Brian Hewitt MBE (left) and John Moloney of RBL Stoke Gifford receive a charity coolection cheque from Cllr John Ashe, mayor of Bradley Stoke.

Mayor hands over end of term charity cheques

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Bradley Stoke Town Council on 20th May saw outgoing mayor John Ashe present cheques to his two chosen ‘charities of the year’, the Royal British Legion (RBL) and the Great Western Air Ambulance Charity (GWAAC), each of which received £4,070. The money handed to the groups derives from fundraising events organised by the town

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Annual General Meeting of Bradley Stoke Town Council (2011).

Candidates announced for town elections

Candidates for the Bradley Stoke Town Council elections, which take place on the same day as the general election (Thursday 7th May), have been officially announced. The Conservatives, who won all 15 seats on the town council at the last election in 2011, put up the highest number of candidates (15), followed by UKIP (8) and Labour (6). The Liberal Democrats,

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Hard court at The Brook Way Activity Centre in Bradley Stoke.

Brook Way consultation “a costly waste of time,” says disgruntled neighbour

Residents of properties neighbouring Bradley Stoke Town Council’s Brook Way Activity Centre have voiced concerns that a working group set up to examine ideas gathered in a public consultation on the future of the site is giving too much weight to responses that suggested the construction of a new building. The working group was set up in April, following publication

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Ozzy's Kebab, Brook Way Activity Centre, Bradley Stoke.

Town council to review controversial multiple mobile food trader policy

Town councillors are to review a controversial new policy that potentially allows more than one mobile food trader to operate in the car parks of each of Bradley Stoke’s three council-run activity centres, following a series of seemingly contradictory decisions that have led to two potential new operators withdrawing their street trading licence applications. The town council’s Finance Committee agreed

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