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March 2018

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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

  • Story will appear soon on the BSJ website

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

  • Story will appear soon on the BSJ website

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

January 2018

January 2018 issue of the Bradley Stoke Journal news magazine.Page 3: Residents congratulated for recycling efforts

Pages 4 & 5: Council’s astonishing U-turn over left-turn ban

Pages 6 & 7: Bike theft victim turns anger into inspiration

Pages 8 & 9: Discovery of cygnet with “cleanly broken back” heightens concerns for other missing swans

Page 11: Local choir ends the year on a high note

Pages 12 & 13: Sophie’s year of fundraising exceeds all expectations

Pages 14, 15 & 16: Hatchet Road bus lane plan scrapped amid concerns of overspend on ‘MetroBus 2’

Pages 18 & 19: Conservation group review of the year

Pages 20, 21 & 22: Primary school Christmas productions

  • Hi-res photos available soon on Facebook and Flickr

Page 24: Bradley Stoke Christmas lights raise funds for hospice rebuild

Page 25: Sole Sisters can get you running

Page 27: Santa runs raise over £1,800 for Parkinson’s UK

Erratum: The headline should say “over £1,110” not “over £1,800”

Pages 28 & 29: By-pass opens to general traffic but MetroBus won’t be using it until “summer”

Page 31: Bradley Stoke Gymnastics Club Christmas Show

Page 32: Dance school wows Christmas show audience

Page 33: McDonald’s kit boost for BSYFC Under-7s

Pages 34 & 35: Festive farewell for Little Acorns staff

December 2017

December 2017 issue of the Bradley Stoke Journal news magazine.Page 3: Ben & Holly outshine Santa at lights switch-on

Pages 4 & 5: Bradley Stoke school welcomes its first four-legged member of staff!

Pages 6 & 7: Bradley Stoke hit by surge in bike thefts

Pages 8 & 9: New figures produced to justify Hatchet Road bus lane but cost pressures might just kill it off

Pages 10 & 11: Remembrance Sunday in Bradley Stoke

Page 13: Work starts on new helibase at Almondsbury

Page 14: Fireworks raise £4,000 for mayor’s charities

Pages 14 & 15: Ex-BSCS student now has former head as ‘boss’

Page 17: MetroBus construction report for November

Page 18: Vauxhall drives in to sponsor BSYFC Girls

Page 19: Ticket machine issues set to delay Bradley Stoke MetroBus start date

Page 20: Sixth-former’s initiative will bring Christmas joy to underprivileged children

Pages 22 & 23: Bradley Stoke in Bloom report for November

Page 23: Update on the Aztec West Roundabout / A38 southbound widening scheme

Pages 26 & 27: Major work continues at Bristol Parkway

Page 29: Disappointment at Meadowbrook Ofsted verdict

Page 33: Volunteers step in to provide community library service after council axes van

Page 35: Time to nominate your local ‘community hero’

November 2017

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

Page 39: Coming soon: Bradley Stoke Santa Runs

Page 40: Roll-out of slimline black bins put back to next year

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

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