Police continue search for Winterbourne ATM attackers

Jun 02 2016

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Appeal following Winterbourne stabbing

Apr 18 2016

Police appealing for witnesses after stabbing in the early hours of yesterday morning in Winterbourne.... Read More

The family affair that aims to bring perfection on Christmas Day

Dec 08 2013

Thumbnail ImageIT”S HARD to pin down Nigel Buxton to interview him. He’s a very busy man, running not only Buxton Butchers in Winterbourne, but also a meat processing plant in Portbury.... Read More

A train line runs through it: the railway viaducts that are at the heart of the Frome Valley

Nov 29 2013

Thumbnail ImageIt wasn’t always as straightforward to get from London to Wales by rail. Before the building of the viaducts that dominate our landscape today it was a circuitous journey.... Read More

Guide leader honoured for four decades of work in movement

Oct 02 2013

Thumbnail ImageA FRAMPTON Cotterell guide leader is to be honoured for four decades of work with the movement. Caroline Hanks is being awarded the Silver Sea Stag Award this month for her services to guiding over the last 36 years. For the last 20 years she has been with the 1st Frampton Cotterell Guides.... Read More

The Footes of Footes Lane

Sep 16 2013

Thumbnail ImageLocal historian Ian Hadrell reveals the story of a family who left their mark on Frampton Cotterell, despite moving to Australia... Read More

The Coalpit Heath centurian with a firm grip on the 21st Century

Aug 18 2013

Thumbnail ImageAlice Witherall may be 101, but she's not being left behind by technology. The resident of Woodlands Manor is always keen to get on the computer.... Read More

The Flag Man of Winterbourne

Aug 07 2013

Thumbnail ImageGORDON Blight meets me at the entrance of his Winterbourne house with a mug of tea in his hand. As we sit down to chat I notice the design on the mug is that of the flags flown for Nelson’s famous ‘England expects’ message to the fleet before the battle of Trafalgar. This is the Flag Man of Winterbourne, and the flag man is a little distracted. ... Read More