NHS Blood and Transplant.

Sign up to save lives at Bristol Donor Centre

With thousands of patients receiving blood transfusions every year, NHS Blood and Transplant is challenging the people of Bristol to make a date to donate and sign up to save lives at Bristol Donor Centre in Southmead. Donated blood is vital for a wide variety of life-saving procedures in local hospitals including Southmead Hospital. Patients undergoing major surgery and emergency

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Police car.

Police in Filton say it’s “business as usual” following station closure

Avon and Somerset Police have confirmed the closure of Filton Police Station, with staff being transferred to Southmead Police Station until the new police centre currently being constructed in Patchway (in front of the Rolls-Royce site) is ready later this year. The Filton station, in Gloucester Road North, closed on 4th March. The move came days after planning permission to

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Grand Opening of the new-look Abbey Wood Shopping Park in Filton.

New-look Abbey Wood Shopping Park officially opened

Filton’s recently refurbished Abbey Wood Shopping Park was officially launched yesterday (Thursday 20th March) with a spectacular opening event featuring colourful acts by Bristol-based showmakers and circus connoisseurs Cirque Bijou. The opening event got under way at midday with an exciting show of theatrical stunts, aerial acrobatics and live music which concluded with the Chair of South Gloucestershire Council, Cllr

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