Logo of South Gloucestershire Council.

Anger at lack of consultation on West of England devolution deal

The ruling Conservative group on South Gloucestershire Council (SGC) has come under fire from opposition parties for planning to make a critical decision on whether or not to accept the Government’s proposed devolution deal for the West of England – which is conditional on the creation of a directly-elected Metro Mayor – without carrying out a formal public consultation. The

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Winterbourne Medieval Barn.

Winterbourne Medieval Barn wins Heritage Lottery Fund support

South Gloucestershire Council, in partnership with Winterbourne Medieval Barn Trust, has received initial support from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to help restore Winterbourne Medieval Barn. Development funding of £165,000 has been awarded to help South Gloucestershire Council and the Winterbourne Medieval Barn Trust (WMBT) progress proposals to apply for further funding before December 2017. The total amount of grant

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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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South Gloucestershire and Stroud College's WISE campus in Stoke Gifford, Bristol.

SGS College calls for rethink after a huge increase in students resitting GCSE exams

As GCSE maths and English exams across the country get underway, SGS College in South Gloucestershire and Stroud is calling on the Government to rethink the literacy and numeracy qualifications required to ensure young people are equipped with the right skills for the workplace. SGS currently has 800 GCSE maths and English students resitting exams this June after not attaining

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BT Openreach: Fibre broadband is here.

Fibre broadband coverage extended to 17,000 premises across South Glos

Even more South Gloucestershire communities than originally planned are set to get access to high speed broadband, the Great Western Broadband (GWB) partnership between South Gloucestershire Council, Wiltshire Council and BT can announce today (17th March). As the first phase of the rollout completes this month – on time, under budget and with even more premises covered – more than

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