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September 2021

September 2021.

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Page 3: “We will open our arms and hearts to Afghanistan refugees”

Pages 4 & 5: Relief as Gipsy Patch bridge route reopens to traffic

Pages 6 & 7: Parking bays & racks introduced for e-scooters

Page 8: Netball club celebrates 10th anniversary

Page 9: More “outstanding” Post-16 results at BSCS

Pages 10 & 11: Two-way traffic returns to Parkway Bridge

Pages 12 & 13: First images released of new railway station serving Filton Airfield and YTL Arena Complex

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  • Brabazon (YTL)

Pages 14 & 15: Best Front Garden competition: The winners

Page 16: Sewage overflow devastates wildlife in Three Brooks Lake

Page 17: Latest news from our local Lions Clubs

Page 19: Town council agrees to pay half cost of e-bikes for two PCSOs

Pages 20 & 21: Gipsy Patch Lane one-way system

Pages 22 & 23: Hundreds take part in summer scarecrow trail

Page 25: Bradley Stoke WI back meeting ‘face-to-face’

Page 26: Green light given for rebuild of Patchway Community School

Page 27: Volunteers sought for local Poppy Appeal

Page 29: MoD Abbey Wood celebrates 25 years

Pages 30 & 31: Nature conservation group report for August

Page 33: Another “strong set” of GCSE results at BSCS

Page 34: Next Bradley Stoke community forum

Pages 34 & 35: Siblings take on marathon challenge in memory of brother who took own life

July/August 2021

July/August 2021.

Page 3: Green Grant brings energy savings for local firm

Pages 4 & 5: E-scooter trial issues thrashed out in four-way stakeholder meeting

Pages 6 & 7: Future of bridge traffic lights hangs in the balance

Pages 8 & 9: Road closure blocks direct access to Little Stoke shops from Gipsy Patch Lane

Pages 10 & 11: Three Brooks nature reserve report for June

Page 13: Pre-school’s forest school adventures prove a hit

Page 14: Luke Wheaton memorial event (new date)

Page 15: FREE summer play scheme for 5-11 year-olds in Bradley Stoke

Pages 16 & 17: New edition of charity scarecrow trail coming to Bradley Stoke in August

Page 19: Bradley Stoke Ladies FC all set for 7th season

Page 20: Open Access resumes at South Glos libraries

Page 21: Summer Reading Challenge for 2021

Page 22: Remodelled bus stops now in use at Parkway

Page 23: Bradley Stoke Rainbows enjoy outdoor meetings

Page 24: Aspirations IFA announce the launch of their new brand

Page 25: Delayed dance show raises £4k for hospice charity

Page 26: Local swimming club has exciting plans

Page 27: Fundraiser Rob gets in tune for children’s hospice

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June 2021

June 2021.

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Page 3: Regional election victors assume office

Pages 4 & 5: Bridge traffic control might stay for another year

Pages 6 & 7: Plans submitted for new homes near Willow Brook

Pages 8 & 9: Debbie and Treacle reappear at Manor Farm

Pages 10 & 11: Gipsy Patch Lane: Highway works intensify east of railway bridge

Pages 12 & 13: Epic awards as face-to-face activities return at 1st Bradley Stoke Scouts

Pages 14 & 15: “Green town, clean town, makes my dream town”

Pages 16 & 17: Luke’s memory honoured at charity football match

Page 19: Launch of new assisted transport service

Page 19: Looking for a reliable dog walking service?

Page 20: Design selected for £105k play area redevelopment

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Page 23: Meet the new mayor: Councillor Michael Hill

Page 24: A new era for wellbeing at Body and Mind Combined

Page 25: Wise Owls welcomes children back with a visit to the farm

Page 26: Town council seats go to independent and Conservative candidates

Page 27: School praised for pupil support during lockdown

Pages 28 & 29: Celebrating successes of learning through lockdown

Bradley Stoke latest news.

May 2021

May 2021.

Page 2: 84-year-old’s walkathon for Alzheimer’s charity

Pages 3: More roadside wildflower beds for the Stokes

Pages 4 & 5: Bridge reopening further delayed and one-way system announced

Pages 6 & 7: Explained: Military helicopters over the Stokes

Pages 8 & 9: Volunteer groups back at work in nature reserve

Pages 10 & 11: Primary school pupils care for rescued hedgehogs

Page 12: West of England ‘metro mayor’ election

Page 13: Play area to be replaced at cost of up to £105k

Page 14: Accountancy firm celebrates 30th birthday

Page 15: Outdoor bowls returns to Baileys Court green

Page 16: ‘BS in Bloom’ volunteers quietly hatching plans

Pages 16 & 17: Grant’s double marathon for local football charity

Page 18: Innovation and transformation

Page 19: Honey bees rescued from giant nest in chimney

Page 20: Police and crime commissioner election

Page 21: Easter egg hunt raises over £1,200 for centre

Page 22: Family activity: Nature Challenge Trail

Page 23: The weight is over: Anytime Fitness Bradley Stoke welcomes reopening decision from government

Page 24: Councillor Column

Page 25: Townswomen’s Guild Zooms through lockdown

Pages 26 & 27: By-elections for two town council wards

Page 29: Staging of 2021 Bradley Stoke festival hangs in the balance

Bradley Stoke A-Z directory of trades and services.

March/April 2021

March/April 2021.

Pages 2 & 3: How lockdowns 2 & 3 played out in the Stokes

Pages 3 & 4: Roll-out of e-scooter trial in the Stokes sparks confusion and controversy

Pages 6 & 7: Permission refused for new access into Parkway Tavern site

Pages 8 & 9: Work starts on 327-home development on land just south of Bradley Stoke

Page 10: Six-year-old completes 50km charity challenge in memory of auntie

Page 11: Abacus: “Expanding our horizons through the use of technology”

Page 11: Resuming outdoor bowls in Bradley Stoke

Pages 12 & 13: Bridge reopening could be further delayed as drainage pumps deemed inadequate

Pages 14 & 15: Accessible path network extended in local woods

Page 16: Easter family fun in Bradley Stoke

Page 18: Three Brooks lake desilting postponed

Pages 19-22: South Gloucestershire Council advertising feature

Page 23: Covid won’t wilt Marie Curie’s Great Daffodil Appeal

Page 24: Young footballers raring to go post-lockdown

Page 25: School’s breakfast club crowned ‘best in the South West’ by Kellogg’s

Pages 26 & 27: Natural world unfazed by pandemic worries

Page 29: Little Stoke fly-tip costs perpetrator almost £3,000

Page 30: Another town councillor resigns

Pages 30 & 31: ‘Project Green’ under way at The Brightwell

Pages 32 & 33: Revised plans submitted for Premier Inn, Aldi and Costa in Stoke Gifford

Page 35: Dog returned to owner following theft report

Page 36: “Let me know what matters to you,” says MP

Page 37: The story behind the white paper birds in a tree on Brook Way

Bradley Stoke job vacancies.

November/December 2020

November/December 2020.

Page 2: First homes on former Filton Airfield go on sale, priced from £436,250 for 3-bed

Pages 4 & 5: Gipsy Patch Lane mega-bridge move runs into trouble on soft ground

Pages 6 & 7: Detailed plans go in for first 144 homes along by-pass

Pages 8 & 9: Options revealed for increasing secondary school places in North Fringe

Page 10: Santas on the Run goes freestyle!

Santas on the Run 2020 – goes freestyle (CHSW)

Page 11: Christmas events you can still enjoy this year

Pages 12 & 13: Photo competition: Autumn in the Stokes

View the entries: Facebook; Google Photos

Page 15: ‘Church for changing times’: Community event to share proposals for building alterations

Pages 16 & 17: Trench Lane road closure extended to end of November

Page 18: Stokes councillor becomes first black Cabinet member

Pages 19-22: South Gloucestershire Council advertising feature

Page 23: Bradley Stoke pair clinch trophy in delayed championship final

Page 23: Bradley Stoke in Bloom (BSiB) autumn update

Pages 24 & 25: Autumn in the Three Brooks nature reserve

Page 27: Lifeline grant for Aerospace Bristol museum

Page 29: Council officers recommend Abbey Wood Travelodge and Greggs scheme for approval

Pages 30 & 31: The virtual road to the London Marathon 2020

Page 33: Grant award a welcome boost for local charity

Pages 34 & 35: Half-term scarecrow trail a hit with families

Page 37: Bradley Stoke scarecrow trail hijacked!

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October 2020

October 2020 issue of the Bradley Stoke Journal news magazine.

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

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

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

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  • 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

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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

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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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