Changes to waste collection services due to the coronavirus emergency

Photo of Cllr Rachael Hunt standing in front of a recycling collection vehicle.

South Gloucestershire Council has announced changes to its waste collection service in response to the challenges posed by the Covid-19 (coronavirus) emergency. Black bins will continue to be collected fortnightly as normal, but recycling and food waste collections will change from weekly to fortnightly (on the same day as the black bin collection). The revised collection schedule will commence on […]

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Council earmarks £30k of funding to support community events marking 75th anniversary of VE Day

Logo of the VE Day 75th anniversary celebration.

South Gloucestershire Council has announced that £30,000 is being made available for grants to organisations planning events to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of VE Day (Victory in Europe Day), over the bank holiday weekend, from Friday 8th to Sunday 10th May 2020. The funding was approved as part of the Budget for 2020/21, which was agreed by Full Council on […]

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Winterbourne Medieval Barn wins Heritage Lottery Fund support

Winterbourne Medieval Barn.

South Gloucestershire Council, in partnership with Winterbourne Medieval Barn Trust, has received initial support from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to help restore Winterbourne Medieval Barn. Development funding of £165,000 has been awarded to help South Gloucestershire Council and the Winterbourne Medieval Barn Trust (WMBT) progress proposals to apply for further funding before December 2017. The total amount of grant […]

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Changes to Sort It recycling centres in South Glos

Little Stoke Sort It centre.

South Gloucestershire Council (SGC) has announced changes to its Sort It recycling and waste disposal centres to help improve their efficiency and to deter non-residents and commercial users from using the sites. From Thursday 1st October, the opening times for all of the Sort It centres will change to 8.30am to 4.30pm. These times will apply all year round (except Christmas Day, […]

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