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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Jemima Grinter (centre) with (l-r) Donna Carl (assistant Beaver Scout leader), Annette Tadman (puppy walker for Guide Dogs, with Guilda), John Tovey (with Dez) and Beena Chheda (Beaver Scout leader).

Beavers raise over £500 for Guide Dogs charity

The 1st Bradley Stoke Beaver Scouts have been busy fundraising for Guide Dogs, one of the Scout Association’s partnered charities. As part of their St George’s day commemorations, the Beavers were set a series of sponsored ‘Knight’s Challenges’ to complete at home. These were designed to demonstrate their core promise of “doing their best” and being “kind and helpful”, and

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