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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


November 02 2020 Three more 'lifesaving' defibrillators for Filton

Three more 'lifesaving' defibrillators for Filton

Filton Town Council have installed three new heart defibrillators across Filton, adding to the six already funded and supplied by the Filton Chest and Heart ... Read More


November 02 2020 Car parking is stopping recycling van in avenue

Car parking is stopping recycling van in avenue

A resident in 5th Avenue in Filton says they need double yellow lines on one side of the road to allow recycling vans to carry out their collections... Read More


October 28 2020 No man's land

Abbeywood School could expand to meet growing demand

A group of parents in Cheswick seeking a secondary school for their children say they have been left in ‘no-man’s land’.. Read More


October 28 2020 South Glos Advice - clarification on pensioners and council tax

South Glos Advice - clarification on pensioners and council tax

Due to a production error on our part, we gave incorrect information regarding pensioners, Council Tax and Pension Credit... Read More


October 04 2020 Spreading the Word - in comic books

Spreading the Word - in comic books

Shane Gibson meets a local man whose faith and artistic skills have combined to create an innovative series of cartoon publications based on Bible stories.. Read More


October 04 2020 Vigil for Filton GP arrested for criminal damage after climate change paint protest

Vigil for Filton GP arrested for criminal damage after climate change paint protest

Dr Diana Warner has been incarcerated since September 2 in Eastwood Park Prison in Gloucestershire.. Read More


October 04 2020 Glass act! Let's all brighten up Filton for Wonderful Windows autumn arts trail

Glass act! Let's all brighten up Filton for Wonderful Windows autumn arts trail

Residents in Filton are being invited to join together for a celebration of creativity and hope this autumn!.. Read More


September 29 2020 Ratepayers could be replaced by cafe as report says there is 'real interest' in outside operator for Filton leisure centre

Ratepayers could be replaced by cafe as report says there is 'real interest' in outside operator for Filton leisure centre

The leisure centre has been struggling financially, with pre-Covid estimates for running costs of £610,000 this year. .. Read More