Police car.

Police appeal for witnesses after handbag snatch on Filton Avenue

Police are appealing for information after a woman had her handbag snatched on Filton Avenue. The incident happened at around 7pm on Saturday (22nd November). It’s understood that the suspects left the scene on foot, heading towards the Gloucester Road North (A38) junction of Filton Avenue. Before the incident, the woman used the number 75 bus from Bedminster and alighted at

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Mario Parrinello of The Filton Barbers.

Filton barber’s Movember charity appeal

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 £2,000

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Launch of the Filton Flyer 555 bus service.

Filton Flyer community bus service to be axed after less than a year

A community bus service designed to benefit residents of Conygre Road and the wider Filton area is to be axed less than 12 months after it was launched with the aid of a £50,000 grant. The Filton Flyer 555 service, which began operating on Monday 9th December 2013, originally linked areas of Filton with Bristol Parkway Station, Southmead Hospital, South Gloucestershire & Stroud College

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Filton Journal.

Planned improvement works at Filton Hill Primary School facing the chop

South Gloucestershire councillors will be asked to vote next week on a report recommending a U-turn on a council commitment to fund building improvement works at Filton Hill Primary School. The £1.2m project at the school formed part of South Gloucestershire Council’s overall package of future school improvements agreed back in 2012. Filton Hill’s continued inclusion in the programme was

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