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Have your say on waste

by Claire Young on 28 June, 2019

How we deal with our rubbish and recycling – and how we reduce it – is a hot topic. South Glos Council is currently carrying out two consultations on waste. The council want your views on their draft Waste Strategy for 2020 onwards. They want to focus on what’s known as a ‘circular economy’ for […]

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Unauthorised encampment at Iron Acton

by Claire Young on 31 May, 2019

Iron Acton Parish Council have posted a notice about the unauthorised encampment on the village green on their website. South Glos Council now has a page providing updates on unauthorised encampments, which is updated daily. They also have a protocol for dealing with unauthorised sites and details of how to report them.

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Ruffet Road water leak

by Claire Young on 28 February, 2019

If you’ve passed through Henfield recently, you may have noticed water running down Ruffet Road from the Henfield Road end. This was reported to your Focus Team by one of the Westerleigh Parish Councillors, who had been told by Bristol Water that it was a blocked drain and the responsibility of South Glos Council. Investigations […]

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Have your say on local issues

by Claire Young on 31 October, 2018

In the coming weeks there are Community Engagement Forum meetings in Yate (which includes the Westerleigh ward part of Dodington Parish), Winterbourne (which covers an area including Coalpit Heath, Frampton Cotterell, Westerleigh and Iron Acton) and Thornbury (which covers an area including Tytherington). 7.00pm on Tuesday 6th November, at Tyndale School, Tyndale Avenue, Yate BS37 […]

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Have your say on local issues next Tuesday

by Claire Young on 10 July, 2018

The latest Community Engagement Forum for our villages including Frampton Cotterell, Coalpit Heath, Westerleigh & Iron Acton is next Tuesday, 17th July, at 7.30pm in The Greenfield Centre, Winterbourne, BS36 1NJ. As well as the usual opportunity to raise local issues, there will be a presentation from the South Glos Rogue Trading Team.

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Yate Community Engagement Forum

by Claire Young on 27 June, 2018

The Yate Community Engagement Forum, which covers the Dodington Parish part of Westerleigh ward, meets at 7pm on Thursday 5th July at Chipping Sodbury Baptist Church, High Street, Chipping Sodbury BS37 6AH. This is your chance to have your say on local issues.

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Help families in crisis this summer

by Claire Young on 7 June, 2018

Could you donate food items to help families in crisis? The Foodbank Project consists of a ‘holiday hunger’ service to provide parcels of lunch items during the long summer holiday for children who usually have free school meals. ESQUIRES Coffee, Yate is holding an inaugural Big Community Day this Saturday, 9 June at Yate Riverside […]

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Celebrating Carers Week (11-17 June)

by Claire Young on 6 June, 2018

Next week is Carers Week (11-17 June). It’s an annual awareness campaign to bring caring right out into the open – recognising and celebrating the contribution carers make to families and communities throughout the UK. This Carers Week we want to draw attention to the brilliant local carers in our area who work tirelessly, often […]

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Mud on road near Beech Hill

by Claire Young on 3 April, 2018

Thank you to those who have raised concerns that tipping has started at Beech Hill Farm and there is mud on the road. I raised this with the relevant officers at South Gloucestershire Council, who have promised to investigate.

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Taking up your concerns

by Claire Young on 22 March, 2018

Thanks to everyone who filled in our survey recently – you can fill it in online here. We have been busy following up the issues you raised. Claire Young took up the issue of anti-social behaviour at the bottom of St Saviour’s Rise with the police beat manager at the Community Engagement Forum. He assured […]

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