmas lights switch-on event.

We also feature South Gloucestershire Council’s (SGC’s) consultation on plans to almost halve the size of the black waste bin, in a bid to reduce the amount of waste going to landfill, meet recycling targets and save money.

There’s also news that SGC plans to reduce the opt-in charge for emptying green bins, introduced in 2014.

Other stories cover the planned £3.6m redevelopment of Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre, the visit of a Kenyan headteacher to Bradley Stoke Community School and updates from Bradley Stoke in Bloom, the Three Brooks Nature Conservation Group and the Bradley Stoke Lions Club.

On page 21, you will find a useful guide to church services, shopping hours and bus services over Christmas and New Year, so don’t forget to keep the magazine handy for reference over the festive period.

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Out now: November 2015 edition of the Bradley Stoke Journal magazine

Posted on Monday 2nd November 2015 at 5:39 pm by SH (Editor)

November 2015 edition of the Bradley Stoke Journal news magazine.

The November edition of the Bradley Stoke Journal magazine features a number of local stories that have hit the national headlines over the past month, including ‘tank man’ Jeff Woolmer, who had to move house to Bradley Stoke so that he had room to park his newly-acquired seven-tonne Scorpion tank.

The Forest School at Little Stoke Primary School has also been in the limelight, featuring on BBC Newsround, while Bradley Stoke dad Brian Bleaken made headlines with his £25,000 purchase of a ‘Shaun in the City‘ sheep sculpture for his daughter Hollie.

Other stories report on a delay to the construction of a new skate park in Bradley Stoke, proposals for a four-lane replacement of the railway underbridge on Gipsy Patch Lane and Stoke Gifford Parish Council’s decision to levy a charge on the popular weekly parkrun held in Little Stoke Park.

There’s also news of upcoming events in Bradley Stoke, including the Scout’s Remembrance parade on Sunday 8th November and the Willow Brook Centre’s Christmas lights switch-on, taking place on Saturday 21st November.

Useful link: Online resources relating to articles in this month’s magazine

For those who don’t live in Bradley Stoke, you can pick up a copy of the town’s number one news magazine at Bradley Stoke Library and the Cooperative store in North Road, Stoke Gifford. Copies are also be available at many other public places in Bradley Stoke, Little Stoke, Stoke Gifford, Stoke Lodge, Patchway, Filton, Almondsbury and Winterbourne. The magazine can also be read online at issuu.com/bradleystokejournal (from Tuesday morning; also available via the Magazine tab on our Facebok page).

Interested in advertising in Bradley Stoke’s only MONTHLY news magazine? Call our sales team on 01454 300 400 to find out how we can give your business MONTHLY exposure for less than you are paying in an annual or quarterly publication.

This month’s magazine has been delivered to 9,500 homes in Bradley Stoke, Little Stoke and Stoke Lodge. Total print run: 10,300.

The next edition of the Bradley Stoke Journal magazine will be distributed on the weekend of 5th/6th December 2015; the copy deadline is 23rd November. Contact us NOW if you have a suggestion for an article.

Proud to be local: The Bradley Stoke Journal magazine is the only locally-edited print publication serving Bradley Stoke.

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Out now: October 2015 edition of the Bradley Stoke Journal magazine

Posted on Monday 5th October 2015 at 8:23 pm by SH (Editor)

October 2015 edition of the Bradley Stoke Journal news magazine.

There’s a strong schools theme in the October edition of the Bradley Stoke Journal magazine, delivered over the last few days, including the official opening of the new primary phase at Bradley Stoke Community School and the news that pupils at Meadowbrook Primary School have scooped a prestigious national wildlife photography award.

Other stories report on the start of work to extend Virgin Media’s cable network in Bradley Stoke (although the company remains silent about it), plans to convert the town’s street lights to LED technology and the troubled start to MetroBus construction.

Some of the many other articles in this month’s magazine cover the introduction of bus lane enforcement cameras, prosecution of fly-tippers, community support for Syrian refugees, a campaign for more lights in the local nature reserve and news of a local pub’s entry into the CAMRA Good Beer Guide.

Community groups and businesses getting a mention include Lloyds Banking Group, Abacus Pre-School, Ronnie’s Fruit, Veg & Salad, St John Ambulance, South Gloucestershire Decorative & Fine Arts Society, Patchway Army Cadets, Aspirations IFA, Dunkley’s Accountants and the Willow Brook Clinic.

Useful link: Online resources relating to articles in this month’s magazine

For those who don’t live in Bradley Stoke, you can pick up a copy of the town’s number one news magazine at Bradley Stoke Library. Copies are also be available at many other public places in Bradley Stoke, Little Stoke, Stoke Gifford, Stoke Lodge, Patchway, Filton, Almondsbury and Winterbourne. The magazine can also be read online at issuu.com/bradleystokejournal (from Tuesday morning; also available via the Magazine tab on our Facebok page).

Interested in advertising in Bradley Stoke’s only MONTHLY news magazine? Call our sales team on 01454 300 400 to find out how we can give your business MONTHLY exposure for less than you are paying in an annual or quarterly publication.

This month’s magazine has been delivered to 9,500 homes in Bradley Stoke, Little Stoke and Stoke Lodge. Total print run: 10,100.

The next edition of the Bradley Stoke Journal magazine will be distributed on the weekend of 31st October/1st November 2015; the copy deadline is 19th October. Contact us NOW if you have a suggestion for an article.

Proud to be local: The Bradley Stoke Journal magazine is the only locally-edited print publication serving Bradley Stoke.

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Out now: July 2015 edition of the Bradley Stoke Journal magazine

Posted on Wednesday 8th July 2015 at 12:25 am by SH (Editor)

July 2015 edition of the Bradley Stoke Journal magazine.

There’s a strong sports theme in the July edition of the Bradley Stoke Journal magazine, which has reports from all the sporting events at the recent Community Festival (10k run, skate park competition, cricket match) plus news of Bradley Stoke’s first triathlon, planned for August.

Other stories report on plans to close the Bradley Stoke to Winterbourne road for up to six weeks from the middle of July (so that repairs can be carried out on the motorway bridge), the go-ahead for the redevelopment of Filton Airfield (where up to 2,675 new homes will be built) and the announcement of plans for an ice rink and skydiving complex at Cribbs Causeway.

The many other articles in this month’s edition cover Meadowbrook School pupils’ march for road safety, the growing ‘running fever’ in Bradley Stoke (thanks to North Bristol Running Group), the latest news on the Bradley Stoke Carnival (planned for 29th August), local Beaver Scouts’ fundraising for Guide Dogs, the latest achievements of Bradley Stoke in Bloom, two local ladies having their hair chopped to help the Little Princess Trust, north Bristol’s new triathlon club, the first anniversary of the Little Stoke Park junior parkrun, the Bradley Stoke Youth FC Festival of Football, an update from the Three Brooks Nature Conservation Group, the submission of a planning application for Bradley Stoke’s proposed new £260,000 skate park, local firm Dunkley’s sponsorship of Bristol’s ‘Shaun in the City‘ sculpture trail and the 25th birthday celebrations of 1st Bradley Stoke Rainbows.

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