Public drop-ins to provide more detail on major highways investment

Photo of a temporary ramp on a diversion route for pedestrians.

South Gloucestershire Council is investing £160 million over four years to reduce congestion and emissions, improve cycling and pedestrian routes, facilitate faster bus journeys and future proof the road network. Highway improvement schemes are planned across the district and the aim of this ambitious programme of work is to get the road network ready for major new housing and business […]

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Have your say on council’s 2020/21 budget proposals

Logo of South Gloucestershire Council.

South Gloucestershire residents, council tax and business rate payers are being invited to have their say on the council’s budget and council tax for 2020/21. The current outline budget foresees a council tax rise of 1.99 percent from April 2020, which when coupled with a ringfenced 2 percent adult social care precept would see total bills rising by just short […]

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A new way for South Glos residents to improve their health and wellbeing

Logo of One You South Gloucestershire.

People in South Gloucestershire have a new and easy first point of contact for improving their health and wellbeing, through One You South Gloucestershire. The One You South Gloucestershire website provides up-to-date tips and apps to help individuals make simple changes to improve overall health and wellbeing including reducing alcohol intake and managing stress. There is also a quit smoking service, guidance on healthy eating and […]

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Council looks at bringing bin collections back in-house

Black refuse bins are exchanged for smaller ones in Bradley Stoke.

South Gloucestershire Council is to consider a new approach to managing waste collections, which could lead to the service being brought back in-house in 2020. Overall, the council spends more than £22 million a year to deliver all of its waste services, an amount which has come under the spotlight as the authority looks to cut overall annual spending by […]

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