Network Rail and YTL Developments have released the first computer-generated images of the proposed new railway station at Brabazon, the mixed-use development being constructed on the site of the former Filton Airfield in north Bristol. Subject to approval, Network Rail is expected to begin construction in 2022.Continue reading
The area’s newest hotel, Village Hotel Club Bristol, has appointed youth club charity Young Bristol as its official charity partner for 2019.
The partnership will see the hotel donate 1,000 hours of employee time throughout the year to support the charity’s campaigns…Continue reading
South Gloucestershire Council has announced that it is to build a new £6.5 million Sort It centre and waste management complex at a site off North Way in Filton.
The new facility, which should be operational from 2023, will improve recycling services for residents and increase capacity to manage household waste…Continue reading
The next Community Engagement Forum (CEF) for Filton and Patchway takes places at 7pm this evening, Wednesday 20th September, at the Pavilion in Elm Park, Filton. Community Engagement Forums, previously known as Safer and Stronger Community Groups are about listening and responding to local people’s real issues. People in their communities know best what works for them and what theirContinue reading
Joint venture partners and commercial property developers and investors, St Francis Group and iSec have confirmed the completion of ground works and the formal start of unit construction at Horizon 38, a major new mixed use development on the former Rolls-Royce East Works site, south of Gipsy Patch Lane. Buckingham Group have been appointed contractors on the development and movedContinue reading
Network Rail has announced that it is to set up a temporary compound on the Filton Airfield site, in support of its project to prepare the 130-year-old Patchway and Severn tunnels for the arrival of a new fleet of longer, faster, quieter and greener electric trains. The compound, adjacent to the A38 Gloucester Road, will provide a parking area forContinue reading
Children from the Filton area have been rewarded with medals and certificates for successfully completing the Summer Reading Challenge 2015. The chair of South Gloucestershire Council, Cllr Erica Williams, attended a ceremony at Filton Library to present the children with their awards. The group represented more than 6,700 children in South Gloucestershire who have taken part in this year’s event at libraries throughout theContinue reading
Staff from six McDonald’s restaurants in Bristol joined forces with local residents to tackle littering in the Abbey Wood area of Filton. Armed with litter pickers, the team of 27 volunteers and staff collected over 20 bags of rubbish as they looked to encourage the local community to take responsibility for keeping the community litter-free and to take pride in the localContinue reading
A Filton barber is appealing for local residents to join his Movember charity fundraising team and is offering free moustache trims throughout November to anyone who signs up. After raising an impressive £1,498 in 2013, £924 of which was raised through his Gloucester Road North shop, Mario Parrinello is hoping that this year’s Filton Barbers Moteam can break the £2,000Continue reading
Hundreds of residents enjoyed a great day out on Saturday 18th August at Merlin Housing Society’s annual Summer Fun Day in Filton. Residents were entertained by the Rockwood Dog Display Team, the King Edmund’s Acro-gymnastics team and a stilt-walking balloon modeller, with music from Bradley Stoke Radio playing throughout the day. Other attractions at the event in Elm Park includedContinue reading