Superfast broadband moves closer for South Glos

The procurement drive for urgently-needed broadband upgrades in the region has begun after two telecoms companies were given the green light to compete for the project. The Department for Culture Media and Sport has selected BT and Fujitsu for its ‘national framework for superfast broadband’, making them the two firms authorised to bid for government and local authority funded broadband

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Conservatives campaign to keep car parking free

Conservative councillors have pledged to fight to retain free car parking as council policy across South Gloucestershire. They have tabled a motion to this month’s Full Council meeting calling on the council to retain free car parking as council policy now that all three political parties have recently started to run the council through a series of old style committees.

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