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  • Thornbury to Dursley bus service saved

    By thecriddler at 15:27 on 21/05/13
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    The 311 bus service which runs between Thornbury and Dursley has been saved. South Gloucestershire Council and Gloucestershire County Council negotiated a deal with First Bus that will see the service continue to run unchanged for a further 12 months while options for the future are explored. This will allow both authorities further time to assess the 311 service and decide with the operator if it should continue in its current form...
  • South Gloucestershire road accident rates at historic low

    By ptics at 13:09 on 17/05/13
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    Road accident rates in South Gloucestershire have reached their lowest level since the council was formed in 1996, new figures show. Accident statisics for 2012 reveal that the number of road accidents involving injuries to one or more people fell below 500 for the first time in 16 years, to 489 incidents. In total, 653 casualties were recorded during the year, of which seven were fatal. The casualty figures are also the lowest...
  • Changes to parking policy in South Gloucestershire take effect

    By matt_2009 at 18:22 on 02/04/13
    Changes to parking policy in South Gloucestershire take effect.
    Following consultation with local people, businesses and special interest groups the council has amended its parking enforcement policy. The changes, which come into effect this week, are detailed in new public guidance published today on the council's website. A council spokeman says its parking enforcement policy to help reduce congestion on the district's roads and ensure compliance with parking regulations.
  • Have your say on Thornbury's bus services

    By matt_2009 at 12:39 on 26/03/13
    Have your say on Thornbury’s bus services.
    How do you rate the bus services in Thornbury? Well, many bus services in the area are up for re-tender in 2013 and it's a chance to feedback any comments or suggestions that you may have regarding these to the council. The consultation closes on Friday 12 April. Your responses will form part of the decision making process which councillors will make along with comprehensive survey information including passenger surveys, passenger...
  • 53 drivers fined for ignoring traffic restrictions on Highwood Road, Patchway on Friday

    By matt_2009 at 11:37 on 18/03/13
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    More than 50 drivers were fined £30 for ignoring traffic restrictions on Highwood Road, Patchway following a police operation on Friday (March 15). Special Constables ran the operation after local people's complaints about motorists ignoring traffic restrictions on the road. The road has been closed to traffic, except for buses, taxis and bicycles, between its junctions with Durban Road and Coniston Road since October 2012....

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