View official press releases from Bradley Stoke Town Council.
Council Tax set to freeze again in Bradley Stoke
BSTC - 19th November 2010
It may have started to get a bit chilly in South Gloucestershire but Residents of Bradley Stoke look set
to benefit from a freeze... in their local council tax next year after Bradley Stoke Town Council voted
on Wednesday to increase the precept (the portion of the council tax paid to the authority) by 0%. The
move, which if confirmed when the budget is finalised in January, means that the precept for a band D
property will remain at £113.50 for the year from April 2011. Read more...
Councillors call on Residents to Vote for... Faster Broadband
BSTC - 6th October 2010
We're all familiar with politicians asking for our votes but in Bradley Stoke, Councillors are calling on residents to vote, not for them, but for better Broadband connections after BT launched a nationwide contest to nominate telephone exchanges for upgrade to Superfast Broadband. Read more...
Council still hopeful of Market go ahead
BSTC - 17th August 2010
Bradley Stoke Town Council are still hopeful a Farmers/Artisan Market in the Town will get the go-ahead. The monthly market was expected to start in October and was due to be held in the Town Square at the Willow Brook Centre, but advertising for the event has been put on hold following objections from traders at the centre. The Council's Leisure, Youth and Amenities committee were told of the objections last night and councillors expressed their disappointment, as initial discussions with the centre had been encouraging. Read more...
Town Councillors visit Westminster in Campaign for faster Broadband
BSTC - 13th August 2010
Bradley Stoke Town Councillors visited Westminster on Wednesday to step up the campaign for faster broadband connections in the Town. Town Mayor Cllr Ben Walker and Councillors John Ashe, Brian Hopkinson, Robert Jones and Sarah Pomfret attended a meeting at the Department for Culture, Media and Sport with Communications Minister Ed Vaizey MP. Read more...
Club makes a pitch for more space to play on
Evening Post - 28th June 2010
A youth football club has become so popular it has outgrown its own town. Founded in 1998, Bradley Stoke YFC has grown to have 15 boys' and girls' teams and more than 200 players for the coming season. That is the good news – the bad news is there are not enough pitches to play on. Read more...
Deputy Town Clerk Retires
BSTC - 18th June 2010
Bradley Stoke Town Council has today confirmed that Deputy Town Clerk Lesley Osborne has retired with effect from 28 May 2010. Read more...
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
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
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!
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...