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Bristol fly-tipper prosecuted for dumping waste in South Gloucestershire

A Bristol woman has been ordered to pay a total of £214 in fines and costs after being prosecuted for waste related offences following...

Rapid testing offered to the South Gloucestershire community

Groups of South Gloucestershire residents will be able to get rapid Covid-19 tests from next week as the council extends its community testing. Anyone living...

South Gloucestershire Youth Offending Team rated Outstanding by HM Inspectorate of...

South Gloucestershire’s Youth Offending Services have been rated Outstanding by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Probation (HMIP) following an inspection in September last year. The...

Vaccinations begin at Bristol’s Ashton Gate Stadium

The roll-out of local Covid-19 vaccinations has been expanded with the opening of a vaccination centre at Bristol’s Ashton Gate Stadium. The centre adds to...

Improvements to Wraxall Road roundabout to move to next phase

Work to convert the Wraxall Road roundabout into South Gloucestershire’s first through-about (a roundabout with lanes of traffic through the middle), is set to...

NHS warns people eligible for Covid-19 vaccine to be aware of...

Health leaders in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG) are warning people to be on their guard for scams linked to the Covid-19...

South Gloucestershire Council statement on national lockdown

South Gloucestershire Council supports the announcement of England’s national lockdown and is appealing to residents in the area to make sure they are fully...

Celebrate safely at New Year to stop the spread of COVID-19

Health and care leaders today echoed an appeal by our local police force for people to follow Government guidance and not go out to...

Covid-19 vaccines given to South Gloucestershire residents

The most welcome news of 2020 is that the Covid-19 vaccine is already being given to South Gloucestershire residents, with the roll-out being administered...

Recycled bikes find new homes in South Gloucestershire this Christmas

Every year 15 million bicycles are thrown away and end up in landfill. But this Christmas some of those bikes have been saved and...

Community Testing Programme For South Gloucestershire in the New Year

A statement issued on behalf of Councillor Ben Stokes, Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Adults and Housing at South Gloucestershire Council: “We welcome the...
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Filton Library gets ready for New Year reopening while Patchway Library...

Filton Library will reopen to members of the public on Saturday 2 January after being temporarily closed so we could make essential repairs to...

South Gloucestershire at Tier 3 Very High Covid Alert Level

A statement issued on behalf of Sara Blackmore, Director of Public Health at South Gloucestershire Council: “We share your disappointment at being kept in...

South Gloucestershire Council media statement: Remaining at Tier 3 Very High...

A statement issued on behalf of Sara Blackmore, Director of Public Health at South Gloucestershire Council: “While it is obviously disappointing that we remain in...

New links planned between Lyde Green and Emersons Green

A new £6.5 million project will strengthen and promote the physical and cultural links between Lyde Green and Emersons Green. The Linking the Greens project...

GPs in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire begin roll-out of...

Local vaccination services run by GPs will open across the area this week, as the roll-out of the biggest immunisation programme in NHS history...

West of England Enterprise Area flood defence work gathers pace

The £80 million Avonmouth and Severnside Enterprise Area Ecology Mitigation and Flood Defence Project to improve flood defences and enhance the natural environment on...

Climate and Nature Emergency progress report marked by community projects and...

South Gloucestershire’s Full Council meeting (9 December) received a report highlighting the significant progress made in tackling the Climate Emergency declared last year and...

Parkway Bridge consultation and monitoring reveals increase in walking and cycling...

Results from a public consultation and monitoring of temporary measures introduced at Bristol Parkway Railway Bridge to enable social distancing and promote more active...

New Supported Homes for 18 Young People Welcomes New Residents in...

A new supported living scheme, which will provide homes for 18 young people in a converted former older persons’ care facility in Yate, is...

Lateral flow Covid test pilot and enhanced local contact tracing to...

A pilot programme to test SGS College students who are not showing any symptoms for Covid-19 will begin in South Gloucestershire this week. We are...

Healthier Together partners welcome integration milestone

Health and care leaders in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG) have welcomed news that the local Healthier Together partnership of NHS organisations,...

Have your say about how South Gloucestershire grows for our future...

A three-month public consultation is now underway to hear residents, communities, businesses and other stakeholder views on how South Gloucestershire can grow to provide...

Statement re: Relocation of Bristol Zoo to The Wild Place site...

Leader of South Gloucestershire Council Cllr Toby Savage said: “I’m really excited by Bristol Zoo’s relocation plans to South Gloucestershire, which will help Bristol...

Railway bridge replacement completed on Gipsy Patch Lane

Work to replace a railway bridge on Gipsy Patch Lane, Stoke Gifford, has been completed. The new 4,260-tonne railway bridge installed on Gipsy Patch Lane...

Statement Re: Entry into Tier 3 – Very High Alert level...

A statement from South Gloucestershire Council Director of Public Health, Sara Blackmore as the council area has been placed in Tier 3 - Very...

Yate Park and Ride gets green light to proceed

A new park and ride in Yate, South Gloucestershire is set to open in spring 2021 after the final stage of planning permission was...

South Gloucestershire residents encouraged to plant their own tree during Tree...

It’s National Tree Week from Saturday 28 November until Sunday 6 December and this year we are celebrating by working with three local tree...

Great Stoke roundabout improvements rolled out

The new layout at the Great Stoke (rabbit) roundabout, which has increased capacity at the busy junction, is now fully operational. Changes made to the...

New Covid-19 testing facilities to roll-out in South Gloucestershire

New sites where Covid-19 testing can take place have been identified so that more local people who need a Covid-19 test can get one...

Almost £570,000 funding welcomed to support those in need this winter

South Gloucestershire Council has been allocated almost £570,000 in Government funding to provide additional support to vulnerable children and families this winter. The funding –...

Dorset window fitter sentenced for conning Frampton Cotterell couple

A window fitter from Poole in Dorset has been handed a 16 month, suspended prison sentence and ordered to re-pay nearly £4000 to an...

‘The Best of Us’ community groups and individuals continue to offer...

We want to thank once again the dozens of community groups and the hundreds if not thousands of individuals that sprang into action in...
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Covid-19 cases at all-time high: if we don’t follow the rules...

With Covid-19 cases at an all-time high across our area, we are urging everyone in South Gloucestershire to act now, abide by the national...

South Gloucestershire businesses receive funding for active and sustainable travel initiatives

Businesses in South Gloucestershire received over £18,500 worth of match-funded grants to provide and promote sustainable and active travel solutions for their employees during...

Show some consideration for your neighbours and community this bonfire night

We will be under lockdown this bonfire night and with organised displays cancelled, we are asking people who are planning on having fireworks at...

£900k funding secured to tackle rough sleeping

We have successfully secured more than £900,000 of funding to support their work in keeping rough sleepers from living on the streets and helping...

Preparing for lockdown in South Gloucestershire

South Gloucestershire Council supports the announcement of England’s national lockdown and is appealing to residents in the area to stay home to protect the...

Action Plans set out how Council will deliver on ambitious priorities

South Gloucestershire Council’s Cabinet has reviewed and approved Action Plans which highlight how we will deliver on our Council Plan commitments and priorities and...

Local Health and Care Leaders take action in response to recent...

Health and care leaders in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire are bringing in additional support measures from Monday (2 November) to ensure that...

Park homes and rural households in South Gloucestershire and Gloucestershire to...

150 of the region’s coldest properties will receive improved insulation and heating through the government Green Home Grant scheme, funded by the Secretary of...

No child need go hungry in South Gloucestershire

To help keep children at risk of going hungry fed this half-term holiday we have focused our Emergency Assistance Grant funding to ensure that...

Families encouraged to hold the course over half term

As parents and carers of children, we all enjoy getting out and about during the school holidays and during these difficult times it is...

Successful fibre broadband rollout continues in South Gloucestershire

Even more people in South Gloucestershire are set to benefit from our ongoing rollout of Full Fibre broadband infrastructure, with a number of additional...

Thousands of pupils from across the region celebrate World Maths Day

South Gloucestershire Council’s schools support function, Integra, has hosted a special event involving 10,500 pupils from 46 schools across the region to celebrate World...

New campaign promotes people doing the right thing to keep South...

We are launching a new campaign to promote how many residents and businesses are doing the right thing to help prevent the spread of...

Thousands of children take part in this year’s Summer Reading Challenge

Over 2,000 children from across South Gloucestershire participated in the 2020 Summer Reading Challenge which was hosted by South Gloucestershire Council’s libraries again this...

Have your say: Council launches public consultation on 2021/22 Budget

South Gloucestershire residents, council tax and business rate payers are being invited to have their say on the council’s budget and council tax for...

Latest funding for small South Glos businesses brings our Covid Business...

South Gloucestershire Council has made a further 219 grant awards, totalling almost £1.2m, under the Government’s Discretionary Small Business Support Grants programme, as part...

Progress made with access improvements at Mangotsfield Sort It centre

Our plans to improve Mangotsfield Sort It centre have made a key step forward as we have purchased the land needed to create a...