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Vaccine event for people with disabilities

by Claire Young on 27 February, 2021

Online vaccine information and listening event for disabled people, Thursday 4 March To support disabled people in South Gloucestershire to make an informed decision about Covid-19 vaccinations, South Gloucestershire Council, Healthwatch South Gloucestershire, and South Gloucestershire Disability Equality Network are organising an event with local representatives from the NHS and Public Health to provide guidance […]

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Disposing of unused community surge tests

by Claire Young on 27 February, 2021

If you recently collected a community surge test from one of the Collect and Drop sites, you can no longer return the test as the programme has finished. Please help protect the waste collection crews by disposing of kits safely. If kits have been opened, the contents should be packed back up in the kit […]

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Stephen Williams – housing survey

by Claire Young on 25 February, 2021

Stephen Williams, the Lib Dem candidate for regional Mayor, is asking for your views on housing. You can complete his survey here.

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Latest Community Engagement Forum

by Claire Young on 25 February, 2021

The next Community Engagement Forum will be another online meeting, at 2pm on Wednesday 3rd March. The meetings are usually held in the evening, but all the Community Engagement Forum meetings have to be fitted in before the campaign period for the May elections starts. That means some meetings have been moved to the day […]

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New rapid testing centre in Yate

by Claire Young on 23 February, 2021

You can now book a Covid-19 rapid test at Yate, as well as at Kingswood and Bradley Stoke. Yate Parish Hall is open for rapid tests 7 days a week. Rapid tests (also known as lateral flow tests) are for people who are 16 years or older without coronavirus symptoms, that live or work in […]

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Lockdown roadmap

by Claire Young on 23 February, 2021

The Government has announced the following roadmap out of lockdown. The dates are subject to review, depending on the data.

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Reminder – have your say on Local Plan

by Claire Young on 21 February, 2021

Time is running out to have your say in the first of the public consultations on the new South Glos Local Plan. The deadline is next Monday, 1st March 2021. The new Local Plan will shape our area for the next 15 years. This consultation is on the Phase 1 – Issues and Approaches document. […]

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Lockdown survey – closes tomorrow

by Claire Young on 20 February, 2021

South Glos are keen to hear about residents’ experiences of lockdown in the last few weeks. By completing this survey by Sunday 21 February it will help them better support local people and organisations as they continue to deal with the effects of the pandemic. If you completed the council’s community survey over Christmas, then […]

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New test centre opens

by Claire Young on 20 February, 2021

A new Local Test Site for people with coronavirus symptoms has opened at Courtside car park, next to Courtside Surgery, in Yate, BS37 4DQ, this week. This new site replaces a Mobile Testing Unit previously sited at Culvert Avenue, Yate, which will close on Sunday (21 February). The new site in Courtside car park will […]

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Community surge testing ends on Sunday

by Claire Young on 19 February, 2021

The community surge testing in parts of Bristol and South Gloucestershire – including everyone living or working within the area with a postcode starting “BS37 8” – ends on Sunday 21st February. Over 36,500 tests have already been completed across the two council areas. Thank you to everyone who has been tested, as well as […]

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