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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


September 04 2019 Preschool chair hits back over South Glos handling of closure

Preschool chair hits back over South Glos handling of closure

The chair of threatened Filton Park Preschool Playgroup has hit back over South Gloucestershire's approach to the likely closure of the facility. .. Read More


September 04 2019 Long-serving Roger honoured by South Glos

Long-serving Roger honoured by South Glos

Former South Gloucestershire Councillor Roger Hutchinson has been made an honorary Alderman at a special ceremony held before the meeting of South Gloucestershire Council in July. .. Read More


September 04 2019 Key roundabout to be closed overnight for more than two weeks

Key roundabout to be closed overnight for more than two weeks

Filton's already harassed motorists are set for more closures this month when the Abbeywood roundabout will be closed from the evening until early morning for more than two weeks, creating 'significant noise'. .. Read More


September 04 2019 A 'Hel' of an achievement

Helen cycles 710 miles to Germany to help youngsters enjoy twinning experience

Super cyclist Helen Johnson has gone the extra mile for the latest Filton twinning visit to Germany. .. Read More


July 31 2019 Northville GP set for closure in September

Northville GP set for closure in September

Filton will have just one GP surgery from September after confirmation that the Northville Family Practice (NFP) will close next month... Read More


July 31 2019 Parents: We won't let our pre-school close without a fight

Parents: We won't let our pre-school close without a fight

Parents turned out in force to begin the battle to save Filton Park Pre-school Playgroup - and pledged to make their views known to South Glos councillors in the strongest terms possible. .. Read More


July 31 2019 Call for rethink on Filton leisure centre funding

Call for rethink on Filton leisure centre funding

New calls have been made to form a charitable trust to run Filton Sports and Leisure Centre as it emerged the town council failed to achieve its budgeted surplus. .. Read More