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Garden waste collections cancelled

by Claire Young on 23 July, 2021

The council has cancelled the rest of this week’s garden waste collections in order to focus on the recycling collections. If your weekly recycling collection was missed on Wednesday 21 July it will now be collected on Saturday 24 July. Please put your containers out by 7am. The delays to collections are because of staff […]

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Beat the heat

by Claire Young on 17 July, 2021

In the current hot weather, Public Health England have released this advice on how to beat the heat:

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Covid latest

by Claire Young on 17 July, 2021

This week the Government confirmed its plans for lifting the remaining Covid-19 restrictions on 19 July but emphasised the need to proceed slowly and with caution.  Despite the announcement that most legal restrictions will be removed, the pandemic is far from over. In South Gloucestershire, our community infection rates continue to rise and there has […]

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Summer Reading Scheme launched

by Claire Young on 16 July, 2021

South Gloucestershire Council Libraries are inviting local children, aged between 4 and 11 to head to their library this summer to join the ‘Wild World Heroes’, Summer Reading Challenge 2021. Our local Libraries and The Reading Agency have partnered with World Wildlife Foundation (WWF) for this year’s Challenge, which is a celebration of nature and […]

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All Age Learning Disabilities Strategy

by Claire Young on 16 July, 2021

South Gloucestershire Council, in partnership with key stakeholders, are co-producing and developing an All Age Learning Disabilities Strategy that will align with other council strategies. Alongside the engagement work South Gloucestershire Council has undertaken with children and young people with learning disabilities, it wants to hear from adults with learning disabilities as well as parent/carers […]

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Walk-in vaccine clinics this weekend

by Claire Young on 16 July, 2021

Saturday 17 July 10am-6pm: Primark, 1-27 The Horsefair, Broadmead, Bristol BS1 3BB. Pfizer vaccine available for people who are 18 and over. This clinic is for first dose vaccines only. 8:30am-6pm: Vaccination Centre @ UWE Bristol, Coldharbour Ln, Stoke Gifford, Bristol, BS34 8QZ. AstraZeneca and Moderna vaccine available for people are 18 and over. You can get your first dose or […]

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Local NHS under pressure

by Claire Young on 9 July, 2021

Local NHS services are extremely busy at the moment. Check which service you need before attending to be seen as quickly as possible. The NHS website also has useful information on conditions and symptoms, including what to do and when to get help.

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Last chance for Green Grants

by Claire Young on 9 July, 2021

West of England Green Business Grants support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to improve the energy efficiency of their buildings and business operations. This helps reduce greenhouse gas emissions and can save businesses money on energy bills. The deadline for applications has been extended until 11 July 2021. Find out more and apply here. 

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Financial support this summer

by Claire Young on 9 July, 2021

If your finances have been affected by Covid-19 and you are concerned about supporting your family during the school holidays, apply now for the community resilience fund here or you can pop into one of the council’s One Stop Shops in Kingswood, Patchway or Yate.

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Fly tipper prosecuted

by Claire Young on 9 July, 2021

A man from Siston has been sentenced to 18 weeks in prison suspended for a year, 200 hours of unpaid work and ordered to pay a total of £2391 in prosecution and clear up costs following the discovery of a fly-tip at Henfield Road, South Gloucestershire in August 2020. You can read more on the […]

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