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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


December 13 2020 £4,000 boiler repair bill worries for FACE charity

£4,000 boiler repair bill worries for FACE charity

The ageing boiler system has broken beyond repair, leaving the owners of the building, St Andrew's Methodist Church, with a £4,000 bill for repairs... Read More


December 13 2020 Tributes to much-loved headteacher Bernard Brain

Tributes to much-loved headteacher Bernard Brain

Bernard, the popular former Headteacher of St Teresa's Primary, has died aged 71. Here, his friend and former colleague Alison Spurrell remembers 'a kind, compassionate and gentle man’.. Read More


November 02 2020 Residents' fury as new homes set to tower over estate

Residents' fury as new homes set to tower over estate

Residents in Cheswick say a new housing development in neighbouring Lockleaze will tower over their homes - and crucially ignore the planning restrictions which were imposed by Bristol City Council when their own properties were built... Read More


November 02 2020 Ratepayers bar 'could face £10,000 loss’

Ratepayers bar 'could face £10,000 loss’

The Filton Town Council-run Ratepayers bar at Elm Park is facing an uncertain future with takings down over the pandemic and the prospect of no lucrative events over the festive period... Read More