non local info is shown in brackets after date.
(A violent storm lashes southern England killing
1991 ( the first
"Gulf War" begins)
Hall opens at North Common.
March - Rail extension from Bitton to Oldland
Gordon Young completed his Gaius Sentius drinking
fountain sculpture of a thirsty Roman Legionnaire.
It's located on the cycle track were it intersects
with the roman road which stretched from Bitton
to Gloucester. (approx ¼ mile south of Warmley Station)
1993 (The Queen
celebrates 40 years since her coronation)
ghostly silhouettes of various travellers were installed
at Warmley Station. The works are known as "Brief
local girl Jenny King was murdered near her home
Carson's chocolate factory at Mangotsfield is
demolished to make way for new housing and the Ring
to complete the Ring Road link from Warmley to Shortwood
is started. We say goodbye to parts of the cycle
track and after a well publicised protest, the old
ABC Cleaners factory on Siston Common is demolished.
Phase 1 of the Aspects Leisure Centre opened
in Longwell Green. 55 years after American GI's
first came to the area (camped near Fisher Road
on Siston Common), their culture arrives in the
form of McDonalds.
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