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Councillors slam NHS plans to build new homes on Frenchay Hospital siteCOUNCILLORS in South Gloucestershire Council have blasted an NHS Trust’s plan t
Gazette / Posted 12 hours ago
COUNCILLORS in South Gloucestershire Council have blasted an NHS Trust’s plan to build houses on the site of Frenchay Hospital. The shock announcement was made during Wednesday’s meeting of the council’s health scrutiny committee, when it was... Read more
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Planning Department Weekly Listto rear of property, garage conversion, new parking hardstanding. The followin
Gazette / Posted 17 hours ago
to rear of property, garage conversion, new parking hardstanding. The following planning applications were registered with South Gloucestershire Council between 8.1.18 and 14.1.18. Chipping Sodbury: 2 Mead Road, discharge of Condition 3 (Boundary... Read more
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Cannabis plants found abandoned on roadside by mum on school runthe police again, Joanne said that “they weren’t particularly bothered about it
Gazette / Posted 18 hours ago
the police again, Joanne said that “they weren’t particularly bothered about it”, that they had put a report out to South Gloucestershire Council, who should have gone out to collect it. The Gazette is awaiting a response from both Avon and... Read more
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Green spaces in Thornbury, Yate and Chipping Sodbury set for upgrades thanks to £570,000 fundingThornbury, Chipping Sodbury and Yate are set to receive a massive £570,000 inve
Gazette / Posted yesterday
Thornbury, Chipping Sodbury and Yate are set to receive a massive £570,000 investment for upgrades and improvements from South Gloucestershire Council. The Section 106 funding, which comes from developer contributions as new houses are built in... Read more
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'Vile and offensive' vandalism closes Castle School in Thornburyto be rescheduled. The Sixth Form site remains open today. Meanwhile, the lowe
Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
to be rescheduled. The Sixth Form site remains open today. Meanwhile, the lower school site, which is being cleaned by South Gloucestershire Council staff, will re-open tomorrow. “The staff have been in today and have been extremely helpful... Read more
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Around 100 small-to-medium sized business in South Gloucestershire to save money on rates this yearAROUND 100 small and medium-sized firms in South Gloucestershire could save mon
Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
AROUND 100 small and medium-sized firms in South Gloucestershire could save money on business rates this year. South Gloucestershire Council is currently writing to eligible businesses to invite them to apply for rate relief for the coming... Read more
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Oldbury residents called on to help shape village for the futureolder people looking to downsize, due to the village being on a flood plain. B
Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
older people looking to downsize, due to the village being on a flood plain. But the steering group have since worked with South Gloucestershire Council to produce a strategic flood risk assessment, which they have used along with the previous... Read more
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Smaller black bins to be rolled out in South Gloucestershire from Mondaywheeled bins used for non-recyclable waste, with the complete swap expected to
Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
wheeled bins used for non-recyclable waste, with the complete swap expected to take place over the next three months. South Gloucestershire Council claim that 52 per cent of household waste that goes into refuse bins could be recycled, and the... Read more
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Planning Department Weekly List23 Westfields, external wall wrap around insulated render system. The followin
Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
23 Westfields, external wall wrap around insulated render system. The following planning applications were registered with South Gloucestershire Council between 1.1.18 and 1.7.18. Alveston: Cross Hands, The Down, demolition of existing public... Read more
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370-home development in Thornbury goes to appeal after South Gloucestershire Council fail to make decisionDEVELOPERS behind a proposed 370-home site in Thornbury have appealed against S
Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
DEVELOPERS behind a proposed 370-home site in Thornbury have appealed against South Gloucestershire Council’s failure to make a decision on their application. Bovis Homes, which originally put forward plans to build 400 new properties behind the... Read more
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Date set for town meeting to discuss future of Armstrong Hall in Thornburynumber of concerns regarding the proposals, including finances and ownership of
Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
number of concerns regarding the proposals, including finances and ownership of the facility, given the centre is owned by South Gloucestershire Council. Subsequently calls were made for a town meeting to ensure all questions have been answered... Read more
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Grant support due to end for Yate's lifeline mobility service“We hope we can continue this vital much needed service for our users, but that
Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
“We hope we can continue this vital much needed service for our users, but that is dependent on continued funding.” A South Gloucestershire Council spokesman said: “Funding via the Better Care, Stronger Communities grant was awarded to... Read more
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Potential foster carers invited to find out how they could change a child's lifeSouth Gloucestershire. As part of a drive to seek out new carers who could mak
Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
South Gloucestershire. As part of a drive to seek out new carers who could make a real difference to young people's lives, South Gloucestershire Council is hosting an information evening in Yate on Thursday, January 18. At the event, experienced... Read more
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Planning Department Weekly Listalso created excessive shade, meaning lawn is unable to thrive. The following
Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
also created excessive shade, meaning lawn is unable to thrive. The following planning applications were registered with South Gloucestershire Council between 11.12.17 and 18.12.17. Almondsbury: 17 Oaklands Drive, discharge of condition 3 (Bin... Read more
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2,000 home plan is 'bombshell' for Iron Actonhas now issued a response to the document, stating that they believe it is ‘leg
Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
has now issued a response to the document, stating that they believe it is ‘legally non-compliant’. A spokesman for South Gloucestershire Council said: “The proposed areas for development have typically been identified in the headings... Read more
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New Thornbury preschool building on the verge of completiontax exempt, meaning the project would cost them £350,000. Following interventi
Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
tax exempt, meaning the project would cost them £350,000. Following intervention from Thornbury and Yate MP Luke Hall and South Gloucestershire Council, the council agreed to take the reins of the building project to ensure its completion, and... Read more
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2,000 home plan is 'bombshell' for Iron Actonhas now issued a response to the document, stating that they believe it is ‘leg
Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
has now issued a response to the document, stating that they believe it is ‘legally non-compliant’. A spokesman for South Gloucestershire Council said: “The proposed areas for development have typically been identified in the headings... Read more
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Disrupted rubbish collections in Stroud, Dursley and Cirencester areasbe suspended from Christmas Day for two weeks. Collections will return to thei
Gazette / Posted 22 days ago
be suspended from Christmas Day for two weeks. Collections will return to their normal timetable on Tuesday, January 9. South Gloucestershire Council: Arrangements are unaffected by the weather. Collections will not take place on New Year's... Read more
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Distrupted rubbish collections in Stroud, Dursley and Cirencester areasbe suspended from Christmas Day for two weeks. Collections will return to thei
Gazette / Posted 22 days ago
be suspended from Christmas Day for two weeks. Collections will return to their normal timetable on Tuesday, January 9. South Gloucestershire Council: Arrangements are unaffected by the weather. Collections will not take place on New Year's... Read more
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Provision of SEN services in South Gloucestershire 'raises significant concerns', say Ofsted and CQCthe inspection raised "significant concerns about the effectiveness of the loca
Gazette / Posted 26 days ago
the inspection raised "significant concerns about the effectiveness of the local area". As a result, Ofsted have demanded South Gloucestershire Council to provide a written statement of action, explaining how they will tackle the numerous... Read more
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GAZETTE COMMENT: The strain of mass houses on villagesinfrastructure is coming to support this expansion? As far as anyone can see, a
Gazette / Posted 26 days ago
infrastructure is coming to support this expansion? As far as anyone can see, a park and share and a community centre that no one asked for. Hopefully South Gloucestershire Council will at least put the developers’ financial contributions to good u... Read more
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Provision of SEN services in South Gloucestershire 'slow' but 'improving', say Ofsted and CQCspecial educational needs and disabilities are among our top priorities. “We l
Gazette / Posted 28 days ago
special educational needs and disabilities are among our top priorities. “We look forward to working with our partners in South Gloucestershire Council and community health providers to implement our agreed service development and improvement... Read more
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UKIP councillor cleared of conduct breach after investigation into 'racist' tweethe was the one who sent it. Cllr Philip Winter, who sits on Almondsbury Parish
Gazette / Posted 28 days ago
he was the one who sent it. Cllr Philip Winter, who sits on Almondsbury Parish Council, was put under investigation by South Gloucestershire Council after a racial slur was made from his personal Twitter account back in February. The... Read more
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Heating grants ensure one thousand households across the region will become `warm and well’Cotswold District Council, Forest of Dean District Council, Gloucester City Cou
Gazette / Posted 30 days ago
Cotswold District Council, Forest of Dean District Council, Gloucester City Council, Tewkesbury Borough Council and South Gloucestershire Council, and is supported by the Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group. Councillor Simon... Read more
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Climate change strategy consultation launched by South Gloucestershire Councilcommunities and businesses are being invited to have their say on South Glouces
Gazette / Posted a month ago
communities and businesses are being invited to have their say on South Gloucestershire’s attitude to climate change. South Gloucestershire Council have been working with South Gloucestershire Strategic Partnership to put together a revised... Read more

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