March 2019

March 2019 issue of the Stoke Gifford Journal news magazine.Page 3: Tories pledge to replace Little Stoke Sort It centre

Page 4: Councillors and residents await revised plans for 763 homes at Harry Stoke

Pages 4 & 5: Housing minister makes flying visit to the Stokes

Pages 6 & 7: SGC committee refuses permission for McDonald’s & Starbucks drive-throughs

Page 9: Local schoolgirl speaks at United Nations (NY)

 Pages 10 & 11: Gipsy Patch Lane road closures to start months earlier than originally planned

Pages 12 & 13: Have your say on roundabout improvement proposals

Page 14: Parish council updates

Pages 15 to 18: Stars of the Stokes

Page 19: Another ‘grand’ chalked up by prolific fundraiser

Pages 20 & 21: Two local groups win Aviva community grants

Page 23: Disappointment at Stoke Lodge Ofsted verdict

Page 25: Liberal Democrats select prospective candidate for Filton and Bradley Stoke

Page 26: Morris dancing lessons for jamboree trip Scouts

Page 27: Harry Potter event raises £200 for charity

Page 28: Beaver Scouts learn the importance of first aid

Page 29: South Glos council tax to rise by 2.99 percent

Errata: Public consultation result mentioned in  paragraph 7 relates to the 2019/20 council tax, not 2018/19. Previous police precept increase of 6.6 percent was in 2018/19, not 2017/18

February 2019

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

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?

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