Bradley Stoke Journal’s “Battle of the Bowls” story sparks national media frenzy

Sunday’s dramatic events at Baileys Court bowling green, reported first here on the Bradley Stoke Journal have sparked a hurge surge of interest from the local, regional and national media. The Journal’s exclusive photos [album, slideshow] of the stand-off between bowlers and police officers have been a key factor in the momentum behind the story. Once things have quietened down,

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Community Festival plans well advanced

Further details of the 2008 Bradley Stoke Community Festival have appeared on the Town Council website. The festival, organised by the Council in co-operation with Southern Brooks Community Development Partnership, takes place over the weekend of 6th-8th June. Saturday 7th June is the main Festival day, when there will be a host of events at the Jubilee Centre in Savages

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Bowls row features on BBC Radio Bristol

The dispute between Bradley Stoke Town Council and Northavon Bowls Club, brought to a head by an invasion of the Baileys Court bowling green on Sunday, is featuring extensively this morning on the “Breakfast with Richard Wyatt” programme on BBC Radio Bristol. Local bowls hero Tony Allcock, Chief Executive of Bowls England was heard just after the 7am news voicing

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Bowlers’ meeting rejects new rental agreement

An extraordinary general meeting of the Northavon Bowls Club on Friday (11th April 2008) overwhelming rejected the new rental agreement recently proposed by Bradley Stoke Town Council. The agreement, which covers use of the bowling green and pavilion facilities at the Baileys Court Activity Centre, had been tabled on Monday evening at a meeting between Club officials and the Council’s

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