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Gazette
South Gloucestershire Council takes steps to tackle modern slaverySOUTH Gloucestershire Council is taking action this week to combat and raise aw
Gazette / Posted 16 hours ago
SOUTH Gloucestershire Council is taking action this week to combat and raise awareness of modern slavery and human trafficking. The council has adopted a new modern slavery policy and endorsed an action plan to help combat the practice in and around... Read more
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GAZETTE THROUGH THE YEARS: October 1997 to October 2007to provide it for themselves”. Members of the travellers sub-committee agreed
Gazette / Posted 20 hours ago
to provide it for themselves”. Members of the travellers sub-committee agreed to formulate a response to the paper. SOUTH Gloucestershire Council proved its green credentials by agreeing to build a new eco-friendly council headquarters in... Read more
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Plans for 2,675-home development near A38 in South Gloucestershire approved for second timeand infrastructure, including three schools, a rail station, doctors' surgery,
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and infrastructure, including three schools, a rail station, doctors' surgery, supermarket and care home, was put before South Gloucestershire Council’s development control committee, with the majority voting in support of the plans, with only... Read more
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Thousands of homes on the horizon for South Gloucestershire in final draft of West of England housing planto the Secretary of State for examination next year. In a joint statement, the
Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
to the Secretary of State for examination next year. In a joint statement, the leaders of the four councils, including South Gloucestershire Council leader Cllr Matthew Riddle, said: “Each of the councils in the West of England face a key... Read more
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Dismay at decision to fell iconic 150-old treeof Station Road and Broadway, is to be felled next week. The tree was investig
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of Station Road and Broadway, is to be felled next week. The tree was investigated after it started losing branches. South Gloucestershire Council’s arboricultural officer found it to be diseased and unstable. Cllr Chris Willmore told the... Read more
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Historic Yate tree is to be felledof Station Road and Broadway, is to be felled next week. The tree was investig
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of Station Road and Broadway, is to be felled next week. The tree was investigated after it started losing branches. South Gloucestershire Council’s arboricultural officer found it to be diseased and unstable. Cllr Chris Willmore told the... Read more
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Weston Mercury
Cribbs Causeway expansion will make ‘economic rebirth harder to achieve’ – John Penroseaway’ from Weston, making the town’s ‘economic rebirth a lot harder to achieve’
Weston Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
away’ from Weston, making the town’s ‘economic rebirth a lot harder to achieve’. The £300million expansion was approved by South Gloucestershire Council last year, but outcry from business leaders and politicians elsewhere in the South West... Read more
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Plans for 2,675-home development near A38 in South Gloucestershire approved for second timeand infrastructure, including three schools, a rail station, doctors surgery, s
Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
and infrastructure, including three schools, a rail station, doctors surgery, supermarket and care home, was put before South Gloucestershire Council’s development control committee, with the majority voting in support of the plans, with only... Read more
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Schoolgirl from Thornbury, 10, calls for better road safety with new zebra crossing in letter to councilto do the same at Castle School, as well as starting an online petition. The d
Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
to do the same at Castle School, as well as starting an online petition. The decision to install a crossing would lie with South Gloucestershire Council, but the town council have said they would support Izzie’s cause, adding their voice to the... Read more
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Residents asked to voice opinions on opening hours of South Gloucestershire Sort-it Centresfor working families. Sort-it Centres provide daily coverage for residents to
Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
for working families. Sort-it Centres provide daily coverage for residents to recycle household waste and are run by South Gloucestershire Council. In response to the concerns, Mr Hall raised the issue with SGC’s waste department to... Read more
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Schoolgirl from Thornbury, 10, calls for better road safety with new zebra crossing in letter to councilto do the same at Castle School, as well as starting an online petition. The d
Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
to do the same at Castle School, as well as starting an online petition. The decision to install a crossing would lie with South Gloucestershire Council, but the town council have said they would support Izzie’s cause, adding their voice to the... Read more
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Planning applicationsDairy Farm, Wortley Road, erection of two agricultural storage buildings. THE
Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
Dairy Farm, Wortley Road, erection of two agricultural storage buildings. THE following applications were registered with South Gloucestershire Council between 09.10.17 and 15.10.17. Details can be found on the council's website... Read more
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Concorde museum opens doors to public in South Gloucestershireyet complete for the museum, a considerable amount of support has already come
Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
yet complete for the museum, a considerable amount of support has already come from the likes of Rolls-Royce, Airbus, BAE, South Gloucestershire Council, GKN and Renishaw, as well as players of the National Lottery, with a £4.7million grant coming... Read more
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Residents asked to voice opinions on opening hours of South Gloucestershire Sort-it Centresfor working families. Sort-it Centres provide daily coverage for residents to
Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
for working families. Sort-it Centres provide daily coverage for residents to recycle household waste and are run by South Gloucestershire Council. In response to the concerns, Mr Hall raised the issue with SGC’s waste department to... Read more
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Wheels in motion as fundraising to build BMX tracks in Wotton edges closer to £20,000 targetFoundation – which as a 999-year lease for the site – the many people who have
Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
Foundation – which as a 999-year lease for the site – the many people who have helped fundraise and a £220,000 pledge from South Gloucestershire Council last year. The BMX track will be a 200-metre long S-shape suitable for amateurs and more... Read more
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PICS: Homeowner tells of 'lucky escape' after lorry crashes into garden in Thornburyenough to accommodate both lorries and parked cars. There should be double yell
Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
enough to accommodate both lorries and parked cars. There should be double yellow lines all the way down it,” he said. A South Gloucestershire Council spokesman said: “No waiting restriction schemes are currently planned for this location. “Due... Read more
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Planning department weekly listThe following applications have been received by South Gloucestershire Council
Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
The following applications have been received by South Gloucestershire Council between 02.10.17 and 08.10.17. Almondsbury: GFP II Ltd, Severn Road, Hallen, installation of gas-fuelled capacity mechanism to support National Grid; Charlie Leflaive, 47... Read more
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South Gloucestershire refugee named Community Learner of the Yearlanguages courses and spent hours learning the language at home in Patchway. H
Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
languages courses and spent hours learning the language at home in Patchway. His efforts have since been recognised by South Gloucestershire Council, who presented him with the award at an event, organised by our community learning team to... Read more
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Homeowner tells of 'lucky escape' after lorry crashes into garden in Thornburyenough to accommodate both lorries and parked cars. There should be double yell
Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
enough to accommodate both lorries and parked cars. There should be double yellow lines all the way down it,” he said. A South Gloucestershire Council spokesman said: “No waiting restriction schemes are currently planned for this location. “Due... Read more
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Gazette
Lorry crash drama in Thornburyenough to accommodate both lorries and parked cars. There should be double yell
Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
enough to accommodate both lorries and parked cars. There should be double yellow lines all the way down it,” he said. A South Gloucestershire Council spokesperson said: “No waiting restriction schemes are currently planned for this... Read more
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Residents find out how Buckover garden village fits into South Gloucestershire’s housing plansfor government support and funding have been turned down. Nevertheless, the pl
Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
for government support and funding have been turned down. Nevertheless, the plans appear to be looked on favourably by South Gloucestershire Council and the West of England Combined Authority, with the proposals being allocated up to 2,200... Read more
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GAZETTE COMMENT: The costs of cost-cutting in educationthan a century, and should it go, all that history could be lost along with it.
Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
than a century, and should it go, all that history could be lost along with it. This is a factor that both the trust and South Gloucestershire Council should be looking at in depth before any decision is made. Concerns have already been raised... Read more
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New chapter for Chipping Sodbury as library relaunches with volunteer-run serviceNORMAL service is set to resume at Chipping Sodbury Library this week, thanks t
Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
NORMAL service is set to resume at Chipping Sodbury Library this week, thanks to a dedicated group of volunteers. With South Gloucestershire Council facing a budget squeeze, the facility was earmarked for closure last year. But thanks to the... Read more
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Proposals to be unveiled for selling off Castle School sixth form site in Thornburyand Local Government for approval. A report for the initiative, covering Thorn
Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
and Local Government for approval. A report for the initiative, covering Thornbury, is due to be unveiled during South Gloucestershire Council’s cabinet meeting on November 6. A spokesman for CSET said: “Castle School Education Trust are... Read more
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'We need to think about our children': Inaugural meeting held into potential cycling and walking path to link Wotton, Charfield and Kingswoodwas actually proposed in 2000 and has been identified by Gloucestershire County
Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
was actually proposed in 2000 and has been identified by Gloucestershire County Council as a cross-boundary project [with South Gloucestershire Council],” she said. “I think it would encourage more independence for young people and if Charfield... Read more
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Residents call for public meeting over 'misguided' and 'detrimental' plans to move Thornbury's Armstrong Hall and libraryforward would see a full refurbishment of the Armstrong Hall. Both sets of pla
Gazette / Posted 22 days ago
forward would see a full refurbishment of the Armstrong Hall. Both sets of plans put forward by Thornbury Town Council and South Gloucestershire Council, estimated to cost several million pounds, have been on show in recent weeks, as part of a... Read more
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GAZETTE COMMENT: Change and controversyexpect answers to their questions. Hopefully, by the time a date is set for th
Gazette / Posted 23 days ago
expect answers to their questions. Hopefully, by the time a date is set for the public meeting, Thornbury Town Council and South Gloucestershire Council will come prepared and everything will be laid on the table for the community to make an... Read more
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Potential foster carers in South Gloucestershire are invited to find out how they could change a child's lifeto take place at the Council Offices in Badminton Road, Yate, on Thursday, 5 Oc
Gazette / Posted 23 days ago
to take place at the Council Offices in Badminton Road, Yate, on Thursday, 5 October 5, from 7pm to 9pm. A spokesman for South Gloucestershire Council said: "Our fostering information evenings are very informal, offering an easy way to find out... Read more
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Which Bristol café bar chain is set to open a new site in Thornbury?next couple of weeks, and if all goes according to plan we hope to open early i
Gazette / Posted 24 days ago
next couple of weeks, and if all goes according to plan we hope to open early in the New Year. “ The firm have applied to South Gloucestershire Council for a premises license, which will be discussed by Thornbury Town Council at their full council... Read more
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Planning department weekly listTHE following applications have been received by South Gloucestershire Council
Gazette / Posted 24 days ago
THE following applications have been received by South Gloucestershire Council between 18.09.17 and 24.09.17. Almondsbury: Andrew Butler, Morrison Supermarket, Lysander Road, Patchway, change of use of car park to car wash/ valeting area, erection... Read more
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Residents call for public meeting over 'misguided' and 'detrimental' plans to move Thornbury's Armstrong Hall and libraryforward would see a full refurbishment of the Armstrong Hall. Both sets of pla
Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
forward would see a full refurbishment of the Armstrong Hall. Both sets of plans put forward by Thornbury Town Council and South Gloucestershire Council, estimated to cost several million pounds, have been on show in recent weeks, as part of a... Read more
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Chipping Sodbury business duo 'delighted' to host South Gloucestershire’s women’s business eventTraining, organised the evening session at Bristol and Bath Science Park earlie
Gazette / Posted 26 days ago
Training, organised the evening session at Bristol and Bath Science Park earlier this month. The free event, sponsored by South Gloucestershire Council, was opened by council chief executive Amanda Deeks, who welcomed 80 women to an evening of... Read more
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Join volunteers and help spruce up Yate and Chipping Sodbury’s green spacesand keep it looking good,” said Emma Morrison, of the Friends. “Last year, we
Gazette / Posted 28 days ago
and keep it looking good,” said Emma Morrison, of the Friends. “Last year, we were fortunate to receive a grant from South Gloucestershire Council allowing the purchase of new tools for use on workdays. “This has meant that more people can... Read more
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More than 6,000 children across South Gloucestershire take part in summer reading challengereading over the holiday.” Celebrating the success of all the children taking
Gazette / Posted 28 days ago
reading over the holiday.” Celebrating the success of all the children taking part, Cllr Rachael Hunt, vice-chairman of South Gloucestershire Council, who presented the awards at Yate Library, said: “It’s outstanding that so many South... Read more
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New £150,000 classroom in Thornbury primary school will 'make a difference'school year. With numbers having increased dramatically in recent years, the s
Gazette / Posted 29 days ago
school year. With numbers having increased dramatically in recent years, the school was in need of more space and asked South Gloucestershire Council for help in accommodating their pupils. The council responded with the proposal to build a new... Read more
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Planning applications weekly listTHE following applications have been registered with South Gloucestershire Coun
Gazette / Posted a month ago
THE following applications have been registered with South Gloucestershire Council between 11.09.17 and 17.09.17. Charfield: Oak Tree House, Underhill Road, works to crown reduce oak tree to leave a height of 5.5 metres and a radial spread of 8.9... Read more
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Danish style self-service-libraries to open in Winterbourne, Yate and Thornburywithdrawn. Also, the Chipping Sodbury library will now be run by volunteers, wi
Gazette / Posted a month ago
withdrawn. Also, the Chipping Sodbury library will now be run by volunteers, with the support of Sodbury Town Council, with South Gloucestershire Council continuing to fund the costs of the service and the training of new volunteers. In the Severn... Read more

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