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Thefts from vans are on the rise
WE'VE recently seen an increase in tool thefts from vans across South Gloucestershire. Please tell us if you see anyone acting suspiciously. This crime really does impact on tradespeople’s livelihoods. ... Read More
Gardening: August 2017
SINCE we started our allotment it has provided us with potatoes for about ten months of the year, last year however our crop was only fair to say the least. ... Read More
Do cats get ticks as well as dogs?
The answer is Yes. ... Read More
Your Local MP: August 2017
IT has been a busy period lately so I just wanted to start by saying thank you to all of the local residents who took the time to sign my petition opposing any development on Hanham Hills Green Belt, Hanham Sports Ground and Hanham Nature Reserve. ... Read More
How to make life difficult for thieves
IT'S really important to look after your keys. Nowadays vehicle security is so good thieves fish through letterboxes for car keys or even break into homes to get them. ... Read More
Gardening: July 2017
AS gardeners amongst us will know, the weather plays an important part of our early growing season and whilst we’ve had an exceptionally dry and fairly mild early spring, June started with low temperatures and rain, however middle of the month saw the thermometer repeatedly rise to over 20c and that has really helped our fruit gardens. ... Read More
How can I help my pet in hot weather?
Unlike us, cats and dogs only have sweat glands in their paws and around their nose which makes it difficult for them to regulate their temperature – this can lead to overheating and heat stroke on hot days. ... Read More
Your Local MP: July 2017
I WANTED to thank readers for their support in last month's General Election.... Read More
Beware tricksters on your doorstep
AT this time of year there’s often an increase in unscrupulous people calling door-to-door aiming to con householders into having work done, often unnecessarily or at excessive cost, sell overpriced goods or talk their way inside in order to steal. ... Read More
Why should I neuter my pet?
Neutering is the general term for the removal of the reproductive organs in cats, dogs and rabbits and is widely regarded as a routine procedure. ... Read More