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Apply for an Area Wide Grant to help your community

Is your community, voluntary or social enterprise group in need of financial support for a project, service, event or activity that benefits residents across...

Thornbury’s Chantry receives funding boost

The Chantry community and arts centre on Castle Street in Thornbury is set to receive a funding boost of £59,700 thanks to developer funding...

Bristol landlord fined thousands for failing to make repairs to Kingswood...

The owners of the former Linden Hotel in Kingswood have been fined over £14,000 and ordered to pay £667 in costs at Bristol Magistrates...
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Libraries to reopen and welcome customers to drop-in and browse

South Gloucestershire Council Libraries are set to reopen to visiting customers and are looking forward to welcoming people back from Monday 7 September. Since July,...

New ‘School Streets’ in Kingswood and Yate to help clear the...

We have two more schools joining the national School Streets scheme which aims to provide a healthier and safer environment for all by encouraging...

Thornbury man prosecuted following country lane fly-tip

A Thornbury man has been ordered to pay a total of over £3,400 in fines and costs after being prosecuted for waste related offences...

Congratulations to South Gloucestershire BTEC Students

Students across South Gloucestershire have been receiving their BTEC results this week and we congratulate them for their ongoing dedication to their learning during...

South Gloucestershire Council supporting young people during COVID-19

South Gloucestershire Council has secured £40k of funding to help young people aged between 10 and 14 to stay active and occupied through the...

Shop South Glos to help Traders and High Streets thrive

Local traders and South Gloucestershire Council have joined forces on a new campaign to encourage people to stay safe, shop local and support high...

South Gloucestershire celebrates GCSE results

Students in South Gloucestershire are celebrating success in their GCSE results in what have been very different circumstances because of COVID-19. We know that this...

New cycle lanes for Yate commuter route to improve safety and...

New cycle lanes are being installed on Station Road, Yate, to provide a safer route for cyclists and to make sustainable travel a more...

South Gloucestershire Council welcomes Government announcement as funding for Two Bridges...

South Gloucestershire Council Cabinet Member for Schools, Skills and Employment, Councillor Erica Williams, has welcomed the announcement that Government funding has been agreed for...

South Gloucestershire celebrates achievements of A-level students

We are delighted with the achievements of our students in South Gloucestershire this year in what have been very different circumstances because of COVID-19. All...

New electric vehicles for South Gloucestershire’s community transport operators

Community transport operators in South Gloucestershire received the keys to their new electric vehicles (EVs) yesterday (Thursday 6 August) from officials at South Gloucestershire...

Work set to start on major overhaul of Wraxall Road roundabout...

Work on a major £5.9million project to reduce traffic congestion and improve facilities for cyclists and pedestrians on the A4174, will start on 1...

New, environmentally friendly litter bins for Kingswood High Street

We’ve introduced two new types of litter bins to the Kingswood High Street area, which will help contribute to our carbon emissions savings and...

Money and debt advice available across South Glos

Advice on benefits, managing debt and money issues is available to all South Gloucestershire residents, through a variety of organisations and agencies commissioned by...

Further support for small businesses with new focus on those run...

Small businesses in South Gloucestershire who have not yet applied for a Discretionary Business Support Grant of up to £5000 to help with financial...

Eight councils receive MHCLG grant to identify COVID best practice and...

South Gloucestershire Council will jointly lead, with Kingston Upon Thames, a group of eight local authorities who will collaborate to invest an £80,000 grant...

Get ready for the 2020 Summer Reading Challenge

Children aged between 4 and 11 from across South Gloucestershire are encouraged to sign-up to read books they enjoy over the school summer holidays...

Momentum builds for Kingswood High Street as results to public engagement...

We are pleased to share the results of the recent public engagement exercise to develop a ‘Future High Streets Fund’ business case for Kingswood...

Have your say on changes to Thornbury High Street

Today (21 July) we are launching a public consultation on changes to Thornbury High Street to help keep everyone safe as we continue to...

Staple Hill High Street update

We are adjusting the current scheme in Staple Hill High Street with alternative measures from Monday 13 July to enable social distancing and create...

Launch of Call For Sites process as part of developing the...

We are launching a Call for Sites as part of developing our new Local Plan, which will guide how and where new housing growth,...

Progress made on former Grange School site

Significant progress has recently been made with the future redevelopment of the former Grange School site in Warmley, South Gloucestershire. Following on from our master-planning...

14 new electric vehicle charging points to be installed in South...

We are installing 14 new electric vehicle (EV) charging points at seven locations across South Gloucestershire as part of our plans to upgrade the...
Bookshelves in a library

South Gloucestershire Libraries set to introduce bookable services as restrictions ease

From the 6 July onwards, our libraries will be introducing bookable services so customers can access them in a safe and controlled way following...

New Chair and Vice Chair of South Gloucestershire Council appointed at...

Cllr June Bamford has been named as the new Chair of South Gloucestershire Council after being elected at the Council’s Annual General Meeting (AGM)...

Little Stoke Sort It recycling centre to reopen

Our Sort It recycling centre at Little Stoke will reopen with social distancing measures in place from Monday 6 July having been temporarily closed...

Statement from Council Leader Cllr Toby Savage regarding Airbus

Council Leader, Cllr Toby Savage, said: “My thoughts go out to Airbus employees, the Filton base is located in South Gloucestershire and many of...

Apply for the second round of Discretionary Small Business Support Grants

Small businesses in South Gloucestershire that were ineligible for the government’s Small Business Support Grant Fund or Retail, Hospitality & Leisure Business Support Grant...

South Gloucestershire’s Local Outbreak Management Plan published

We have published our COVID-19 Local Outbreak Management Plan, which is designed to prevent and deal with any outbreaks of coronavirus in places such...

Rogue traders imprisoned for fraudulent home improvement work

A South Gloucestershire father has been sentenced to three years in prison and his son handed an 18 month sentence for their involvement in...

Infant and Junior Schools welcome merger to become Raysfield Primary from...

Staff, parents and pupils at Raysfield Infants and Junior Schools have an extra reason to look forward to the start of a new term...

Measures being put in place to help social distancing and support...

From Monday 29 June, changes to Staple Hill High Street will be introduced on a trial basis to enable people to shop in a...

South Gloucestershire Council announces nearly £300k of improvements to open spaces

Sports facilities in Cadbury Heath and Wotton and are set to benefit from almost £300,000 of improvements, thanks to developer funding negotiated by South...

New date announced for Gipsy Patch Lane bridge replacement

A new date has been confirmed for the Gipsy Patch Lane bridge replacement work as part of the Cribbs Patchway metrobus extension (CPME). The bridge...

Western Gateway leaders welcome extended scope of Metrowest 2 – Increased...

Leaders of the Western Gateway partnership have welcomed a decision taken at the West of England Combined Authority Committee on 19 June to extend...

South Gloucestershire’s first ‘School Street’ to launch in Frampton Cotterell

Our first ‘School Street’ is being launched outside of Frampton Cotterell CofE Primary School this week (25 June) to enable children and families to...

Changes introduced at Parkway railway bridge to help schools, cyclists and...

We are introducing changes to the road layout under Bristol Parkway railway bridge on Brierly Furlong in Stoke Gifford to help protect cyclists and...

Cabinet agrees social distancing measures outside of schools also supports improved...

Cabinet yesterday (8 June) agreed that new measures put in place to enable essential social distancing outside of South Gloucestershire schools also support the...

Cabinet member thanks Community Meals service for stepping-up to support even...

Our Community Meals service has been working tirelessly to prepare more meals for vulnerable and shielding residents during the COVID-19 pandemic with a near...

An open thank you letter to all South Gloucestershire residents from...

Firstly, a heartfelt thank you to everyone who has already volunteered and otherwise helped across our community, as we have responded together to the...

Thornbury High Street closed to traffic to help residents stay safe

We are introducing changes to Thornbury High Street to help protect our residents against coronavirus and save lives as lockdown restrictions are eased and...

New measures introduced to assist walking and cycling while exercising social...

The first of a number of new measures planned in communities across South Gloucestershire to help pedestrians and cyclists move around whilst social distancing...

Discretionary fund launches to support small businesses feeling the impact of...

More South Gloucestershire small businesses that have been directly impacted by the coronavirus outbreak can now apply for a grant of up to £5000...

Bulky waste collection service resumes in South Gloucestershire

Our waste collection service for bulky household items such as furniture, large domestic appliances and mattresses has now been reinstated after being temporarily suspended...

South Gloucestershire Council’s libraries extend online services

Residents of South Gloucestershire can now access thousands of local and national newspapers free-of-charge through our new online library resources. We can now offer the...

Sort It recycling centres to accept full range of waste from...

After successfully re-opening three of our Sort It recycling centres at Mangotsfield, Thornbury and Yate last weekend, we are now in a position to...

Health and care leaders issue open letter to local people: ‘thank...

Health and care leaders in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire have today issued an open letter to everyone across the area. The letter...