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Charlotte set to become Britain's Youngest Lady Mayor

BSTC - 15th May 2012

History looks set to be made in Bradley Stoke on Wednesday night at the Town Council's AGM when Cllr Charlotte Walker (Con, Lakeside) is expected to be confirmed as Town Mayor for the coming year and so become the youngest female Mayor in the country. Read More...

Residents to benefit from further tax freeze

BSTC - 20th January 2012

At Wednesday evening's full council meeting, Bradley Stoke Town Council voted to freeze the precept charge on residents' council tax bills for the second successive year. The vote which sees the charge on a Band D property remain at £113.50 for 2011/12 is the third such freeze in four years. Read More...

Fireworks continue to impress as crowds increase again

BSTC - 7th November 2011

A record crowd of nearly 8,000 surrounded the Jubilee Centre, Bradley Stoke last night for the Bradley Stoke Town Council Firework display. Now in its 9th year the annual display has grown to be one of the largest in the Bristol area and the public were delighted with a 20 minute display described by many as "better than ever". Read More...

Show your support for the Jubilee Green

BSTC - 20th October 2011

Bradley Stoke Town Council are urging residents to show their support for the long term future of the Jubilee Green by voting for the site as part of the Queen Elizabeth II Fields Challenge marking HM The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and the London 2012 Olympics. Read More...

Mayor to Present Record Breaking Cheque as new Councillors Sworn In

BSTC - 16th May 2011

Bradley Stoke Town Mayor Cllr Ben Walker will end his year in office on a high on Wednesday night when he presents a cheque to his chosen charity for more than ten thousand pounds. Read More...

Plans unveiled for Royal Wedding Party

BSTC - 17th February 2011

Plans for a community party in Bradley Stoke have been revealed following a meeting of the council's Leisure Youth and Amenities (LYA) Committee on Monday. The event, which will take place, on Friday 29th April to coincide with the wedding of HRH Prince William of Wales to Miss Kate Middleton, is being jointly organised by Friends of Jubilee Green, event managers Re-energize and Bradley Stoke Town Council. Read More...

Results of Public Consultation Process

BSTC - 27th January 2011

At the Full Council Meeting held on Wednesday 19th January, Councillors were presented with the results of a public consultation where the populous were asked to consider options pertaining to the location of the Town Council Offices. Read More...

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

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...