Bus lane enforcement camera signage at the junction of New Road and Brierly Furlong in Stoke Gifford, Bristol.

Bus lane enforcement cameras go live in Patchway and Stoke Gifford

Two fixed bus lane enforcement cameras in South Gloucestershire are now in operation. The bus lane enforcement cameras are located at Highwood Road in Patchway and at New Road/Brierly Furlong in Stoke Gifford. The cameras will address the abuse of bus lanes and bus gates by unauthorised traffic and will help ensure the reliability of local bus services. South Gloucestershire Council

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Concorde hangar at the proposed Bristol Aerospace Centre.

South Glos councillors pledge £1.1 million towards Filton aerospace heritage centre

Ambitious plans for a new centre celebrating Filton’s aerospace heritage, and providing a permanent home for Concorde 216, have received a million-pound boost from South Gloucestershire councillors. At a meeting of Full Council on 19th March, members pledged £1.1m to the Bristol Aero Collection Trust to help develop a new aerospace museum and learning centre on the site of Filton’s

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New parish councils proposed for South Glos

Two new parish councils could be created in South Gloucestershire following the council’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) next Wednesday (22nd May). Councillors will be invited to approve recommendations to create a town council for Emersons Green and a parish council for Stoke Lodge and The Common. The recommendations follow the council’s recent review of its community governance arrangements, which considered

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PCC consults on the Police and Crime Plan in South Glos

The Avon and Somerset Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) Sue Mountstevens visited South Gloucestershire yesterday (Thursday 7th February) on her fourth day consulting on the area’s first Police and Crime Plan. Residents were invited to visit the Commissioner in Patchway and Hanham to discuss their local policing priorities. Ms Mountstevens spoke with many groups of people including students, a mother

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Severn Beach station use up by half

Rail campaigners have welcomed new figures showing dramatic increases in the use of local train services, particularly from Severn Beach station Figures published as part of the Severnside Community Rail Partnership’s (SCRP’s) 2011 Annual Report from the weekday passenger count carried out in November show that passenger numbers have increased from 135 to 201 – or by 49 per cent

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