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Progress for Charfield Station with Outline Business Case submitted this week

Plans are on track for a new rail station in Charfield, South Gloucestershire, with a multimillion-pound bid due to be submitted to the West...

Public invited to hear more about changes to Thornbury High Street

Residents and business owners in Thornbury are being invited to learn more about changes being made to the town’s High Street. Next month we are...

Work to start at railway bridge to support cyclist and pedestrian...

We are making permanent changes to the road layout under the Bristol Parkway railway bridge on Brierly Furlong in Stoke Gifford to help support...

South Gloucestershire’s Holiday, Activity and Food success as programme extended

Thousands of children and young people across South Gloucestershire have been kept fed and active during the school holidays thanks to the Holiday Activity...

South Gloucestershire Council statement re: support for refugees from Afghanistan

Cllr Franklin Owusu-Antwi, Cabinet Member for Public Health & Equality of Opportunity, Afghanistan Veteran and the Council’s Armed Forces Champion said: “South Gloucestershire Council is...

Local health and care leaders call on public support to manage...

Health and care leaders in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire are calling on public support to help manage pressures on services, as an...

South Gloucestershire celebrates GCSE success

Students in South Gloucestershire are celebrating success in their GCSE results and we are delighted with their achievements. These results represent a huge amount of...

Linking the Greens ‘press and print’ community art exhibition launches

A community art exhibition has seen hundreds of South Gloucestershire residents celebrating the biodiversity found on their doorstep. Pop along to Emersons Green Library and...

South Gloucestershire celebrates A-level success

We are delighted with the achievements of our students in South Gloucestershire this year in what have been very different circumstances over the last...

Chair announces charity for the year ahead

An organisation which offers support and promotes positive mental wellbeing for young people has been chosen as this year’s Chair’s charity. Each year the new...

Counterfeit clothing, trainers and accessories seller prosecuted

A South Gloucestershire woman who sold counterfeit clothing, trainers and accessories via her Facebook group Haute Couture, has been given a Community Order requiring...

Veterans Support Services launched in South Gloucestershire

New Veteran Support Services, commissioned by South Gloucestershire Council, have been launched to provide help to local men and women who have served in...

Bee a winner on the South Gloucestershire high street trail

A chance to win a share of £10,000 and support local traders A swarm of bright and beautiful outsized bees will be buzzing about South...

Residents encouraged to continue to be safe in public buildings to...

Following the easing of Covid restrictions on 19 July, South Gloucestershire Council is encouraging people visiting our libraries, One Stop Shops and other buildings...

Masterplan consultation launches to help develop a ‘Distinctly Kingswood’ future town...

Local residents, communities and businesses are being asked for their comments and ideas in response to an outline Masterplan published by the Council, which...

To everyone in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG)

On the day that government lifts the final national lockdown restrictions, we want to thank you for continuing to do your bit to keep...

Indoor play centre prosecuted following health and safety breach

123 Jump Limited, an indoor soft play area company located at Cribbs Causeway in South Gloucestershire has been ordered to pay a total of...

Summer Reading Challenge 2021 launches in South Gloucestershire

South Gloucestershire Council Libraries are inviting local children, aged between 4 and 11 to head to their library this summer to join the ‘Wild...

South Gloucestershire Council Covid-19 response – Step 4 statement

Yesterday, Monday 12 July, the Government confirmed its plans for lifting the remaining Covid-19 restrictions on 19 July, emphasising the need to proceed slowly and with caution and for the...

Siston man prosecuted following fly-tip in Henfield, South Gloucestershire

A man from Siston has been sentenced to 18 weeks in prison suspended for a year, 200 hours of unpaid work and ordered to...

New £2.4M Innovation Hub welcomes new jobs and investment to the...

A brand new, £2.4 million Innovation Hub has opened at the Bristol and Bath Science Park (BBSP), bringing investment and high-tech jobs to the...

Flood defence project progress impresses West of England Leaders

Leaders from across the West of England saw first-hand, last week, the significant progress being made on the Avonmouth and Severnside Enterprise Area (ASEA)...

New large-scale ‘Vaccination Centre @ UWE Bristol’ opens as all adults...

On 7 July 2021, the Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG) Vaccination Programme will open a new large scale Vaccination Centre at the...

HandyVan, Library and One Stop Shop staff making Every Contact Count...

South Gloucestershire HandyVan, Library and One Stop Shop staff have received additional training as part of a pilot to equip more of our people...

Open Access resumes at South Gloucestershire Libraries and service extended at...

Open Access has now resumed at South Gloucestershire Libraries along with extended facilities at Patchway Library, where the service will now be available at...

Have your say on South Gloucestershire’s new strategy for ‘Greener Places’

Residents of South Gloucestershire are encouraged to have their say on plans to improve the environment across the District by providing their views on...

Faith Forum brings communities together to recover from the pandemic

More than 50 people representing different religions attended a faith forum set up to discuss and share learning about how to support people as...

Regular testing will help us track Coronavirus, isolate cases and stay...

Regular Rapid (LFT) Covid-19 testing has never been more important and more straightforward to access, as we all continue to play our part to...

A plan for Yate to flourish and prosper – consultation on...

South Gloucestershire Council, along with our partners, are in the process of developing a Town Improvement Masterplan for Yate, which will set out a...

Additional funding to tackle homelessness welcomed

We have successfully secured a total of almost £1.2 million of Government funding to support our work in keeping rough sleepers from living on...

Street drinking ban comes into force in Staple Hill to bid...

A ban on street drinking has been brought into force in Staple Hill to tackle increasing levels of anti-social behaviour. The Public Spaces Protection Order...

Local Authorities in the region come together to help EU citizens...

With the deadline to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme rapidly approaching, digital ad vans telling EU nationals we’d like them to stay can...

Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy visits South...

Leader of South Gloucestershire Council Cllr Toby Savage joined the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Kwasi Kwarteng MP for...

Local Authorities to host webinar ‘COVID-19: What Now?’

Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset will host a COVID-19 webinar in the lead up to the potential move to step four of the...

New accessible vehicles handed to South Gloucestershire’s community transport operators

Community transport operators in South Gloucestershire received the keys to their new accessible vehicles on Thursday 3 June from officials at South Gloucestershire Council...

Apply for a Discretionary Restart Grant to boost small business recovery

Small businesses in South Gloucestershire are encouraged to apply for a Discretionary Restart Grant of up to £2,000 to help with the financial impact...

High Street changes to support traders and environment developed to help...

Proposals to assure the long-term health and viability of Thornbury’s High Street will be discussed at South Gloucestershire’s Cabinet Meeting, to be held on...

Key milestone complete for £57 million Cribbs Patchway metrobus extension

The £57 million Cribbs Patchway metrobus extension (CPME) has reached a significant milestone following the completion of improvement work at the San Andreas roundabout...

Have your say on our proposed A4174 Junction Improvement Scheme

We are holding a 12 week consultation on our proposed plans to improve a number of junctions on the A4174 ring road. We want to...

New Chair and Vice Chair of South Gloucestershire Council elected

Cllr Ruth Davis has been named as the new Chair of South Gloucestershire Council after being elected by her fellow Councillors at the meeting...

South Gloucestershire Council complete purchase of Kings Chase Shopping Centre as...

South Gloucestershire Council has completed a £10m acquisition of the Kings Chase Shopping Centre and car park in Kingswood in a major step towards...
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Caution the watch word as we move to Step Three on...

Caution the Watch Word as we Move to Step Three on Government Covid-19 Road Map This week, more Covid-19 restrictions have been relaxed as we...

Twice weekly Covid-19 testing kits will be available through mobile facility...

We are introducing a mobile option that will take rapid (lateral flow) asymptomatic testing kits to communities across South Gloucestershire, as part of our...

Transform a child’s life as a foster carer

Foster Care Fortnight takes place from 10 to 23 May and the national campaign aims to raise awareness of fostering and show how foster...

Changes to Universal Community Rapid Testing Programme in South Gloucestershire

Everyone over the age of 16 without Covid-19 symptoms is now being encouraged to take twice weekly rapid (lateral flow) tests, and there are...

£400k handed out to South Gloucestershire community groups and businesses to...

We have distributed ‘Help us Thrive’ funding totaling £400,000 to community groups and businesses in South Gloucestershire to help our local high streets to...

Local Outbreak Management Plan updated to support the next phase of...

South Gloucestershire Council has updated its Local Outbreak Management Plan (LOMP) to guide the next phase of our work to reduce the impact of...

North Somerset rogue trader sentenced for conning NHS worker from Thornbury

A man from North Somerset has been sentenced to 150 hours of unpaid work at Bristol Crown Court for rogue trading offences committed against...

Additional funding to support residents in need due to Covid welcomed

The Council has been granted an additional £133,920 from the Government to help support people struggling to cope financially as a result of the...

Chair and Leader of South Gloucestershire Council send joint letter of...

Following Friday’s announcement (9 April) of the death of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, The Chair of South Gloucestershire Council, Cllr June...