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February 13 2020 Council tax up by £163 per year for Filton Band D residents

Council tax up by £163 per year for Filton Band D residents

Filton residents are facing a council tax rise of around £163/year after South Glos approved an increase of 3.99%... Read More


February 06 2020 Mum's noise nightmare in Filton flat

Mum's noise nightmare in Filton flat

In the property, there is 'a lack of sound insulation, and even a quiet conversation can be heard from all of the adjacent flats in the building'. .. Read More


February 06 2020 Filton set to get games area - but  concerns raised that location is wrong

Filton set to get games area - but concerns raised that location is wrong

The site of the Elm Park tennis courts to create a 'Multi-Use-Games-Area (MUGA)' is the wrong location, Filton councillors were told. .. Read More


February 06 2020 Family so important as Ann reflects on 100 years and fond Filton memories

February 06 2020 Opposing views - councillors explain their vote on precept

Opposing views - councillors explain their vote on precept

Two leading town councillors explain why they voted the way they did.. Read More


February 06 2020 Councillors divided as town council precept payment to rise by 35%

Councillors divided as town council precept payment to rise by 35%

Filton could have the largest council tax precept in the country after residents were landed with a massive 35 per cent hike in Filton Town Council’s share of the council tax, a rise of more than £80 per year to £315... Read More


February 06 2020 Sadness as Pod in the Park forced to close

Sadness as Pod in the Park forced to close

The Pod in the Park cafe kiosk has been forced to close down after just a few months of operation with rising costs forcing the decision... Read More


October 05 2019 Friendships, support and community spirit (not to mention  30 cakes a week and coffee) ... how Elspeth's dream is still flourishing after 10 years

Friendships, support and community spirit (not to mention 30 cakes a week and coffee) ... how Elspeth's dream is still flourishing after 10 years

They only thought it would last until Christmas. When the late Revd Canon Elspeth Desmond had the idea of a coffee shop in St Peter's Church, it could not have been imagined how, 10 years on, it is both flourishing and becoming a Filton institution... Read More


October 05 2019 Anger over plans to convert former GP surgery to large HMOs

Anger over plans to convert former GP surgery to large HMOs

The site of Northville Family Practice - which is closing amidst anger locally - could become two 7-bedroom HMOs, (homes of multiple occupancy) built by Filton-based firm Missiato... Read More


October 05 2019 Filton primary on the road to 'Outstanding'

Filton primary on the road to 'Outstanding'

An inspector has praised a ‘welcoming and caring’ primary school for its ‘positive atmosphere and consistently high expectations’. .. Read More