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Don't (Professor) Panic you won't miss the football in Bradley Stoke!

BSTC - 11th June 2010

While much of the world's media focuses on South Africa this weekend, the people of Bradley Stoke can enjoy their own celebration of international culture and top sporting action at the 8th Annual Bradley Stoke Community Festival. Read More...

Bradley Stoke Town Council is getting involved in the SGC Big Spring Clean

Bradley Stoke Town Council is getting involved in the SGC Big Spring Clean

BSTC - 12th April 2010

After the success of our first event last year we will be having a tidy up on Friday 30 April, from 10.00am until 4.00pm. You can join in the fun by litter picking with us; or by arranging a group in your own street, we can help you with black bags, gloves and disposal of the full bags. Read More...

Town Clerk Retires

Town Clerk Retires

BSTC - 15th January 2010

Bradley Stoke's Town Clerk David Chandler, the man who started the Town Council out of boxes in his parents' front room, retires today after nearly 18 years in the role. During that time his stewardship has seen the council grow to its present size with a turnover of nearly £1m a year and 15 staff. Read More...

Free firework display a tremendous success as record crowd raises thousands for charity!

Free firework display a tremendous success as record crowd raises thousands for charity!

BSTC - 10th November 2009

Bradley Stoke Town Council's 7th annual firework display exceeded all expectations and has been hailed a tremendous success by both organisers and residents after record crowds braved the cold to watch the display at the Jubilee Centre last night, raising thousands of pounds for charity in the process. Read More...

Missing your Fireworks this year? Come to Bradley Stoke

Missing your Fireworks this year? Come to Bradley Stoke

BSTC - 15th October 2009

The Bristol Downs Firework Fiesta may have been scrapped but the Bradley Stoke Town Council Display, already regarded as one of the best displays in the area will still go ahead as planned and what's more it is Free! Read More...

Bradley Stoke Bowlers Set to Return Home

BSTC - 17th September 2009

Competitive Bowls looks set to return to Bradley Stoke next season after last night's Town Council meeting paved the way for the formation of a new club. Councillors unanimously backed a proposal by Vice-Chairman Cllr Ben Walker to allow the formation of Bradley Stoke Bowls Club at the Baileys Court green which has been seldom used since the Northavon Bowling Club (NABC) were evicted in 2008 following a rent dispute started under the previous administration in 2007. Read More...

Casual Vacancy following Councillor Resignation

BSTC - 16th September 2009

A casual vacancy has arisen on Bradley Stoke Town Council (BSTC) following the resignation of Cllr David Skeet (Meadowbank). Cllr Skeet's resignation was formally announced at a meeting of the Full Council this evening. Read More...

Hundreds turnout as Festival gets underway

Hundreds turnout as Festival gets underway

BSTC - 12th June 2009

The Bradley Stoke Community Festival 2009 got underway today with several hundred people turning out for a coffee morning and pre-school picnic in the park at the Town’s Jubilee Centre. Read More...

Is Ben the fastest Councillor in the West?

Is Ben the fastest Councillor in the West?

BSTC - 12th June 2009

Normally when councillors announce their intention to run it means they are standing in an upcoming election. Not so however for one Bradley Stoke Town Councillor who will literally be running in the Bradley Stoke 10k Fun Run on Sunday. Read More...

Pressure Mounts on Bradley Stoke Mayor

BSTC - 12th June 2009

The Prime Minister may have faced a tough time last week but Bradley Stoke Mayor Cllr Mark Forsyth has difficulties of his own this weekend. Read More...