Council fallout with Tesco over “The Brooks Centre” raises concerns over future co-operation

With the “Battle of the Bowls” seemingly locked in stalemate, Bradley Stoke Town Council (BSTC) last week opened up a new line of conflict, with the issuing of a press release related to a planning application for advertising signs at the new town centre. The opponents this time are not a group of elderly residents frustrated at the imposition of

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Bus service to Abbey Wood (MOD) improved

South Gloucestershire Council (SGC) has announced improvements in the 312 bus service from Thornbury to Fishponds, with effect from Monday 21st April 2008. The service, which passes along Braydon Avenue and the southern section of Brook Way, will be of interest to Bradley Stoke residents travelling to Bristol Parkway Station, Abbey Wood (MOD), U.W.E. Frenchay Campus and Frenchay Hospital. There

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Big Lottery win for children in Bradley Stoke

Children in Bradley Stoke are to benefit from a £454,400 grant awarded to South Gloucestershire Council by the Big Lottery Fund. The money is for the construction of a series of so-called “Beacon Playgrounds” in accordance with the council’s Play Policy (available on the Play Website). Play Development Officer Michael Follett told The Journal: “These projects aim to provide a

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