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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


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