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Electric vehicle charging hub now operational at the Willow Brook Centre

Osprey Charging, the UK’s leading and fastest-growing electric vehicle (EV) rapid-charging network, has boosted access to public charging in South Gloucestershire with 16 high-powered EV chargers installed within the car park of the Willow Brook shopping centre in Bradley Stoke. The 300kW rapid-charge points are universally compatible and can typically add 100 miles of range in just 15 minutes.

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Bradley Stoke’s One Below store to close on Sunday (14th January)

The One Below discount store at Bradley Stoke’s Willow Brook shopping centre will close down this Sunday (14th January), according to notices displayed in the shop’s windows. An “everything must go” clearance sale is currently in progress with “up to 50 percent off”. One Below opened at the centre in September 2019. Prior to this the One Below unit had been occupied by Poundworld.

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Committee gives green light to “Bradley Stoke Lidl” planning application

A discount food store operator – rumoured to be Lidl – has been given permission to extend and move into a unit at Bradley Stoke’s Willow Brook shopping centre, despite concerns over a loss of parking. Anchor store Tesco and a South Gloucestershire ward councillor objected to the plans by the centre’s owners because it would mean losing a further 55 car park spaces…

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Youth arrested following “firearm” incident at McDonald’s in Bradley Stoke

Police have made an arrest following an incident at the McDonald’s restaurant in Bradley Stoke in which a youth was seen with an object that “looked like a handgun”. Police attended and after examining CCTV footage a 16-year-old was arrested two days later. He has since been released on conditional bail. Enquiries are ongoing and anyone with information is asked to call 101.

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Plans go in for 16 electric vehicle chargers at Bradley Stoke shopping centre

Bradley Stoke residents and visitors to the town could soon to able to charge their electric vehicles (EVs) at the Willow Brook shopping centre, if a planning application submitted by Osprey Charging Network gains approval from South Gloucestershire Council. The operator, which has over 200 sites across the UK, wants to install an array of 16 ultra-rapid EV chargers…

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