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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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Have your say on the council budget

by Claire Young on 19 October, 2019

It’s time once again to have your say on the Conservative South Glos Council’s budget proposals. For 2020/21 they include a Council Tax rise of 1.99% and a new Adult Social Care Precept of 2%, adding £59.22 per year to a Band D Council Tax bill. There was a great fanfare about extra money from […]

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Pat and Dave Hockey appointed Aldermen

by Claire Young on 26 July, 2019

Last week South Gloucestershire Council appointed Pat and Dave Hockey Honorary Aldermen, to mark their long and dedicated service to the community. 

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Update on Bagstone drainage works

by Claire Young on 28 June, 2019

The Flood Resilience Project in Bagstone already appears to be improving the local drainage systems. In the recent heavy rain there were fewer puddles and less surface water on the road. By last week they were down to the Rose and Crown pub. They have encountered more complex problems than expected, including extensive pipe damage, […]

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Street Care satisfaction survey

by Claire Young on 14 June, 2019

South Gloucestershire Council’s Street Care department provides services including waste collections, maintaining the roads and pavements, street lighting and gritting. They are currently running their annual satisfaction survey. You have until 7th July to make comments.

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Contacting your Focus Team

by Claire Young on 10 May, 2019

For council-related issues, you can now contact your Focus Team using these email addresses: [email protected]@[email protected] You may have been used to calling Claire on her council landline (01454 864086). The council is now removing all councillor landlines and replacing them with mobile phones. Claire’s new council number is 07596 338080 or you can use our […]

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Have your say on Council budget

by Claire Young on 11 December, 2018

There is still time to let South Glos know what you think about the council budget, which will be decided in February. You can find out more and have your say on the consultation website until 31st December.

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Have you say on dog fouling enforcement

by Claire Young on 7 December, 2018

South Gloucestershire Council is proposing to make a Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) in relation to dog fouling. This would extend the types of land on which people have to clear up after their dogs to include Commons, woodland, farmland and heathland. It would also give authorised officers the power to require a person in […]

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Having your say on trading estate waiting restrictions

by Claire Young on 12 November, 2018

South Glos has launched a review of waiting restrictions on the trading estates on the edge of Yate, which lie in Westerleigh and Iron Acton Parishes. They propose introducing extra double yellow lines restrictions to help with access and movement of HGVs through the estates and to protect existing dropped kerbs. They also propose revising […]

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Have your say on removal of recycling bags

by Claire Young on 9 November, 2018

South Glos Council wants to know your views on their plan to stop providing white and green bags for recycling and ask you to use green boxes for all your recycling materials. You can find the consultation here – you have until 25th January 2019 to have your say. Do let your Focus Team know […]

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