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

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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

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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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New leader, chair and vice-chair elected at AGM

Photo of Cllr Toby Savage.

Cllr Toby Savage was elected as the new leader of South Gloucestershire Council at its annual general meeting (AGM) on 16th May 2018. His election to the role follows Cllr Matthew Riddle’s decision not to stand for re-election as leader of the Conservative group (the largest political group on the council). Commenting on his appointment, Cllr Savage said Cllr Riddle would be a hard […]

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