40 min ago
This Is Bristol
SGS student Sarah 'can't believe' exam success
STUDENTS at South Gloucestershire and Stroud College's Filton Campus celebrated results which saw many A-level students gain places at Bristol University and UWE.
4 hrs ago
Solar farms proposed to power council offices in Yate
PROPOSALS for two solar farms have been announced in a bid to offset energy costs at Yate's largest public building.
6 hrs ago
This Is Bristol
TO say it's been a hectic period for the West of England Local Enterprise Partnership is something of an understatement.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Free digital seminars offered to South Gloucestershire business owners
BUSINESSES are being offered a series of free seminars to equip companies with the tools they need to thrive in the digital era.
A banner publicising this week's Pilning Flower Show was ruined by vandals
The show's organisers are warning that the charity that proceeds of the show will be going to will now lose out as the banner will have to be replaced.
This Is Bristol
One in five of Bristol children is overweight
ONE in five children is already overweight or obese by the time they go to primary school.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Police warn people to be aware of door-to-door salesmen
Homeowners in South Gloucestershire are being advised to be aware about a group of door-to-door cleaning products sales people operating in the area.
This Is Bristol
A-level: Travis Alabanza-Behard and Tom Wilding
A STUDENT who led an anti-homophobia campaign while taking his A-levels has landed a place at King's College in London.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Annual growth figures revealed by Circadian Trust
THE organisation which runs South Gloucestershire's leisure centre has reported an annual revenue growth of more than A 700,000.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Frampton Cotterell residents left fuming by 'dangerous' new cycle path
PEOPLE living along a busy Frampton Cotterell route are up in arms over a new cycle path laid down without any warning or consultation.
Removal of sweet chestnut tree near St Mary's Church in Thornbury creates furore
The tree, by the vicarage near St Mary's Church in Thornbury, which protruded onto the pavement had restricted the path to being 33 inches wide and was originally marked for felling because of the risk of bark falling on to passersby.
'Standardised cigarette packets would save the region millions'
STANDARDISING smoking packets in South Gloucestershire would save the region more than A 1.7million and Gloucestershire more than A 5million, new figures have revealed.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
THE following planning applications have been received by South Gloucestershire Council:-
Thornbury South and Alveston: Demolition of existing garage. Erection of two storey side extension to form no.1 new dwelling.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
This is Wiltshire
More of us have faster broadband
MORE than 13,000 Wiltshire homes and businesses now have access to fibre optic broadband thanks to Greater Western Broadband.
Bristol cycle lane give bikes their own space for just six feet
A cyclist was left in disbelief when he spotted what is thought to be the UK's shortest cycle lane - at just six foot.
Police appeal to reunite stolen tools with their owner
POLICE are hoping to reunite a number of electric power tools thought to have been stolen from a van or building site with their owner.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Close call for special shapes balloon at Fiesta
A special shapes balloon, which took off from Ashton Court last night as part of the first mass ascent of the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta got into difficulties over Bridgeyate in South Gloucestershire.
an Appeal has been launched to help people affected by the conflict in Gaza.
The appeal is being launched by the Disasters Emergency Committee after hundreds of thousands of people fled their homes with many needing not only shelter but food, water, household items and often medical care.
Strictly Come Dancing instructor needed for St Peter's Hospice contest
A POPULAR event which raised more than A 20,000 for St Peter's Hospice last year is in danger of being cancelled if a dance instructor cannot be found to help out.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Thornbury League of Friends celebrates 60th anniversary
Mayor of Thornbury Cllr Guy Rawlinson and his wife Andrea with Jane Gibbs, Chief Officer of the South Gloucestershire Clinical Commssioning Group and Shirley Holloway, Chairman of the Thornbury Hospital League of Friends Among the 40 guests who attended the event were the Mayor of Thornbury councillor Guy Rawlinson and Martin Hawkes, who has ... (more)