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March 13 2013

Council tax freeze in Filton

Council tax is set to be frozen for a third consecutive year in Filton while a Living Wage (set at £7.45 per hour) will be introduced for low-paid South Glos council staff from October 2013... Read More


March 13 2013 Boost for Filton butchers

Boost for Filton butchers

Butchers in Filton have seen an increase in trade in the wake of the horse meat scandal... Read More


February 17 2013

Consultation for homes on police station site

South Gloucestershire Council affordable Housing Development Partner, Knightstone Housing Association will be holding a public consultation event this Thursday. .. Read More


February 14 2013 Knutty knitters hand over knitted cheque

Knutty knitters hand over knitted cheque

The Knutty Knitters who hit the headlines in December by knitting a life-sized ‘Knitivity’ scene in memory of a friend, have presented their chosen charity with the proceeds from the project in a very unique way. .. Read More


February 08 2013 No student homes for Newleaze House

No student homes for Newleaze House

The possibility of student housing on the site of Filton's Newleaze House looks unlikely, it has emerged... Read More


February 06 2013

Appeal after road accident in Filton

Witnesses are being sought following a serious road traffic collision between a pedestrian and a bus in Filton on Monday, February 4th. .. Read More


February 06 2013

Filton lights switch-off from July

Some street lights in Filton will be turned off from July between midnight and 5am GMT to preserve energy, South Glos Council has confirmed. .. Read More


February 06 2013

Filton precept freeze for 2013

Filton residents will again have a freeze on their council tax precept - the element of council tax which goes towards town council coffers... Read More


February 06 2013 Car park could get makeover

Car park could get makeover

The car park at Filton Sports and Leisure Centre could get a £50,000 makeover after councillors were told they had £29,000 to spend... Read More


February 06 2013 Head: our no-nonsense regime is paying dividends for school

Head: our no-nonsense regime is paying dividends for school

The head of Abbeywood Community School says his no-nonsense approach to behaviour along with the school’s partnership with Bradley Stoke Community School is beginning to pay dividends... Read More