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March 04 2019 Youth football team finds a sponsor

Hengrove youth footballers sponsored by McDonald's

THE McDonald’s at Hengrove has sponsored young footballers in Broadwalk Mendip Under 13s Blue team. The fast-food outlet provides fruit for each home match and has bought £300 of kit for the team, which trains at Mendip Broadwalk FC on Creswick Road, Knowle. The team play in division 6 of the Avon Youth League. .. Read More

March 01 2019 Council-backed plan for 1,500 Hengrove homes rejected

Planners throw out homes scheme that was 'too car-dependent'

A ROW over plans affecting a prominent open space in South Bristol has ended in a victory for residents. .. Read More

March 01 2019

Cabinet expected to approved new secondary school for Knowle

THE CONSTRUCTION of a new secondary school for Knowle is edging closer with news that an outline deal will be considered by the city council cabinet on Tuesday March 5. .. Read More

March 01 2019 Ashton Gate stadium allowed to hold 34,000 people for summer gigs

Some roads will be closed – so neighbours will need an escort to get home

SOME of Ashton Gate Stadium’s closest neighbours will get a personal escort to and from their houses during this summer’s biggest gigs. .. Read More

March 01 2019 Walkies for David – dressed as a dog

South Bristol Guide Dog puppy walker goes all out to back charity

SOUTH Bristol Guide Dog volunteer David Nash has a special celebration planned for his 70th birthday: he will be walked by friend Jean on a lead for 10 miles from Bristol to Bitton while wearing a dog suit! .. Read More

March 01 2019

Thousands of homes in South and central Bristol at risk as climate change progresses

A TIDAL barrier similar to the Thames Barrier in London is among plans to prevent a devastating future flood in Bristol. .. Read More

March 01 2019 Toddlers invited to get to know the great outdoors

My Wild Child guides pre-schoolers on adventures at Knowle's Northern Slopes

MY WILD Child is back by popular demand – a chance not to be missed for you and your toddlers! .. Read More

March 01 2019

Councillors attack 'secrecy' as they wait t hear what's proposed for Western Harbour

COUNCIL chiefs have been slammed over “secretive” plans to revamp Cumberland Basin, demolish the much-maligned Brunel Way elevated road system and potentially build a tunnel. .. Read More

March 01 2019

Mayor says charging would hit the poorest

BRISTOL will get its first glimpse of a clean air plan for the city in March – and it is unlikely to feature congestion charges. .. Read More

March 01 2019 Tribute to a South Bristol stalwart

Obituary of Christine Lillington

CHRIS Lillington, a volunteer administrator of the unique University of Withywood, has died aged 83. She represents a rare generation who lived all their life in one parish. With her husband, Michael, she gave much to the community of South Bristol. .. Read More