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February 2019

Magazine stories will be published on the Journal websites from Tuesday 5th February, so please keep checking back. Once a story is on the website, you will be able to leave comments.

February 2019 issue of the Stoke Gifford Journal news magazine.Pages 2 & 3: New year starts without a single PCSO in the Stokes

Pages 4 & 5: Local councillors win site inspection concession in row over McDonald’s and Starbucks plans

Pages 6 & 7: M1 MetroBus: 15 months late, but finally running

Page 8: Take advantage of Kumon’s two-week Free Trial

Page 9: Regular youth club nights in Little Stoke

Page 11: Roman villa remains unearthed in Stoke Gifford

Pages 12 & 13: Received a ‘fine’ for driving through Bristol Parkway?

Page 16: Petition launched to increase Stoke Gifford By-Pass speed limit

Page 17: Drop-in session to address concerns over revised plans for 763 homes at Harry Stoke

Page 18: Time to nominate your local ‘community hero’

Page 20: New weekly toddler group in Stoke Lodge

Page 21: Afterschool club rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted

Page 23: Collectors needed for Marie Curie appeal

Page 24: Charity lights fundraising target smashed!

Page 26: Jack Lopresti MP: News round up for January

Page 27: New parking restrictions introduced at Co-op

Page 28: Paralympian trains councillors for mental health awareness ride

Page 29: Open to all: Harry Potter night at Abbeywood Community School

January 2019

Magazine stories will be published on the Journal websites from Tuesday 1st January, so please keep checking back. Once a story is on the website, you will be able to leave comments.

January 2019 issue of the Stoke Gifford Journal news magazine.Page 3: Council seeks new powers to combat dog waste littering

Pages 4 & 5: National TV poll ranks Watch Elm Close lights 2nd best in the UK

Page 6: Wreath making event brings in £464 for Marie Curie

Page 6: An update from Jack Lopresti MP

Page 7: Pub regular’s fundraising goes Above & Beyond

Page 8: Local resident offers support to parents with disabilities

Pages 10 & 11: Green light for 327 new homes and primary school on land to the east of Stoke Gifford

Pages 12 & 13: Cost of replacement railway bridge rockets by at least £20m

Page 14: Khushi’s dream visit to the UN through karate

Page 15: Parish council updates

Page 16: New hotel on A38 aims to offer something for all

Pages 17 & 19: Primary school Christmas productions

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Page 18: Stoke Gifford dancer earns place on London academy programme

Page 23: Post-16 at Abbeywood: “It’s more than just about getting grades”

Page 24: Aerospace firm to build multi-million pound technology centre on former East Works site

Page 25: Kumon Bradley Stoke marks 20th anniversary

Page 27: Access concerns delay planning application for Patchway Lidl store

Page 28: Could a volunteering opportunity in Guiding be your New Year’s resolution?

December 2018

January 2019 issue of the Stoke Gifford Journal news magazine.Page 3: Bridge strike brings renewed calls for pedestrian tunnel

Pages 4 & 5: ‘MetroBus 2’: Councillors push for early formation of Gipsy Patch Lane works liaison group

Pages 6 & 7: Hundreds remember the fallen at Stoke Gifford ceremony

Pages 8 & 9: Bradley Stoke charity lights are “biggest and best ever seen”

Page 10: The comings and goings of the Parkway goats

Page 13: Local teenager makes international debut

Page 14: Stoke Gifford Toy Library proving a big hit

Page 15: Three-day closure of Hatchet Road over Christmas period

Page 16: This year’s Santa sleigh tour dates for the Stokes

Page 17: Christmas Church Services

Page 18: Emotive displays mark Armistice anniversary 

Page 19: New Stoke Gifford pre-school opens soon

Page 20: Former deputy steps up to take on headship at Little Stoke Primary

Page 21: Reflections celebrate ten years at Willow Brook

Page 22: Christmas lights switch-on goes off with a bang

Page 23: Council consults on phasing out recycling bags

Page 25: “Fantastic” fireworks at St Michael’s School

Page 27: Digital bells coming soon to St Michael’s

Page 28: Stokes Singers’ Christmas Concert

Page 29: Local running group celebrates 5th birthday

November 2018

Magazine stories will be published on the Journal websites from Tuesday 6th November, so please keep checking back. Once a story is on the website, you will be able to leave comments.

November 2018 issue of the Stoke Gifford Journal news magazine.

Page 3: Chelsea Pensioner launches local Poppy Appeal

Pages 4 & 5: Celebrations mark 200th junior parkrun

Pages 6 & 7: Bradley Stoke to host finish of world famous classic car rally

Page 8: Letter: Why not ask local MP about police numbers?

Page 9: Firework spectacular to round off Willow Brook Christmas lights switch-on event

Page 11: Abbeywood student becomes kickboxing world champion

Page 12: Green light for 1,290 new homes between Stoke Gifford and M32

Page 14: Great results for local Marie Curie fundraisers

Page 15: Public meeting called to discuss planned two-year roadworks on Gipsy Patch Lane 

Pages 16 & 17:  Corbyn in Stoke Gifford to rally the FaBS troops

Page 18: Local accountants scoop marketing award

Page 19: First anniversary for Stoke Gifford Community Library

Page 21: Tuning up for the festive season!

Page 22: Meade Park friends news in October

Page 23: Groups looking for YOUR vote to win funding

Page 24: Parkway to Temple Meads line closed until Sunday 18th November

Page 25: Students visit graves of local WW1 heroes

Pages 26  & 27: Local history uncovered: Stoke Gifford’s medieval barn

October 2018

October 2018 issue of the Stoke Gifford Journal news magazine.

Pages 2 & 3: Parish councillors raise concerns over “lack of police resources” in Stoke Gifford

Page 4: Friends of Meade Park group revived

Page 5: Gold awards for OSR troop quintet

Page 6: Little Stoke Garden Society annual show

Page 7: A short history of Stoke Gifford

Pages 8 & 9: The Beaufort Arms goes ‘dog-friendly’!

Pages 10 & 11: Decisions expected soon on plans to build 1,600 new homes between Stoke Gifford & Hambrook

Page 13: BBC’s Emma Britton visits Stoke Gifford WI

Page 14: Local RBL members make historic pilgrimage

Page 15: Scouts go back to their roots for group camp

Pages 16 & 17: Grand opening of Stoke Gifford Toy Library

Page 18: Fortnightly gospel choir sessions in Stoke Gifford

Page 19: Barnardo’s charity fun day brings in over £500

Page 21: Electrification work continues apace during three-week closure of Parkway

Page 22: Is a 30mph limit right for the new by-pass?

Page 23: Local historian remembered through naming of new street

Page 25: New Filton delicatessen offers treats for all

Page 26: Massive 4-storey shipping container block proposed near Patchway Station

Page 28: September update from Jack Lopresti MP

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