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Pegasus House: The former HQ of the Bristol Aeroplane Company is restored

The Gazette and ThisIsBristol.com have both ran stories on the restoration of Pegasus House, the Grade II listed art deco building in Filton which once housed the Bristol Aeroplane Company. That restoration is now complete with the Duke of Gloucester taking part in the official ceremony yesterday to mark the completion. Designed by Austen Hall […]

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This weekend’s UK air shows

If you have not made any plans this weekend, there are four aviation related events or UK air shows either ongoing or scheduled from the weekend into Monday: Today Until Sunday 35th Bristol International Balloon Fiesta at Ashton Court, Bristol. In its 35th year, the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta is Europe’s largest annual Hot Air […]

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Fifteen Cornwall restaurant review

Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen restaurants are a way to have an indulgent lunch and a whiter-than-white conscience. The foundation uses apprenticeships to give young people a second chance in their life. They learn to cook and you get high-quality Italian food. There are Fifteen restaurants in London, Sydney, Amsterdam and Cornwall. On Saturday I flew to […]

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Bristol (EGGD)

Airport information Nearest town: Bristol (9 miles by car), North Somerset Opening Times: 24 hours Longest Runway: 2011m, Asphalt Fuel: AVTUR JET A1, AVGAS 100LL Phone: 01275 473712/3 Website: www.bristolairport.co.uk, Wikipedia entry AIP: plates and airport diagram Airport Map Airport Information Taxis: Checker Cars (01275 475005, www.checkercars.com) Car Hire: Avis (08706 086324, www.avis.co.uk), Europcar (08706 […]

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