Photo showing road space temporarily cordoned off on the A4174 in Filton.

New measures introduced to assist social distancing whilst walking and cycling

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.

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Photo of a South Gloucestershire Council 'Sort It' recycling centre.

South Glos tips to reopen, but garden waste and recyclables won’t be accepted

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.

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