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November 2017

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November 2017 issue of the Bradley Stoke Journal news magazine.
Pages 3: New-look Toby Carvery pledges support for local hospice

Pages 4 & 5: Discount stores target the Stokes & Patchway

Pages 6 & 7: Filton Airfield plans cleared for take-off (again)

Pages 8 & 9: THIRD major fault at new Aztec traffic signals brings rush hour gridlock to Bradley Stoke

Page 11: Scouts invite all to Remembrance parade and ceremony on Sunday 12th November

Page 13: Bradley Stoke home targeted in series of burglaries within hours on same day

Page 13: Preventing a repeat of winter burglary spate

Pages 14 & 15: How colourful rocks are spreading kindness… All around the Stokes

Page 16: MetroBus construction report for October

Page 17: Hatchet Road bus lane decision put back by SGC

Page 18 & 19: Three Brooks nature reserve in October

Page 19: Age UK looking for local befriending volunteers

Page 20: Local groups looking for YOUR vote to win funding

Page 23: Bradley Stoke plays its part in cream tea world record attempt

Pages 24 & 25: Photo competition: Autumn in The Stokes

Page 27: Youngsters treated to fishing trip by Lions

Page 27: Willow Brook Centre set to shine at Christmas lights turn-on spectacular

Page 30: Green Gym group tackles The Common East

Page 31: Happy Days Nursery goes pink for the day

Page 32: ‘Outstanding’ verdict for local pre-school

Page 33: New racquet sport suitable for all ages comes to Bradley Stoke

Erratum: The telephone number given in the article is incomplete; it should read 07901 752693.

Page 34: Yarn bombers working on Poppy Day surprise

Page 35: National accolade for local accountancy firm 

Page 36: Local ladies’ club seeks new members

  • Story will appear soon on the SGJ website

Page 39: Coming soon: Bradley Stoke Santa Runs

Page 41: Fundraising week at Bradley Stoke business raises over £3,000 for local hospital

Page 43: Coffee morning raises £1,400 for Macmillan

Page 45: Music groups join forces for St Peter’s Hospice

October 2017

October 2017 issue of the Bradley Stoke Journal news magazine.Pages 2 & 3: Setback for car park extension at Brook Way

Pages 4 & 5: Four-week line closure brings benefits of electrification closer

Page 6: Wessex Water tunnelling works in the Three Brooks Local Nature Reserve

Pages 6 & 7: Staffed hours at library reduced from 1st October

Page 8: Study looks at closing Parkway bridge to cars

Page 9: Beginners’ running course starting soon

Page 10: Opticians bowl over club with support

Page 11: Gridlock on Thursday 14th September 2017

  • Posts on the BSJ Facebook page: #1, #2

Page 13: Patchway secondary joins Olympus Trust

Pages 14 & 15: Three Brooks nature reserve in September

Page 16: MetroBus build: September report

Page 17: Council funds ladies’ football team

Page 18: £4.8m for gas-powered buses in West of England

  • Story will appear soon on the BSJ website

Page 20: Getting to know the new headteachers

Page 22: Troupe of forty local dancers heading for West End stage

Page 23: Students complete Land’s End charity ride

Pages 24 & 25: Stoke Gifford By-Pass to open by December

Page 26: Hamish is seeking his ‘forever home’ (and so are his chums!)

Page 29: Community-run carnival proves a hit

Page 31: Legion gearing up for Poppy Appeal launch

Page 33: Weather puts dampener on open air cinema

Page 34: Tanning salon on the cards for Willow Brook

Page 35: Abacus offering Forest School sessions for pre-schoolers

Page 35: Next Bradley Stoke community forum

Page 36: Jubilee Centre is latest target in graffiti spate

Page 39: New under-12s netball session in Bradley Stoke

Page 41: Busy start to the autumn for Stokes Singers

Page 42: Counting the true cost of the Forty Acres traveller encampment

Page 43: Patchway Special School gets nod from planners

Page 45: Prizes on offer in our ‘Autumn in the Stokes’ photo competition

September 2017

September 2017 issue of the Bradley Stoke Journal news magazine.Pages 2 & 3: Bradley Stoke Youth FC participates in team parade at FA Community Shield

Pages 4 & 5: Youngsters and adult volunteers honoured at Scout Group AGM

Page 7: ‘Record breaking’ GCSE results at BSCS

Page 9: Council apologises after traffic light snags leave drivers trapped for hours

Page 10: MetroBus construction report (August 2017)

Page 11: So, when WILL we see MetroBus services running in Bradley Stoke?

Pages 12 & 13: Bradley Stoke father pens book in memory of footballer son

Page 14: Council concedes to petitioners’ demands for bus lane review

Page 15: Local Townswomen’s Guild enters its ninth year

Page 16: Slide: Helping Bradley Stoke beat the ‘back to work blues’

Page 17: Post-16 exam results hit new highs at BSCS

Pages 18 & 19: Travellers evicted from Stoke Gifford make short trip to Patchway

Page 21: An inspiring new retirement lifestyle comes to Stoke Gifford

Pages 22 & 23: August in the Three Brooks nature reserve

Pages 24 & 25: Bradley Stoke in Bloom 2017 Best Front Garden competition: The winners

Page 27: Tesco community team helps spruce up hall

Pages 30 & 31: Family celebrates completion of sensory garden for disabled son

Page 39: Bristol Parkway closed for the next two weeks

Page 34: “Oldest first-time author in history” dies at 95

Page 37: ‘In Bloom’ volunteers adopt ‘Aztec Triangle’

Page 39: Ellicks Close suspected arson

Page 40: Win tickets to see The Addams Family at Bristol Hippodrome

Page 41: Little Acers rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted

Page 42: Catwalk under Concorde

Page 42: Running in support of mental health

Page 42: 2017 Stars of the Stokes Awards: Belated presentation

July/August 2017

July/August 2017 issue of the Bradley Stoke Journal news magazine.Pages 2 to 5: Stars of the Stokes Awards for 2017 

Page 6: Summer Reading Challenge for 2017

Page 7: SGC hit by a further £2.8 million overspend on MetroBus build

Page 8: It’s back! The South Gloucestershire Show returns in 2017 for a weekend filled with more family fun!

Page 9: Busy month for the Bradley Stoke Lions

Pages 10 & 11: Dismay as vandals spoil ‘in Bloom’ efforts

Page 13: Martin calls it a day after eleventh festival

Page 13: Update on the Aztec West Roundabout / A38 Widening Scheme

Pages 14 & 15: MetroBus construction: June progress report

Page 15: Patchway Community College awarded multi-million pound investment

Pages 16 & 17: Exciting programme planned for Carnival Day on 26th August

Pages 18 & 19: Ring Road traffic hell set to start in late July

Pages 22 & 23: Bradley Stoke Youth FC Festival of Football

Pages 24 & 25: Last year’s winners come out top again in the ever-popular Bradley Stoke 10k

Pages 24 & 25: Young people get involved with festival

Page 31: South Glos Council to debate Hatchet Road bus lane petition

Pages 32 & 33: Three Brooks nature reserve report for June

Page 37: Summer concert success for Stokes Singers

Page 39: Prize draw winner Emma receives her Anytime Fitness membership key

Page 40: Meadowbrook and BSCS primary schools celebrate achievement of quality award

Page 41: Four-week railway closure from mid-August

Page 43: FREE summer play scheme for 5 to 11 year-olds starts on 31st July at BSCS

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