Artist's impression of proposed new homes on the site of Filton Police Station.

Councillors to inspect Filton Police Station site to assess impact of redevelopment

South Gloucestershire councillors are to carry out an inspection of the Filton Police Station site this Friday (14th February) to assess the impact of a proposed redevelopment that would see the construction of 18 affordable homes. The public meeting, due to start at around 11.15am, will see members of the Development Control (West) Sites Inspection Sub-Committee assess “the impact on the

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Free Breakfast event at Frankie and Benny's, Filton.

Filton restaurant raises £800 for Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research

A FREE Charity Breakfast event held this morning (Wednesday 29th January) at the Frankie and Benny’s restaurant in Abbey Wood, Filton, has raised £800 for Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research. The event had a great turn out and saw more than 150 people attend, including Cllr Ian Boulton, Chair of South Gloucestershire Council, all helping to support this fantastic cause. Photo (l-r): Stuart

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A gated access lane off Sixth Avenue, Filton.

Council set to approve Gating Order for access lanes off four Filton streets

Officers at South Gloucestershire Council are recommending approval of a proposal to install gates on a number of rear access lanes in the Filton area. Members of the council’s Communities Committee, which meets next Tuesday (28th January), are being recommended to approve a Gating Order that will apply to rear access lanes serving Sixth Avenue, Seventh Avenue, Eighth Avenue and

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Filton Flyer community bus service launched

Chairman of South Gloucestershire Council Cllr Ian Boulton, members of Southern Brooks Community Partnership and local residents gathered at the Bethany Hall in Filton on Friday (6th December) to launch a new community bus service, the Filton Flyer 555. The new service began yesterday (Monday 9th December) and will operate on a donations-only basis prior to its official start date

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Major chains open at new look shopping park

Major retailers are now opening their doors at the revitalised Abbey Wood Shopping Park in Filton, Bristol. The shopping park, which has undergone a £10 million refurbishment and extension, is now home to Asda, Costa Coffee and restaurant chains Frankie & Benny’s and Nando’s. Sporting Pro, the new sports fascia owned by value fashion chain Matalan and backed by Intersport,

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Air ambulance charity helps open new Asda at Filton Abbey Wood

A local ambulance charity helped open the new Asda Filton supermarket today, following the store’s search for a ‘local hero’. Great Western Air Ambulance Charity (GWAAC) celebrated with more than 400 customers, Asda colleagues, the Chair of South Gloucestershire Council Cllr Ian Boulton and a host of local community figures, for what was a grand opening to remember. The charity

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