Athlete Anne Dockery

One Southville resident is challenging perceptions around older people participating in sport – and the 71-year-old athlete has a few world titles under her belt to prove that age is no barrier. Last year, Anne Dockery – who only took up running at the age of 55 – won gold in the Duathlon World Championships […]

A mover and shaker but someone who never sought the glory’ … this is how family members have described local business woman Rosemary Westley, who sadly passed away on January 27. Rosemary lost her battle to long-term illness aged 73, just days before the shutters closed of stationers Morgan-Westley – a Portishead institution established by Rosemary in […]

For most of her life, Nicola Yates has been in constant battle with lipoedema – a hereditary condition which causes abnormal build-up of fat cells in the legs and arms. Nicola, 45, has suffered from the painful condition since she was a teenager, but it was only after seeking help from a specialist clinic three […]

Labour’s new candidate for Filton and Bradley Stoke will win the seat in the next election. This is what party members heard when Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn spoke at St Michael’s Centre in Stoke Gifford earlier this month. Bristol city councillor for Eastville and cabinet member for transport and connectivity Mhairi Threlfall, will be taking on Conservative […]