Frampton Cotterell Focus Team

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Changes to landline phones

by Claire Young on 23 January, 2024

You may have heard that landline phone services are changing. The old analogue phone network is being replaced with newer digital technology – a system called “Voice over Internet Protocol” (VoIP), also known as digital landline or “Digital Voice” in the case of BT. Although the new system will mainly work as it always has, […]

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Have your say on draft Local Plan

by Claire Young on 7 January, 2024

The Lib Dem-led administration is pushing to get the new Local Plan in place as soon as possible, to protect our much-loved countryside from unplanned, speculative development. It protects the Frome Valley Green Belt and says no to sites which have seen recent developer interest, including: Having fought against the discredited and abandoned plan to […]

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Merry Christmas

by Claire Young on 22 December, 2023

Merry Christmas from your Focus Team! We hope you will find the following information useful:

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A432 bridge to be replaced

by Claire Young on 17 December, 2023

National Highways have announced they will be replacing their A432 bridge over the M4 near the Wick Wick roundabout. The road will remain shut for approximately two years. The council has updated its web page dedicated to this issue. As Leader of Council, Claire Young has recorded another video with her Co-Leader where they put […]

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Beacon Lane resurfacing

by Claire Young on 6 November, 2023

The council will be resurfacing Beacon Lane, Winterbourne starting this evening Monday 6th November). The works will happen over night from 20:00 to 06:00 and it’s scheduled for two weeks (working days only). Officers apologise for the short notice but we wanted to take advantage of the opportunity that has arisen before the cold weather […]

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This coming week Cabinet Members and officers from South Glos Council will be holding drop-in sessions where you can speak to us face-to-face about our budget, waste & recycling, libraries and streetlighting consultations. We also want to hear your views on where you live and what you would like us to focus on in the […]

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Review of polling stations

by Claire Young on 4 October, 2023

South Glos Council is currently carrying out a review of polling stations. No changes are recommended in Frampton Cotterell ward, but if you have any concerns about the polling stations used in May, please feed them into the review.

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Green Community Travel trips

by Claire Young on 3 October, 2023

Tues 7th Nov – Lunch The Lamb Inn Iron Acton – £8.00 Thurs 9th Nov – Shopping The Mall Cribbs Causeway – £11.00 Mon 13th Nov – Lunch The Sandringham Downend – £9.00 Thurs 16th Nov – Experience Empowering Futures (1.00 – 3.00pm).  Enjoy a sing along, lovely views, log fire & animal interaction. Fully accessible ramp at […]

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Greening the High Street funding

by Claire Young on 21 September, 2023

South Gloucestershire Council has launched its ‘Greening the High Street’ fund to support sustainable planting schemes in the high streets. The council is looking to support community-led projects that increase biodiversity and that are designed to respond to our changing climate, creating spaces for both nature and people to enjoy. They are offering grants of […]

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Apply for school

by Claire Young on 19 September, 2023

If your child is due to start primary or secondary school in September 2024, you can now apply online. You can find out more about both secondary admissions and primary admissions on the South Glos website. The deadline for secondary school applications is 31 October 2023. The deadline for primary, infant and junior applications is […]

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