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February 2017

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February 2017 issue of the Bradley Stoke Journal news magazine.

Page 3: Future of town centre plot remains uncertain

Pages 4 & 5: Council’s U-turn means street lights will stay on all night – but not until 2026 for Bradley Stoke!

Pages 6 & 7: Woodlands Lane junction set to be fully reopened by end of February

Page 8: Plans go in for fourth platform at Parkway

Page 9: Scout group membership grows

Page 9: Railway upgrade work in South Gloucestershire

Page 11: Curtain raised on multi-million pound leisure centre redevelopment

Pages 12 & 13: Town council reveals plan for changes at Brook Way site

  • Story will appear soon on the BSJ website
  • Bradley Stoke Town Council newsletter, January 2017 (page 6 refers)
  • Public consultations (BSTC)

Page 15: New opening hours at Bradley Stoke Library

Pages 16 & 17: Ring Road viaduct closure set to cause “significant delays” for a year

Page 19: Six months of tunnelling work to begin soon in the Three Brooks nature reserve

Pages 20 & 21: Over 200 attend public meeting with police after surge in burglaries in Bradley Stoke

Page 23: Interactive library exhibition helps you ‘Know Your Place’

Page 26: Christmas tree becomes blankets for homeless

Page 29: BS Lions’ donations help three worthy causes

Pages 30 & 31: Three Brooks nature group report for January

Page 31: Mojo ‘Muddy Madness’ for Comic Relief

Page 33: Bradley Stoke Carnival set for August return

Page 35: Quilts presented to hospital baby unit

Page 35:  Popular Little Stoke Chippie shuts down

January 2017

January 2017 issue of the Bradley Stoke Journal news magazine.

Pages 4 & 5: Double celebration for air ambulance charity

Page 7: Watch Elm Close Christmas lights provide welcome boost for brace of charities

Page 8: Planning permission granted for food store

Page 8: Emergency services attend collisions on Brook Way

Page 9: Anorexia survivor launches charity fundraising campaign

Page 11: Safe stolen in Woodlands Park burglary

Page 13: Three Brooks nature news for December

Page 14: Two key deals signed for East Works site

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

Page 15: Abacus @ Meadowbrook impresses Ofsted

Pages 18 & 19: MetroBus roadworks to continue until July

Pages 20 & 21: School Christmas productions

Page 22: Record amount raised during Poppy Week

Page 24: Emotional send-off for Wheatfield headteacher

Page 29: Four-day lane closure on A38 in January

Page 30: Get running with Sole Sisters in the new year!

Pages 32 & 33: MetroBus – Frequently asked questions

December 2016

December 2016 edition of the Bradley Stoke Journal news magazine.

Page 3: Fireworks raise £3,486 for Mayor’s charities

Pages 4 & 5: MP’s MetroBus tough talk comes to nought

Page 6: Willow Brook Centre all lit up for Christmas

Page 7: Letters and Opinions

Page 9: Bowsland Green praised by Ofsted inspectors

Page 10: MetroBus roadworks causing delays of up to 75 mins for 73 bus

Page 11: Electrification work to start this month at Parkway Station

Pages 12 & 13: Remembrance Sunday in Bradley Stoke

Pages 14 & 15: MetroBus: Full reopening of Woodlands Lane junction delayed AGAIN until New Year

Pages 16 & 17: McDonald’s boost for local grassroots team

Page 20: Bradley Stoke Santa sleigh tour dates

Page 21: Christmas church services; Christmas and New Year opening times and bus services

Pages 22 & 23: Councillors to press for deferral of Hatchet Road bus lane plans

Page 26: Mall Cribbs expansion plans given green light

Page 27: Olympus Academy Trust in running to take over troubled secondaries

Page 27: Patchway school placed in ‘special measures’ following damning Ofsted report

Page 33: Metro Mayor on the cards after councils endorse West of England devolution deal

Pages 34 & 35: Thrilling stage of RAC Rally in Bradley Stoke

Page 37: Police investigate attempted burglary in Wheatfield Drive

November 2016

November 2016 edition of the Bradley Stoke Journal news magazine.Page 3: New greengrocer now trading at Willow Brook

Pages 4 & 5: HRH The Princess Royal attends topping out ceremony for new Concorde hangar

Pages 6 & 7: MetroBus construction report for October

Page 8: Second consultation on library service cuts

Page 10: Local runner’s century of half marathons

Page 13: New measure ranks BSCS top secondary in South Gloucestershire

Pages 14 & 15: Spectacular volunteering effort at new skate park

Page 16: Tesco relay raises thousands for cancer charity

Pages 18 & 19: Councils on collision course over Hatchet Road bus lane plans

Page 21: Scouts invite all to Remembrance parade and ceremony on Sunday 13th November

Pages 22 & 23: Conservation group report for October

Pages 24 & 25: Bradley Stoke hotel set to join ‘DoubleTree by Hilton’ brand following £2.5 million renovation

Page 27: SGC hit by £7 million of extra MetroBus costs

Pages 28 & 29: Photo competition: Autumn in The Stokes

Pages 30 & 31: Building under way at former East Works site

Page 36: Bradley Stoke in Bloom October update

Pages 38 & 39: Church to mark 25th anniversary of founding

Page 41: New scheme aiming to reconnect communities

Page 43: Petition launched to save Gipsy Patch Lane pill box

Page 49: Lots going on at weekly girls-only youth club

Page 50: Letters and Opinions

Page 51: Groups looking for YOUR vote to win funding

October 2016

October 2016 edition of the Bradley Stoke Journal news magazine.Page 3: County league football comes to Little Stoke

Pages 4 & 5: A hundred classic cars to visit RAC building in Bradley Stoke as part of one of the oldest rallies in the world

Pages 6 & 7: Planning applications lodged to build 1,600 new homes between Stoke Gifford and Hambrook

Page 8: New beginners’ running course starting soon

North Bristol Running Group on Facebook

Page 9: Council backtracks on proposed library cuts

Pages 10 & 11: Local firms happy to help BSYFC U14 Girls

Page 13: Bradley Stoke In Bloom September update

Pages 14 & 15: World champs success for Stoke Gifford Taekwon-do fighters

Pages 16 & 17: Woodlands Lane junction set to fully reopen by Christmas

Page 18: Stoke Lodge School joins the Olympus “family” 

Page 19: Axed X74 service had received council subsidy of £233k

Page 22: Bradley Stoke man in team attempting 45-mile charity walk around Bristol

Pages 24 & 25: Baileys Court School marks 20th birthday

Page 26: Local charity offers a multitude of services 

Page 27: Star of the Stokes: Tracy Graham

Page 29: M32 bus lane roadworks to start in October

Pages 30 & 31: Reliability of 73 and X73 bus services hits another low following timetable change

Page 33: Popular takeaway back after three-year break

Page 33: Letters and Opinions

Page 37: Recruitment drive at Bradley Stoke United

Page 38: Local judo club successful at home and abroad

Page 41: Legion gearing up for Poppy Appeal launch

Page 42: Bradley Stoke Lions Club helps local good causes

Page 42: ‘Ben of the 401 Marathons’ passes through The Stokes

Page 45: This month’s Discover Festival events in and around Bradley Stoke

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