Photo of Hayley Mannion standing at the counter of the new Little Stoke Community Café.

New café opening soon in Little Stoke Park

The operator of a new café that is set to open soon within the confines of Little Stoke Park says she is planning to offer a “really great facility for the local community”. Hayley Mannion, who lives just across the road from the park, says she had previously approached the parish council about operating a refreshment kiosk at the site.

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Artist's impression of The Approach, a new office development on Hunts Ground Road, Stoke Gifford, Bristol.

Work gets under way on new £100m office development behind Parkway Station

Work has started on a new £100m, 160,000 sq ft corporate office development on Hunts Ground Road, opposite the park and ride site at the rear of Parkway Station. Developer Ashfield Land was granted planning permission for the scheme (now being marketed as ‘The Approach‘) by South Gloucestershire Council (SGC) in June last year. Contractor ISG is carrying out the site clearance

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Jhoots directors and staff at the newly-refurbished post office in Ratcliffe Drive, Stoke Gifford. L-r: Richard Sugden (operations manager), Hazel Phelps (post office assistant) and Roger Herbert (director of primary care).

Ratcliffe Drive post office reopened after refit

Stoke Gifford’s newly-refurbished ‘main style’ post office in the former Jhoots Pharmacy store in Ratcliffe Drive is proving a hit with local residents and businesses. Following its reopening at the end of June, the post office now offers three serving positions: one screened, one open plan and a third at a retail counter at the front of the store. Services

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200 jobs created at new NHS call centre

Almost 200 jobs are being created in Stoke Gifford with the opening of a call centre run by Harmoni, the country’s largest provider of urgent care services. Harmoni has been awarded the contract to run the new NHS 111 service by NHS Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire. NHS 111 is being introduced to make it easier for people to

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