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Mangotsfield woman prosecuted following fly-tip in South Gloucestershire

A Mangotsfield woman has been ordered to pay a total of £155 after being found guilty of committing waste related offences following a fly-tip...

£4 million skills fund ensuring a bright future for West of...

Leader of South Gloucestershire Council Cllr Toby Savage met some of the local people benefiting from the West of England Combined Authority’s £4 million...

Fostering fees and allowances revised in South Gloucestershire

South Gloucestershire Council’s Cabinet has approved a £300,000 boost to fees and allowances paid to foster carers in South Gloucestershire. At the meeting on Monday...

Roadworks on Gipsy Patch Lane

Roadworks are due to begin on Gipsy Patch Lane later this month in preparation for construction of the Cribbs Patchway metrobus extension (CPME), which...

Topping Out ceremony celebrates new Charlton Wood Primary Academy

Leader of South Gloucestershire Council Cllr Toby Savage joined representatives for the new Charlton Wood Primary Academy and construction company Beard as they gathered...

Councillors fight through tough weather conditions to complete bike ride to...

South Gloucestershire Council’s Leader and Deputy Leader battled through the elements over two days last week to complete a 230km bike ride for Children’s...

South Gloucestershire Council aims for fresh approach to managing waste collections...

South Gloucestershire Council is to consider a new approach to managing waste collections, which could lead to bringing the service back in-house in 2020,...

Supporting a career change in children’s social work

South Gloucestershire Council is encouraging graduates considering a career in children’s social work to get in contact to find out how they can make...

Second World War Stories exhibition launches

Our Second World War Stories exhibition has officially launched and will be touring South Gloucestershire libraries and community venues in the area between February...

Cabinet to consider improved plans to fund schools and support for...

South Gloucestershire Cabinet will next week consider new proposals to fund higher quality and better value for money provision for pupils with Special Educational...

South Gloucestershire Home Care Service Rated ‘Good’ by CQC

The South Gloucestershire Council Homecare service (Rapid Response), which provides emergency support to help people live independently in their own homes, has been rated...

Land owner ordered to pay over £6,000 for waste offences

South Gloucestershire Council has successfully prosecuted a land owner who was ordered to pay a total of £6,120 in fines and costs following ongoing...

Cabinet Members train with Paralympic triathlete ahead of Children’s Mental Health...

South Gloucestershire Council’s Leader and Deputy Leader are set to embark on a tough 220km challenge: cycling to every school in the district to...

Two South Gloucestershire residents prosecuted for waste offences

Two South Gloucestershire residents have been found guilty of committing waste related offences following the work of our environmental protection team. Charmaine Whereatt, 36, of...

New Chief Executive chosen

We have taken the decision to appoint current Deputy Chief Executive Dave Perry as our next Chief Executive. At the December 12 Full Council meeting,...

New land supply analysis strengthens council’s hand to resist speculative development

An updated analysis of the land available to deliver new housing in South Gloucestershire in the next five years shows that we have sufficient...

Caerphilly man prosecuted for waste offences in South Gloucestershire

A Caerphilly man has been ordered to pay a total of £1611.50 after being found guilty of committing waste related offences in Badminton, South...

Council becomes White Ribbon UK organisation

South Gloucestershire Council has successfully gained White Ribbon UK accreditation as part of an ongoing commitment to tackle domestic violence and abuse (DVA). We are...

Irresponsible dog owners targeted

We want to reduce the amount of dog waste littering South Gloucestershire and ensure that dog owners meet their responsibilities, and have a number...

Christmas and New Year waste collections

South Gloucestershire’s waste and recycling collections will not be taking place on Christmas Day (25 December), Boxing Day (26 December) or New Year’s Day...

Fines and community service for successfully prosecuted fly-tipper

A Chipping Sodbury man has been ordered to pay £810.59 in fines and costs, and been given 160 hours of community service, after pleading...

South Gloucestershire Primary Schools’ Annual Carol Service

Around 950 South Gloucestershire schoolchildren, teachers and a real baby playing the part of Jesus came together at Clifton Cathedral in Bristol on Thursday...

Council’s support for small businesses recognised

South Gloucestershire Council were winners at the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) ‘Local Authority’ Small Business Awards covering Gloucestershire and West of England. The FSB...

Better Bus Areas project brings improvements for bus users

We are making good progress with the Better Bus Areas project, which includes a number of measures aimed at improving routes for buses in...

South Gloucestershire Council backs new young person’s housing scheme

South Gloucestershire Council’s Cabinet has voted to proceed with plans to convert its former Woodleaze care home in Yate into a Young Person’s Housing...

Local travel champions recognised at Travelwest awards

The annual Travelwest ‘Business Travel Awards’ took place on Thursday 29 November at the UWE Exhibition and Conference Centre in South Gloucestershire. The awards recognise...

Helping create a safe and enjoyable night out in South Gloucestershire

We are working with partners to launch ‘Behave or Be Banned (BOBB)’, a new scheme to help ensure that people have a safe and...

Improving your local roads

South Gloucestershire Council’s StreetCare teams strive to make our local roads better by continually carrying out road maintenance, resurfacing work and fixing potholes. Our staff...

Community sports courts improvements funded at Yate school

Community sports courts at Brimsham Green School, Yate, have been completely resurfaced thanks to a South Gloucestershire Council grant worth £74,500. The surface of the...

Have your say on proposed removal of recycling bags for kerbside...

We would like to stop providing white and green bags for kerbside recycling collections and instead ask residents to use green boxes for all...

Focus on improvements to support for care leavers highlighted in latest...

Children’s Services are continuing to improve as they implement the action plan agreed after they were inspected by Ofsted in 2017. That’s according to...

Council publishes updated list of sites to be assessed for potential...

As part of our work on a new Local Plan for South Gloucestershire, we are publishing an updated list of sites which have been...

£4m investment delivered in maintenance across South Gloucestershire schools

More than £4 million has been invested in a range of school maintenance projects in South Gloucestershire schools this year, as part of an...

Patchway Common buzzing again thanks to award-winning project

A South Gloucestershire Council community project has won a national award for creating a wildlife haven at Patchway Common. The project picked up a Bees'...

Inspiring and innovating our partners and stakeholders

A range of partners and stakeholders from across the public, business, health and education sectors gathered at Aerospace Bristol on Friday for our Innovate...

Consultation launched as part of independent examination of West of England...

As part of the development and assessment of the West of England Joint Spatial Plan (JSP), further information is being published for public comment...

Hanham Library to benefit from Open Access scheme

South Gloucestershire Council’s Cabinet has voted to install Open Access at Hanham Library which will extend its opening hours. At Monday 5 November’s Cabinet meeting,...

Council Leader opens new training facility to benefit young adults with...

A new South Gloucestershire Council-funded training and teaching campus for young adults with learning disabilities has been officially opened by Council Leader Cllr Toby...

New planning process will open up and improve application times and...

New processes to manage and determine planning applications come into effect today (Thursday 1 November), which will streamline the system for individuals and inform...

Be Bright Be Seen this autumn

With the days shortening as we move towards winter, South Gloucestershire Council’s road safety team are taking the opportunity to remind people to ‘Be...

South Gloucestershire Council continues and expands support to help keep children...

We are continuing our work, through a range of initiatives, to improve the health and weight of local children. Children’s weights are recorded annually as...

Envirocrime team win national award

South Gloucestershire Council’s envirocrime team have won the Association for Public Service Excellence’s (APSE) Environmental Services Innovation Award for 2018 in recognition of their...

Community Learners receive awards

A celebratory event has taken place to recognise the achievements of adult learners in South Gloucestershire. The annual event was organised by South Gloucestershire Council’s...

Wick man prosecuted for waste offences

A Wick man has been ordered to pay £1,160 in fines and costs, after being found guilty in court of committing waste related offences...

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...

Celebrate Libraries Week in South Gloucestershire

Libraries Week takes place from 8 to 13 October and South Gloucestershire residents are invited to drop in to their local library to find...

A focus on improving mental health in South Gloucestershire schools

On the eve of World Mental Health Day (10 October), South Gloucestershire Council is pleased to announce the introduction of a Mental Wellbeing Award...

Shrouds of the Somme ‘The Trench’ artwork opens in South Gloucestershire

The Trench, an evocative part of the Shrouds of the Somme artwork installation by artist Rob Heard, was officially opened at Aerospace Bristol on...

South Gloucestershire Cabinet Member quits smoking for Stoptober

South Gloucestershire Council’s Cabinet Member for Housing Delivery and Public Health Cllr Erica Williams is taking part in Stoptober by quitting cigarettes. Councillor Williams has...

Local transport schemes completed across South Gloucestershire

A number of transport schemes aimed at improving road safety and the flow of traffic on our network have recently been completed or are...