Big Lottery win for children in Bradley Stoke

Children in Bradley Stoke are to benefit from a £454,400 grant awarded to South Gloucestershire Council by the Big Lottery Fund. The money is for the construction of a series of so-called “Beacon Playgrounds” in accordance with the council’s Play Policy (available on the Play Website). Play Development Officer Michael Follett told The Journal: “These projects aim to provide a

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Secondary school admission offers posted today

Letters detailing offers of secondary school places for admission in September 2008 have been posted today (using 2nd class mail) by South Gloucestershire Council. Parents/carers who applied online have been able to view the results on the Internet since 5pm today, provided they remembered their username, password and unique reference number (given at the time of application). Bradley Stoke Community

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New Tesco store to open “late autumn”

The new Tesco store at Bradley Stoke’s town centre development is currently scheduled to open in “late autumn” according to a contact at Tesco’s public relations consultants. This is somewhat later than the date of October 2008 currently being advertised in the existing Tesco store, but is still on target for a pre-Christmas opening. Our new Town Centre Countdown panel

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