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February 14 2021 Filton's hidden Eden

Filton's hidden Eden

Shane Gibson meets the team who have transformed a once desolate scrub of land into thriving, working allotments.. Read More


February 14 2021 Scrum achievement! Filton's George making his mark with Bears

Scrum achievement! Filton's George making his mark with Bears

The 21-year-old, who grew up in Dunkeld Ave and attended St Teresa's Primary and St Bede's Secondary, has enjoyed a steady rise to success since his early days as a junior at the St Brendan's club... Read More


February 14 2021 'It's time to block all HMO applications in Filton’

'It's time to block all HMO applications in Filton’

A Filton town councillor says all future applications for HMOs in the town should be rejected as the concentration is already too high... Read More


February 14 2021 Filton precept increase slashed to just £3.01 and minute’s silence for councillor

Filton precept increase slashed to just £3.01 and minute’s silence for councillor

One year on from Filton Town Council's dramatic 35% increase in the parish precept (the element of council tax which pays for town council activity), councillors have voted for a 0.5% overall increase... Read More


January 12 2021 Flying the flag for the UK

Flying the flag for the UK

A Filton flag and dance display team will be performing in a prestigious American circuit in 2021 - without travelling a single mile... Read More


January 12 2021 Green light for Filton Travelodge and Greggs plan

Green light for Filton Travelodge and Greggs plan

Plans for a Travelodge and a Greggs drive-through at Abbey Wood Retail Park have been approved despite fears they will create a traffic “nightmare”... Read More


January 12 2021 Landlords queing up for more HMOs

Landlords queing up for more HMOs

Investors are lining up to buy homes in Filton which have potential to become Houses of Multiple Occupancy (HMO) - in some cases paying cash up to £15,000 above the asking price... Read More


January 12 2021 We must work together to beat the criminals

We must work together to beat the criminals

Police in Filton say they are determined to work with residents after a series of thefts, acts of vandalism and car crime were highlighted on social media in the lead-up to Christmas... Read More


December 13 2020

Chief Scout awards given to loyal members during return from lockdown

September saw a return to face-to-face Scouting for the young people of 1st Filton. .. Read More


December 13 2020 Waiting game to find out Filton precept

Waiting game to find out Filton precept

Last year, amidst severe budget pressure, the precept went up by 35%, thought to be one of the highest rises in England... Read More