April 2018

April 2018 issue of the Bradley Stoke Journal news magazine.

Page 3: Primaries get active for Sport Relief

Pages 4 & 5: BBC Antiques Roadshow jets into Patchway

Pages 6 & 7: ‘MetroBus 2’ planning applications submitted

Pages 8 & 9: Latest candidates for Bags of Help funding

Page 9: Trench Lane Boot Sale starts 8th April

Update: The sales on 8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th April and 6th May have been cancelled due to ground conditions. The first sale of 2018 is now planned for 13th May.

Pages 10 & 11: March in the Three Brooks nature reserve

Page 11: Concern over “oil spill” in Stoke Brook

Page 13: Diabetic mum prepares for marathon challenge

Page 14: Tatum shoots up the judo world rankings

Page 15: Lidl set to open in Stoke Gifford on 5th April

Pages 16 & 17: South Glos honours community heroes

Page 18: Almondsbury school’s ‘Slimefest for charity’

Page 19: Grant could see new homes built near Tesco

Pages 20 & 21: Stars of the Stokes

Page 22: Bradley Stoke man’s marathon charity walk to mark employer’s 150th anniversary

Page 23: SGC considers “mitigation measures” to fix Aztec West traffic woes created by its own £4.2m scheme

Page 24: Letter: Do we really need more food outlets at WBC?

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Page 24: Letter: Veterans Community Support initiative

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Page 25: Competition success for Bradley Stoke gymnasts

Page 27: Guides dart around the world on ‘Thinking Day’

Page 28: Abbeywood School rated ‘good’ but must face ‘full’ inspection next time

Page 31: MetroBus update: March 2018

Page 33: An update from Jack Lopresti, MP for Filton and Bradley Stoke

Page 34: Suspect arrested over graffiti in the Stokes

March 2018

March 2018 issue of the Bradley Stoke Journal news magazine.

Pages 3: Overnight closures of Parkway Bridge in March

Pages 4 & 5: Late-running nature reserve tunnelling project to be completed by “end of March”

Pages 6 & 7: Willow Brook Centre reveals plans for McDonald’s and Starbucks

Page 8: South Glos council tax to rise by 5.99 percent

Page 9: Battle-hardened residents’ group vows to fight planned shopping centre expansion

Page 10: Legion looking for more knitters to meet demand for popular poppy line

Page 11: Ring Road contraflow extended by 7 weeks

Page 13: Young Enterprise at BSCS: A recipe for success?

Pages 14 & 15: February in the Three Brooks nature reserve

Page 15: Bradley Stoke Vodafone store ceases trading

Page 16: MetroBus update: “Sorry, nothing to report!”

Pages 18 & 19: ‘Filton Keynes’ framework agreement signed

Pages 20 & 21: Bradley Stoke in Bloom update

Page 22: £2.2m award will help cut bus emissions on Bradley Stoke route

Pages 23 to 26: Stars of the Stokes

Page 27: Opticians raise £800 for children’s cancer charity

Page 31: Gipsy Patch Lane rail bridge upgrade slips by a year to 2020

Pages 32 & 33: Website reveals fascinating history of the Stokes area

Page 35: Appeal for tradespersons to help transform phone box into toy library

Page 36: Metro mayor called on to help sort out Aztec West traffic shambles

Page 39: Labour party selects local MP candidate

Page 39: Council consults on local plan for South Glos

Page 41: Tesco Bags of Help / Bowsland Green Primary School

Page 43: Great demand for BS 10k Run places

Page 43: Workshop will help local businesses make themselves ‘dementia friendly’

February 2018

February 2018 issue of the Bradley Stoke Journal news magazine.Pages 2 & 3: Former East Works site is a hive of activity

Pages 4 & 5: Rollout of smaller black bins under way

Page 6: Winterbourne secondary to join Olympus Trust

Page 7: Bank staff help out at local school

Pages 8 & 9: New plans submitted for car park extension at Brook Way

Page 10: Start of Bradley Stoke MetroBus service delayed until “late summer”

Page 11: Two more local bank branches to go by June

Pages 12 & 13: Aztec West and A38 road improvement scheme branded a “complete failure”

Pages 14 & 15: Local groups benefit from Tesco’s community fund

Pages 18 & 19: January in the Three Brooks nature reserve

Page 19: Next Bradley Stoke community forum

Pages 20 & 21: Bike Fest @ The Stokes proves a great success

Page 22: Spring Clean: Help tidy your neighbourhood

Page 23: CPME (‘MetroBus 2’): What happens next?

Page 26: Special educational needs & disabilities consultation

Page 27: Council steps in to replace lost berry trees

Page 29: Ofsted success for Baileys Court Primary

Page 31: Bradley Stoke boss wins national ‘manager of the year ‘ award

Page 33: New business centre opens in Bradley Stoke

Page 35: New Year firework sets family home ablaze

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