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March 2020

Magazine stories will be published on the Journal websites from Tuesday 3rd March, so please keep checking back. Once a story is on the website, you will be able to leave comments.March 2020 issue of the Stoke Gifford Journal news magazine.

Pages 2 & 3: Greenfield housing site sold for £38 million

Pages 5, 6 & 7: Gipsy Patch Lane: 8-month full road closure set to start on 5th March

Pages 8 & 9: Frustration over Parkway ‘MetroBus’ works

Page 10: More speed calming measures coming soon to Stoke Lane, despite public opposition

Page 13: John St Quinton and the Stoke Gifford post office

Pages 15, 16 & 17: Stars of the Stokes

Page 18: Local authority earmarks £30k of funding to support community events marking 75th anniversary of VE Day

Page 19: Pub’s fundraising to benefit cleft lip patients

Pages 20 & 21: Marketing suite opens for first of 2,600+ new homes coming to the Stokes

Pages 22 & 23: Roundabout work sees 200 tonnes of material removed in first six weeks

Page 24: South Glos council tax to rise by 3.99 percent

Page 27: West of England transport plan for period to 2036 set for adoption

Page 28: Volunteers sought for Great Daffodil Appeal

Page 29: New members welcome at Little Stoke Scouts

February 2020

February 2020 issue of the Stoke Gifford Journal news magazine.

Pages 2 & 3: End of the road for Stoke Gifford Co-op store

Pages 4, 5 & 6: Roundabout roadworks bring delays of up to 40min

Pages 6 & 7: Bus boss critical of roadworks planning

Pages 8, 9 & 10: Councillors’ decision overturned: McDonald’s and Starbucks drive-throughs allowed on appeal

Pages 12 & 13: Bridge replacement still on track for Easter despite piling delays

Page 14: Councillor Column

Page 14: Poppy Appeal success for local Legion branch

Page 15: Parish council updates

Pages 16 & 17: Hundreds attend Butty’s memorial match at BSCS

Page 19: Appeal for information following burglaries in Stoke Gifford, Little Stoke and Stoke Lodge

Pages 20 & 21: Work starts on first new homes on airfield site

Page 23: Consultation on potential changes to adult social care fees and charges

Page 24: Pregnant women can now swim for free at local leisure centres

Page 25: £120k of grant funding for Little Stoke Park

Page 27: New orchestra on the lookout for members

Page 29: Where have all the frogs gone?

January 2020

January 2020 issue of the Stoke Gifford Journal news magazine.

Pages 2 & 3: Plans submitted for airfield arena complex

Pages 4 & 5: Roundabout screens cost taxpayer £22,000

Pages 6 & 7: By-pass speed cameras detecting average of 42 offenders an hour

Pages 8 & 9: Replacement bridge takes shape as road closures loom

Page 11: Jack Lopresti re-elected for fourth term as MP

Pages 12 & 13: Roundabout roadworks to start in early January

Page 14: Councillor Column

Page 14: Farewell to parish clerk Steve Shield

Page 15: Parish council updates

Pages 16 & 17: Primary school Christmas productions

Pages 18 & 19: Please sir, there’s a space rocket in the car park!

Page 22: Abbeywood judged ‘good in all areas’ by Ofsted

Page 23: Sole Sisters can get you running

Page 23: Olympus Trust consults on admissions policy

Page 24: End of year treats for Little Stoke Beavers

Page 25: Running for MIND: Ben’s year-long challenge

Page 26: Latest news from the Stoke Gifford Scouts

Page 28: Marie Curie fundraisers looking for new volunteers in 2020

Page 29: Deciding on a New Year’s resolution? Why not join our choir – Stokes Singers?

November/December 2019November/December 2019 issue of the Stoke Gifford Journal news magazine.

Pages 2 & 3: Royal official opening for Almondsbury helibase

Pages 4 & 5: Gipsy Patch railway bridge works step up a gear

Page 7: Crest lays foundations of first homes at Harry Stoke

Pages 8 & 9: Busy times at Stoke Gifford Army Cadet unit

Page 10: Local Poppy Appeal launched at Parkway

Pages 12 & 13: Huge growth for local Facebook group that supports families in need

Page 14: Rainbows prepare toy library poppy tribute

Page 15: Parish council updates

Pages 16 & 17: Great Stoke Roundabout improvement works to run concurrently with Gipsy Patch Lane closure

Page 18: Dunkley’s named top independent firm in SW

Page 19: Local historian remembered as new development opens

Pages 20: Nursery’s new approach shows “immense impact”

Page 21: Hospice charity shop in need of more stock

Page 22: Beavers go global on overnight camp weekend

Page 25: Air ambulance challenge badge is a hit with local Girl Guides

Page 28: UWE scientists give OSR Scouts a helping hand

Page 29: Christmas at St Michael’s Church

October 2019

October 2019 issue of the Stoke Gifford Journal news magazine.Page 2: Legion gearing up for Poppy Appeal launch

Page 3: One Below discount store coming to Willow Brook

Pages 4 & 5: Green light for 763-home development at Harry Stoke

Page 7: Airfield transformation set to get under way

Pages 8 & 9: Latest on Gipsy Patch Lane railway bridge works

Page 10: Call for action as another bus strikes Parkway bridge

Page 12: Visibility screens installed at roundabout

Page 13: Bramble-munching goats return to Parkway

Page 14: Council abandons plans for raised table zebra crossings on North Road

Page 15: Parish council updates

Page 16: Celebration marks toy library’s first birthday

Page 17: Little Stoke Garden Society annual show 2019

Page 19: Parties submit cases in McDonald’s appeal

Page 20: Councils told to start again on strategic housing plan

Page 21: Aztec Hotel & Spa team serve up a treat for Street Life charity

Page 22: Map of the Month: Parking restrictions in the Stokes

Page 23: Planning permission renewed on proposed £100m office complex

Page 24: Raise Christmas cheer in your Santa gear!

Page 25: North Fringe’s newest primary officially opened

Page 27: Get ‘Mojo muddy’ in aid of your local school

Page 29: Topping out ceremony marks milestone of UWE Bristol’s new engineering building

September 2019

September 2019.

Page 3: Public left in dark over proposed roundabout improvements

Page 4 & 5: Willow Brook appeals McDonald’s refusal decision

Pages 6 & 7: Plans to open an Aldi store in Stoke Gifford

Pages 8 & 9: Update on the 2,600+ new homes coming to the Stokes

Page 10: Abbeywood celebrates Post-16 success stories

Pages 12 & 13: Consultation on latest round of waiting restrictions 

Page 14; Guide Dogs latest to benefit from Beaufort fundraising

Page 15: Parish council updates

Pages 16 & 17: Temporary traffic lights coming to Gipsy Patch Lane in September as bridge works begin in earnest

Page 19: Abbeywood GCSE results maintain upward trend

Page 20: Community invited to celebrate toy library’s 1st birthday on 7th September

Page 21: Funds secured for sport and leisure facilities

Page 22: 1st Little Stoke Scouts and Cubs enjoy busy summer camp in Gloucestershire

Page 25: Ben Hiscox memorial match at the Trust Ground

Page 27: Little Stoke bus driver thanked for actions

Page 28: Successful ‘Walk on the Wild Side’ in Meade Park

Page 29: Stoke Gifford gospel choir records first EP!

July/August 2019

July/August 2019 issue of the Stoke Gifford Journal news magazine.Pages 2 & 3: Local heroes honoured at the Stars of the Stokes Awards 2019

Page 6 & 7: Consultation launched on new waste strategy

Pages 8 & 9: Reflections on the Gipsy Patch Lane closure

Page 11: £300k funding award paves the way to get MetroBus into Parkway

Pages 12 & 13: Abbeywood School sixth formers reach final of Community Apprentice challenge

Page 14: FREE summer play scheme for 5 to 11 year-olds starts on Monday 29th July

Page 15: Parish council updates

Pages 16 & 17: Bradley Stoke Youth FC Festival of Football

Page 18: Families give school grounds a makeover

Page 19: Sole Sisters Bradley Stoke 10k report

Page 20: Author’s pirate tales enthrall Reception pupils

Page 21: Willow Brook backtracks over speed bumps

Page 22: Budding bookworms at Stoke Gifford Pre-School

Pages 24 & 25: Brodi’s story in focus on Wrong Trousers Day

Page 27: Retirement village shows gratitude to volunteers

Page 28: Get set for the South Gloucestershire Show 2019!

Page 29: New café opening soon in Little Stoke Park

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