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October 2020

October 2020 issue of the Bradley Stoke Journal news magazine.

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Page 3: Work starts on Hatchet Road MetroBus stops

Pages 4 & 5: New rail bridge set to be installed this month

Page 6: Latest update on health and care services in our area

Page 7: Council’s appeal for everyone to play their part in stemming the rise in coronavirus cases

Pages 8 & 9: Recap: The Cribbs Patchway MetroBus Extension (CPME)

Page 10: Roadworks in the Stokes: Plenty more to come!

Page 11: Goats due back at Parkway North in October

Pages 12 & 13: Airfield’s first new homes reach full height

  • Story will appear soon on the PJ website
  • Brabazon (YTL)

Page 14: Autumn events at Winterbourne Barn

Page 15: Introducing Bradley Stoke Zero Carbon Community Group

Pages 16 & 17: Girls, come and play football with BSYFC!

Pages 18 & 19: The scarecrows are coming to town!

Pages 20 & 21: Bowsland’s Covid-19 ‘happiness snake’ finds a new home at Willow Brook

Page 23: News from Bradley Stoke Bowls Club

Page 25: Woodland paths set for improvement

Page 27: Bradley Stoke Lions: The sleigh must go on!

Page 28: Trenches dug to inform replacement tree planting programme

Page 29: Bradley Stoke Library reopens for browsing

Page 31: New bus routes and timetables introduced

Page 32: A chance to find out more about the NHS Nightingale Hospital on our doorstep

Page 33: Rabbit Roundabout improvements: Completion date slips into October

Pages 34 & 35: Volvo car dealership to open at Horizon 38

  • Story will appear soon on the FJ website
  • Horizon 38

Page 36: Tech wristbands launched to help protect people with dementia

Page 37: Legal e-scooter trial expected to start soon


September 2020

September 2020 issue of the Bradley Stoke Journal news magazine.

Page 3: Rabbit Roundabout works nearing completion

Pages 4 & 5: Summer roadworks “lock-in” for the Stokes

Page 6: Library open again with pre-bookable services

Page 7: BSCS reports another set of “strong outcomes” in Post-16 results

Pages 8 & 9: Gipsy Patch Lane roadworks to last another TWO YEARS

Pages 10 & 11: Every step matters for the Sole Sisters runners

Pages 12 & 13: Advance booking now available on T1 bus service

Pages 14 & 15: Residents, schools and businesses invited to enter mayor’s autumn half-term charity scarecrow trail

Page 16: Local mum’s new role supporting families of children with heart conditions

Page 17: Young footballers back in training at new base

Pages 18 & 19: Bradley Stoke in Bloom report for August

Pages 20 & 21: Bradley Stoke in Bloom 2020 Best Front Garden competition: The winners

Page 22: Summer fun at Abacus Pre-School Baileys Court

Page 23: Ladies’ football teams ready for new season

Page 24: “Fantastic” GCSE results for BSCS students

Page 25: Looking after your body is more important than ever… Here’s why

Page 26: Book now for FREE Heritage Open Day tours of Winterbourne Medieval Barn

Page 27: Local tennis club bags top coach

Page 28: Parkway Bridge Covid-19 scheme set for review

Page 29: Metro mayor launches cycling and walking campaign

Page 31: South Glos Tories push forward with plan to ban takeaways near schools

Page 33: Lions group continues support of local charities

Page 35: Bradley Stoke bowlers back on the green

Page 35: Local girl reaches national pageant final

Page 36: Coronavirus research in Bristol gets £44k boost from public donations

  • Story will appear soon on the BSJ website
  • Covid-19 research (Southmead Hospital Charity)

July/August 2020July/August 2020 issue of the Bradley Stoke Journal news magazine.

Pages 2 & 3: Coronavirus lockdown in Bradley Stoke

Pages 4 & 5: Plans go in for Aldi, Premier Inn and Costa drive-through at Fox Den Road, Stoke Gifford

Pages 6 & 7: Rail bridge installation delayed until autumn

Pages 8 & 9: Prints of local student’s ‘hero’ word art drawing now available to order

Pages 10 & 11: Roundabout work set to finish 3 months early

Page 12: Council pulls A4174 ‘social distancing’ lane closure scheme after just five days

Page 13: Traffic lights installed at Parkway Bridge to support easier ‘social distancing’

Pages 14 & 15: Nature reserve a great asset during lockdown

Pages 16 & 17: Bradley Stoke in Bloom summer 2020 update

Page 18: Stone ‘happiness snake’ just keeps on growing!

Pages 19-22: South Gloucestershire Council advertising feature: Getting back on our feet

Page 23: Meet the new mayor: Cllr Tony Griffiths

Page 24: A wonderful option for retirement in Easter Compton

Page 25: VE Day carnival rearranged for May 2021

Page 26: Rainbows keeping busy in challenging times

Page 27: MP’s Column: Protecting local jobs and our world leading manufacturing capability in aerospace

Page 29: Change of hands for Bright Sparks pre-schools

Page 31: Abbey Wood owners submit plans for Travelodge hotel and Greggs drive-through

Page 32: Filton airfield arena could open by 2023

Page 34: State-of-the-art GKN technology centre completed at Horizon 38 business park

Page 35: Funds allocated for Brook Way resurfacing


March 2020

March 2020 issue of the Bradley Stoke Journal news magazine.

Pages 2 & 3: Greenfield housing site sold for £38 million

Pages 5, 6 & 7: Gipsy Patch Lane: 8-month full road closure set to start on 5th March

Pages 8 & 9: Frustration over Parkway ‘MetroBus’ works

Page 10: More speed calming measures coming soon to Stoke Lane, despite public opposition

Page 11: Costly by-election set to see around 6,700 voters called to the polls in Bradley Stoke South ward

Page 13: Earth Hour 2020 to be marked in Bradley Stoke

Page 14: Year 6 pupils learn ‘skills for life’ at Bristol centre

Page 15: Local event to celebrate culture and diversity

  • Story will appear soon on the BSJ website

Pages 16 & 17: Lake desilting project: Further details released

Page 18: Local authority earmarks £30k of funding to support community events marking 75th anniversary of VE Day

Pages 19, 20 & 21: Stars of the Stokes

Page 22: Reader’s letter: Decision to desilt Three Brooks Lake applauded

  • Letter will appear soon on the BSJ website

Page 23: School’s new play equipment officially opened

Pages 24 & 25: Marketing suite opens for first of 2,600+ new homes coming to the Stokes

Pages 26 & 27: Roundabout work sees 200 tonnes of material removed in first six weeks

Page 28: South Glos council tax to rise by 3.99 percent

Page 31: West of England transport plan for period to 2036 set for adoption

Page 32: Letter: What are they doing to our town centre?

Page 33: Henry’s badge challenge benefits the homeless

Page 34: Proposals for veterans’ advice service given green light by councillors

  • Story will appear soon on the BSJ website

Page 36: Volunteers sought for Great Daffodil Appeal


February 2020

February 2020 issue of the Bradley Stoke Journal news magazine.

Page 3: End of the road for Stoke Gifford Co-op store

Pages 4, 5 & 6: Roundabout roadworks bring delays of up to 40min

Pages 6 & 7: Bus boss critical of roadworks planning

Pages 8, 9 & 10: Councillors’ decision overturned: McDonald’s and Starbucks drive-throughs allowed on appeal

Pages 12 & 13: Bridge replacement still on track for Easter despite piling delays

Pages 14 & 15: Council finds £250k to pay for lake desilting

Pages 16 & 17: Conservation group report for January

Pages 18 & 19: Local residents in training for 110-mile cancer charity walk

Pages 20 & 21: Hundreds attend Butty’s memorial match at BSCS

Page 23: Appeal for information following burglaries in Stoke Gifford, Little Stoke and Stoke Lodge

Pages 24 & 25: Work starts on first new homes on airfield site

Page 27: Councillor’s resignation could trigger costly by-election

Page 28: New orchestra on the lookout for members

Page 29: Bradley Stoke primary school children presented with award for local litter pick

Page 31: Potholed Bradley Stoke road to be resurfaced

Pages 32 & 33: Local mum and son team become published authors

Page 35: ‘In Bloom’ volunteers plant 120 young trees


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