Housing providers partner up to help tenants find their perfect match

Social housing providers in South Gloucestershire have partnered up for a series of ‘speed-dating for houses’ events, to help their tenants move. Merlin Housing Society, Knightstone Housing Association, Sovereign Housing Association and Solon South West Housing, are holding the events to help people affected by Welfare Reform. The three events will bring people who want or need to move home

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National success for Chipping Sodbury School and the Rotary Racer

Four of Chipping Sodbury School’s Greenpower cars recently took part in the national final of Greenpower at Goodwood motor circuit. Their presence in the final had been earned at heats around the country. Greenpower is a national electric car racing competition with over 200 schools, from across he UK, taking part. Greenpower involves students, with the help of sponsors, designing,

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Police “delighted” after off-licences refuse to sell alcohol to children

Neighbourhood police and Trading Standards officers carrying out checks on underage alcohol sales in the Chipping Sodbury, Coalpit Heath, Frampton Cotterell and Yate areas were delighted that they all refused to sell alcohol to children. On Friday 6th May 2011 police teamed up with South Gloucestershire Trading Standards officers for the operation, aimed at tackling anti-social behaviour and alcohol-related offences.

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