Mystery shoppers probe digital switchover advice

South Gloucestershire Trading Standards have conducted a mystery shopper exercise to assess the advice being given to consumers in the run up to Christmas about the digital switchover. The exercise took place in October with Trading Standards officers ringing 19 aerial installers and visiting eight local retail premises to ask a series of questions about the forthcoming digital switchover, scheduled

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Police urge motorists to avoid M4

Police were called to reports of a multi vehicle road traffic collision on the M4 this morning at about 6am. The incident occurred between the exit and entry slip roads of junction 18 (Tormarton, A46 Bath turn-off) and involved three lorries, which had been in collision with the central reservation. One of the vehicles was carrying what is believed to

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Police hope to keep the horror out of Halloween

South Gloucestershire Police hope Halloween will hold no horrors for local people this year. Officers have worked with schools, shops, the community and council to try to ensure people who want to celebrate the festival can do so safely, without causing problems for those who don’t. South Gloucestershire Police District Superintendent Steve Jeffries said: “Traditionally, October 31 has been one

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Consultation opens on new traffic signals and road widening at the Kingsfield Roundabout

South Gloucestershire Council has opened a public consultation on plans for new traffic signals and road widening at the Kingsfield Roundabout on the A4174 Ring Road at its junction with the A4174 Marsham Way. The proposals include: Traffic lights to control the traffic on all the main approaches to the junction, with the exception of Leisure Road which will remain

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