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