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Food bank charity benefits from opening of new B&M store at Willow Brook

A new discount superstore has opened at the Willow Brook Centre, Bradley Stoke, taking the place of two previously vacant units in the retail terrace. The new B&M store opened its doors at 8am on Friday 12th July following a ribbon-cutting ceremony carried out by representatives of a local charity. It is located in the adjoining units previously occupied by Argos and One Below.

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Labour’s Claire Hazelgrove sweeps to victory in Filton and Bradley Stoke

The parliamentary constituency of Filton and Bradley Stoke (FaBS) has a new member of parliament after Labour’s Claire Hazelgrove swept to victory in Thursday’s general election. Her success ends a 14-year domination of the seat by the Conservatives’ Jack Lopresti, who had held it since its inception in 2010. Labour’s share of the vote in FaBS rose from 38.4% in 2019 to 45.3%…

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The five candidates standing for election in Filton and Bradley Stoke

A total of five candidates are contesting the Filton and Bradley Stoke constituency seat in the general election that will take place on Thursday 4th July. Conservative candidate Jack Lopresti, who has held the seat continuously since its inception in 2010, is hoping to defend the 5,646 majority he secured at the last general election in 2019. However, he faces a stiff challenge this time round…

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