1st Bradley Stoke Scout Group summer camp in Normandy.

Bradley Stoke Scouts on tour in Normandy

Thirty-six Scouts and volunteer leaders from the 1st Bradley Stoke Scout Group recently returned from an action-packed activity week in France.  Staying at a campsite in Hauteville-sur-Mer, Normandy, they spent the week engaged in a number of activities, including climbing, rafting, kayaking, high ropes, crate stacking, archery and fencing. For many, this was the first time they had encountered the opportunity

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Winnerd of the Scooter 12 years & under. category.

Young people get involved with festival

By Graham Baker, town council youth development worker This year’s Bradley Stoke Community Festival saw the return of two days of action-packed activity, organised by local young people and volunteers with the support of the town council’s youth worker. On Saturday, the queues soon built up as children and young people awaited their turn to create their own bespoke piece of

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Product toss at the end of the 2016 Bradley Stoke Skate Park Competition.

Young people get involved with festival

Graham Baker, Bradley Stoke Town Council’s youth development & participation worker, writes: We had two days of extremely well-attended activities with young people again actively contributing to the planning, promotion and voluntary staffing of activities over the Bradley Stoke Community Festival weekend. On the Saturday, we brought a skate half-pipe to the main festival site with ‘have a go’ sessions and

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Mayor Cllr Roger Avenin, breaks the ground of the new skate park development with fellow councillors, active young residents and council officers.

Ground broken on new skate park site

Construction work has finally begun on a new skate park for Bradley Stoke, at a new location within the grounds of Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre. Councillors, council officers and local young people recently met on-site to mark the occasion. Town Mayor Cllr Roger Avenin commented: “I am pleased to have officially started the construction of the new skate park development for Bradley Stoke. The

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Visualisation of the proposed new skate park at Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre.

Planning issues delay new skate park build

Work on a £250,000+ project to construct a new concrete skate park in the grounds of Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre could finally get under way within the next few weeks, subject to planners at South Gloucestershire Council (SGC) granting approval following a protracted evaluation of the town council’s planning application. At the time funding was secured for the project in

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