Statement issued on behalf of Sara Blackmore, director of public health at South Gloucestershire Council following the news that South Gloucestershire is to remain at the Tier 3 (very high) Covid-19 alert level, while the neighbouring area of Bristol will drop down to Tier 2 from Saturday 19th December 2020.Continue reading
A pilot programme to test college students who are not showing any symptoms for Covid-19 will begin in South Gloucestershire this week. As part of its measures to help the district move out of the Tier 3 alert level, South Gloucestershire Council is also launching a local contact tracing service.Continue reading
An open letter from local health and care leaders: As a group of local NHS and care organisations working on your behalf, our focus is now to get services back to their pre-pandemic levels ahead of winter. This won’t be easy – coronavirus has changed the way we run services and how many people we can see in person at any one time.Continue reading
South Gloucestershire’s first coronavirus community testing facility is set to open on Thursday 1st October at the University of the West of England’s Frenchay Campus. It will provide more capacity for local residents, and also for students at the university.Continue reading
Residents in the West of England are being invited to ‘find joy in the journey’ by swapping short car journeys for walking or cycling to help reduce congestion and improve air quality in the region. A new campaign aims to boost health and wellbeing as well as helping to build a cleaner, greener future for the region.Continue reading
The first of a number of new measures planned in communities across South Gloucestershire to help pedestrians and cyclists move around whilst social distancing has been put into place on the A4174 Ring Road in Filton.
The changes are in response to changing transport habits in light of the Covid-19 (coronavirus) pandemic and they come as lockdown restrictions are being gradually eased.Continue reading
South Gloucestershire Council has announced that three of its four Sort It recycling centres will reopen on Saturday 16th May after being temporarily closed due to the coronavirus emergency.
Sort It recycling centres at Mangotsfield, Thornbury and Yate will open with some restrictions around the type of waste that can be disposed of, and essential social distancing measures in place to keep people safe.Continue reading
Weekly recycling collections are to resume across South Gloucestershire from Wednesday 13th May after being temporarily changed to keep essential collections running during the Covid-19 (coronavirus) emergency.Continue reading
South Gloucestershire Council has announced that it is to resume its ‘green bin’ garden waste collection service from Monday 27th April 2020.
The service has been temporarily suspended since late March in order to prioritise black bin waste and recycling collections from households – in response to the challenges posed by the outbreak of Covid-19 (coronavirus).Continue reading
South Gloucestershire Council has announced changes to its waste collection service in response to the challenges posed by the Covid-19 (coronavirus) emergency.Continue reading