• July Parish Council meeting will be held on Monday 4th July 2022 at 7.30 pm in the upstairs meeting room, Hawkesbury Village Hall, High Street, Hawkesbury Upton

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Housing Strategy Pop Up Meeting

You are invited to a virtual pop-up meeting regarding the South Gloucestershire Housing Strategy 2022-2052. The Housing Strategy will be open for consultation from 1 July to 1 September 2022.

Please join our online pop-up meeting where you will be given an overview of the Housing Strategy and have an opportunity to ask questions and provide feedback.

The event will cover the following areas:

The council's... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 29 Jun 2022 12:13 by Newsroom

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Financial Support for Seniors

Do you know someone of State Pension Age that needs financial support?

South Glos. Council currently has a fund that focuses on supporting people of State Pension Age.

There are many reasons why people may be finding it difficult to cope financially through this difficult time, including the increased cost of living and financial pressures that many are currently facing; for example, having to choose... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 29 Jun 2022 12:07 by Newsroom

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The Keepers 'What's on' guide for JULY

The Keepers 'What's on' guide for JULY is now available. As always, they hope there is something for everyone to get involved with but if you are aware of anything that is missing, or you know of an activity that people would benefit from, then please let them know.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact The Keepers at thekeeperscommunityhub@gmail.com or on 07585 466418.

Posted: Tue, 21 Jun 2022 14:14 by Newsroom

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Dragonfies at the Drovers Pond

Dragonfies at the Drovers Pond

John Ruthven has been down to the Drovers Pond and recorded some excellent dragonfly activity. Click on the attached document to see the full story and enjoy the fantastic photographs. Thank you John!

Posted: Mon, 20 Jun 2022 10:16 by Newsroom

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An Invitation from Green Community Travel

An Invitation from Green Community Travel

Green Community Travel (previously Yate, Sodbury and District Community Transport) is a charitable non-profit organisation that provides safe, affordable and accessible travel for individuals and groups who are unable to use public transport and would otherwise have no other way of getting around.

They hold a regular get-together to which all are invited. Click on the picture for full details.

Find out... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 15 Jun 2022 09:49 by Newsroom

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Equality in Green Infrastructure and Nature Recovery - Survey

South Gloucestershire Council developed a Green Infrastructure Strategy in 2021. Part of that was an Equalities Impact Assessment to think about how different people have different experiences of green space.
They don't know enough about how you use and think about green spaces so want to ask some questions.

The online survey on green spaces is now live. Click to access it https://southglos.researchfeedback.net/ges22... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 15 Jun 2022 09:32 by Newsroom

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COVID 19 Drop In Vaccination Clinic

A COVID 19 Drop In vaccination Clinic will be held 10.00 am – 3.00 pm (or until supply is used), Tuesday 7th June in Room 4 The Keepers, Symn Lane, Wotton-Under-Edge, GL12 7BD

First, second and booster vaccinations are available.

You do not have to be registered with a doctor or have proof of address, immigration status, ID or an NHS number and no appointment is needed.

Posted: Tue, 24 May 2022 12:02 by Newsroom

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PCC urges residents to be aware of courier fraud

PCC Mark Shelford is urging local people to be on their guard after a new list of tactics used by courier fraudsters has been unveiled by the City of London Police.

Typically, courier fraudsters target their victims by claiming to be a police officer or member of staff from a victim's bank, and they often pressure people into making quick financial decisions to assist with fictitious investigations.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 17 May 2022 09:29 by Newsroom

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Bristol Clean Air Zone

Bristol is introducing a Clean Air Zone to reduce harmful pollution from older and more polluting vehicles. The zone will start operating later this year.

We would like your help to make sure people driving into Bristol are aware of the zone.

To help you do this, Bristol City Council has produced a community toolkit. The toolkit includes information about the zone and items to help make sure as many... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 13 May 2022 09:48 by Newsroom

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Yate Heritage Centre Announces New Exhibition ' - High Street'

Yate Heritage Centre Announces New Exhibition ' - High Street'

Running from Wednesday 27th April 2022 10:00 am - Saturday 18th June 2022 4:00 pm, High Street is an exhibition featuring the history of shopping streets and buildings in the Yate area and the people, who ran them from the 1800s onwards. The display features a number of rarely seen artefacts from the Heritage Centre collections.

Posted: Wed, 04 May 2022 17:13 by Newsroom

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