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Update on council’s climate emergency response

by Claire Young on 22 April, 2020

Today is Earth Day, 50 years on from the very first one held. It is happening in highly unusual circumstances but while attention is naturally on the pandemic, the climate emergency hasn’t gone away. Last year Claire secured all party backing for a Climate Emergency declaration here in South Glos. Earlier this year a cross-party […]

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Plenty of plastic at Frampton Cotterell litter pick

by Claire Young on 5 November, 2019

Last week Village Action Litter Busters and Frampton Litter Walks joined forces for their latest litter pick. Claire Young was among the volunteers. The plastic was separated out from the rest of the litter and this was the result. It made up about half of all the litter collected and consisted of plastic bottles, plastic […]

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Drainage works to finish 29th November

by Claire Young on 5 November, 2019

Highways officials have confirmed that the drainage works through Bagstone and Rangeworthy are due to finish on 29th November. The temporary traffic lights will be removed. Thank you to everyone for their patience – and do let us know whether the work has been effective. All the heavy rain we’ve been having is a good […]

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Help clean up Frampton Cotterell

by Claire Young on 25 October, 2019

Village Action Litter Busters are joining with Frampton Litter Walks at 10.00am – 11.30am on Wednesday 30th October for a joint litter pick. They will be starting from Park Farm Village Green (the little green on the corner of Beesmoor Rd and Heather Ave – there’s a way in by the Beesmoor Rd bus stop […]

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Update from this week’s council meeting

by Claire Young on 19 October, 2019

At the South Gloucestershire Council meeting on Wednesday we challenged the Conservatives with questions on: support for children with special needs and disabilities the future of the trading estates on the western side of Yate support for EU citizens applying for settled status recycling of plastic film diversions for roadworks An item on West of […]

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Fly tipping on Hover’s Lane

by Claire Young on 8 October, 2019

On Tuesday Tristan and Claire took South Glos waste officers to Hover’s Lane, off Frampton End Road, to look at what can be done to prevent fly tipping there. The officers agreed to go away and come up with some proposals.

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Find out more about recycling

by Claire Young on 4 October, 2019

If you want to find out more about what happens to your recycling, get along to this talk organised by Plastic Free Frampton Cotterell. It’s at 7pm next Thursday (10th October) in the Zion Church, Woodend Road Frampton Cotterell.

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Climate Change event for environmental groups

by Claire Young on 30 September, 2019

Following the Climate Emergency motion Claire proposed to South Glos Council, as part of the work to implement it the council will be holding an event for climate action and other relevant groups in South Glos. The event is called “Climate Emergency: Supporting the Community Response”. It will be held from 6pm to 8pm on […]

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Climate Emergency protests

by Claire Young on 21 September, 2019

The young people behind the Climate Strike called for adults to join them this week. Claire spoke to Climate Action Thornbury and Surroundings (CATS) at their protest yesterday. You can find out more about the Lib Dem plan to tackle climate change here.

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Update on Rangeworthy/Bagstone drainage works

by Claire Young on 30 August, 2019

South Glos teams have moved south on the B4058 from Bagstone and are now working in the middle of Rangeworthy, outside the Memorial Hall. The good news is that due to the nature of the works they have been able to minimise disruption and in some cases remove traffic management completely. As they’ve gone along […]

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