Thursday Mar 6
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Health services app created for Android phones ; TECHNOLOGY [Bristol Evening Post (England)]
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) A NEW smartphone app designed to help residents in South Gloucestershire find their nearest and most appropriate health service is now available for Android mobile phones.
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Thursday Mar 6
Police issue warning after spate of false impersonations in South Gloucestershire
HOUSEHOLDERS are being urged to err on the side of caution after three reported incidents of thieves posing as police officers and calling on homes in South Gloucestershire.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Merlin funds apprenticeships
Merlin Housing Society has shown its commitment to building strong communities by announcing it is funding new apprenticeships with other organisations.
SOUTH Gloucestershire's first ever food swap is being held in Iron Acton later this month.
The event, under the name Apples for Eggs, is part of a UK-wide initiative to share skills and produce.
UWE Bristol and local libraries team up to offer wider access
UWE Bristol and South Gloucestershire libraries have teamed up to make it even easier for the public and students to access library services.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Jenny Jones with Cllr Ian Boulton, chairman of South Gloucestershire Council
SOUTH Gloucestershire's Queen of the slopes has received a hero's welcome in a homecoming tour fit for an Olympic medallist.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Fairtrade Coffee producer Margarita Espinoza from Nicaragua with MP...
Fairtrade Coffee producer Margarita Espinoza from Nicaragua with MP Steve Webb and the organisors of the Fairtrade Fortnight presentation at The Swan in Thornbury on Saturday The annual two-week campaign, which runs until March 9 this year, is dedicated to highlighting the importance and impact of buying Fairtrade-labelled products, particularly ... (more)
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Tortworth crash update: Three taken to hospital after four-vehicle accident
THREE people were taken to hospital after a crash on the B4509 in Tortworth, South Gloucestershire on Thursday afternoon THREE people were taken to hospital after a crash on the B4509 in Tortworth, South Gloucestershire on Thursday afternoon .
Cautious welcome for new Yate to Southmead Hospital bus services
First Bus has announced a number of revisions to help patients and visitors get to the new A 430million hospital when it opens in May including a direct hourly bus from Yate to Southmead as well as more frequent services between Bristol and Yate, improved links between Kingswood, Bristol Parkway Station and Yate and new links between Bristol, ... (more)
This Is Bristol
Speaker's corner: Our roads cannot cope with 8,000 new homes
THERE is an environmental man-made timebomb that's ticking on the borders of North Bristol.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Plan to stop sewage floods
Concerns that sewage pumping stations at Alveston Sewage Treatment and The Common, Olveston, were overflowing were flagged by local pensioner Eric Garrett.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
This Is Bristol
Inspiring Successful women gather to celebrate awards
The event, hosted at the Kendleshire Golf Club in Tockington, South Gloucestershire, was to celebrate the achievements of the close to 100 women who have entered the awards, in association with UWE Bristol.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Time to nominate someone special for a Chair's Community Award
The annual awards event provides the council with the perfect way to celebrate the hard work and dedication of volunteers in the community who display outstanding commitment in giving up their time and effort to help others.
Get to know your neighbours at a Big Lunch this year
SOUTH Gloucestershire residents are being invited to sign up for this year's Big Lunch, the UK's biggest annual get-together for neighbours.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
A 1 MILLION development could be on the cards for Cromhall.
A planning application, lodged by Pye Homes Group in February last year, for the construction of 11 houses on the site is still pending a decision by South Gloucestershire Council.
Thornbury's Citizens Advice Bureau wins grant to help keep it open
The advice centre will continue in the town for the coming financial year after securing the majority of funding needed to keep it running.
Open-top bus tour for Olympic star
The 33-year-old snowboarder from Downend near Bristol won Great Britain's first ever Olympic medal on snow, in the slopestyle event in Sochi.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
South Gloucestershire freezes Council Tax for fourth year but warns of more savings
The hung council unanimously agreed to keep levies unchanged for 2014/15, meaning a Band D property precept will remain at A 1,245.20 per year.
South Gloucestershire residents urged to consider options for garden waste disposal
RESIDENTS in the South Gloucestershire region are being encouraged to consider their options for garden waste disposal ahead of service changes being introduced soon.