Photo of Fred Dinenage with house manager Angela Skose, homeowners and guests.

TV’s Fred Dinenage opens new retirement complex in Charlton Hayes

Television favourite Fred Dinenage MBE – whose career has spanned over five decades – delighted local retirees with tales from his time on screen when he attended the official opening of McCarthy & Stone’s Hamilton House Retirement Living development in Charlton Hayes on 10th April. The TV stalwart – whose varied career has seen him present shows including ‘How’, ‘How

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Photo of HRH The Princess Royal at the Concorde50 gala dinner.

Royal guest at Concorde 50th anniversary event

Princess witnesses dramatic moment as iconic plane’s ‘droop nose’ lowered for first time since November 2003. Aerospace Bristol, home to the last Concorde ever to fly, has celebrated the fiftieth anniversary of Concorde’s first British flight with a dinner attended by HRH The Princess Royal, patron of the museum. Delivered in partnership with Airbus, the Concorde50 gala dinner was held

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L-r: South Gloucestershire councillors Pat Rooney and Eve Orpen.

Long-serving Patchway councillor Eve Orpen steps down due to ill health

A local councillor who has represented the Patchway ward on South Gloucestershire Council for many years has stepped down from the role due to ongoing health issues. Eve Orpen, who has been undergoing cancer treatment for over two years, submitted her resignation from the council today (14th November). Cllr Orpen said: “I have found it difficult to fulfil my district

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