Photo of a BSTC operative using steam cleaning equipment to remove graffiti from a wall.

Town council offers FREE graffiti removal service

Recent years have seen tagging-style graffiti vandalism become an increasing problem in Bradley Stoke (although fortunately not yet at the levels common in some inner-city areas of Bristol). Until now, local residents suffering a ‘spray can’ attack on their own private property have had to foot the bill for removal, with South Gloucestershire Council (SGC) quoting £76.70 per hour to

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Violence and vandalism mar festive period

Incidents of violence and vandalism in Bradley Stoke over the Christmas period have marred celebrations for some local residents. On Christmas Eve, fights in the Three Brooks public house spilled out into the street, leaving broken glass over the road and necessitating a police response. Three days later, in the early hours of Saturday 28th December, a Journal reader reported

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Town Council bemoans increase in vandalism

An article in Bradley Stoke Town Council’s latest newsletter reports a worrying increase in incidents of vandalism directed at Council-owned facilities in the town. The Council says it spent over £7,000 to repair vandalised property during the last financial year (2010/2011) and a similar sum (£6,750) has already been spent in the first half of this year. The figures do

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