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September 06 2020 Rat run proposal will cause more problems - residents

Rat run proposal will cause more problems - residents

The longstanding issue of the Dunkeld Avenue rat run could be resolved - but the proposals have attracted anger from residents... Read More


September 06 2020 'Not enough vehicle charging points' - claim

'Not enough vehicle charging points' - claim

South Gloucestershire has the lowest number of electric vehicle charging points (EVCPs) in the region, according to the latest official figures... Read More


September 06 2020 Abbeywood students rise to the challenge of GCSEs and A Levels

Abbeywood students rise to the challenge of GCSEs and A Levels

Abbeywood Community School have been celebrating their excellent GCSE results for 2020 - despite initial confusion over the results process. .. Read More


September 06 2020 BAWA - we thank you

BAWA - we thank you

Shane Gibson discovers that Filton people have had a lot of reasons to thank BAWA Leisure after they were able to use the fields for exercise during lockdown.. Read More


August 08 2020

Pandemic forces cancellation of airfield concerts

A huge summer drive-in concert programme for Filton has been cancelled amidst ongoing uncertainty surrounding the Coronavirus pandemic... Read More


August 08 2020 Council accountant: financial predictions difficult

Council accountant: financial predictions difficult

Filton Town Council's accountant has said it will be difficult to predict the authority's financial situation for the next year... Read More


August 08 2020 Filton could get a second Greggs and Travelodge

Filton could get a second Greggs and Travelodge

A 24-hour Greggs drive-through and a Travelodge could be built next to McDonald's at the Abbeywood Retail Park... Read More


August 08 2020 Student flats 'will change character of our village’

Student flats 'will change character of our village’

More than 70 Cheswick residents have made strongly-worded complaints to South Glos Council over plans to create a student accommodation block in currently empty retail units... Read More


August 08 2020 Anger as preschool closes for final time - but alternative 'not ready until 2021’

Anger as preschool closes for final time - but alternative 'not ready until 2021’

The chairman of Filton Park Preschool Playgroup has hit out over South Glos Council's role in its closure after 55 years of service to Filton... Read More


August 08 2020 Coming back to life after Lockdown

Coming back to life after Lockdown

Filton businesses are gradually opening up again and Shane Gibson spent a couple of days finding out what the 'new normal' is like and speaking to staff and owners trying to pick up the pieces.. Read More