Photo of goats grazing on brambles at Parkway Park & Ride.

Bramble-munching goats return to Parkway

A herd of goats, that were until recently munching their way through brambles around the old gun emplacements on Purdown (Stoke Park), has taken up residence at a site near Bristol Parkway railway station. The animals, managed by community urban farming group Street Goat, have returned to scrubland alongside the Parkway Park & Ride facility in Hunts Ground Road. They

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Photo of ward councillors (l-r): Brian Allinson, Ernie Brown and Keith Cranney.

Funds secured for sport and leisure facilities

Popular sports facilities and public open spaces in Stoke Gifford and Little Stoke are to receive a boost of more than £230,000 in developer funding. Of the sum awarded by South Gloucestershire Council’s Conservative-run Cabinet in July, £172,000 will be invested into Little Stoke Park and playing field for pitch enhancements and changing room improvements, as well as upgrades to

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Photo of an organised walk in Meade Park led by local ecologist Rupert Higgins.

Successful ‘Walk on the Wild Side’ in Meade Park

Local residents joined the Friends of Meade Park on Saturday August 17th for an informative and enjoyable look at wildlife in Meade Park. Led by local ecologist Rupert Higgins, the group discovered dragon flies, butterflies, shield bugs, ladybirds, hoverflies, snails and bugs of all kinds going about their business in the park. Easily overlooked, these little creatures are essential to

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Photo of James Mills with passenger Rachael Jay.

Little Stoke bus driver thanked for actions

A bus driver from Little Stoke has been praised for his actions in dealing with a series of medical emergencies affecting one of the regular passengers on his route. First West of England driver James Mills has sprung into action on four separate occasions when regular customer Rachael Jay has suffered seizures or hypoglycaemic attacks whilst travelling on his service.

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