Stoke Gifford Sort It! Centre, Station Road, Little Stoke.

Employee seriously injured in accident at Little Stoke recycling centre

The Stoke Gifford Sort It! recycling centre in Station Road, Little Stoke has been temporarily closed today (Thursday 9th April) following an accident in which an employee of the site operator SUEZ Environment (formerly SITA UK) suffered “serious” injuries. The incident is understood to have occurred at approximately 9.45am and the injured employee was taken to Southmead Hospital by paramedics. A statement

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Bins uncollected despite paying new charge

Householders in Little Stoke have hit out after their green bins were left uncollected despite paying South Gloucestershire Council’s controversial new charge for the collection of garden waste, dubbed a “bin tax” by Conservative councillors who opposed its introduction. Residents living in Silver Birch Close (off Braydon Avenue) are the latest to complain about the “chaos” of the council’s green

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Council agrees to fund new study into Stoke Gifford railway bridge improvements

South Gloucestershire Council has commissioned Network Rail to investigate ways of improving  the passage of vehicles, cyclists and pedestrians under two railway bridges on major routes through Stoke Gifford. In 2010, the Parkway and Gipsy Patch Lane bridges were the subject of a  feasibility study by Mouchel, which investigated various options for  improving the safe movement of pedestrians and cyclists. The recommended option at

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Councillors approve Stoke Gifford By-Pass plans

Plans for a major new single carriageway road to relieve congestion, improve public transport links and support business and housing growth in the North Fringe of Bristol have been approved by councillors. Members of the South Gloucestershire Council’s Development Control (West) Committee granted planning permission for the Stoke Gifford Transport Link (known locally as the Stoke Gifford By-Pass) at their

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Council agrees to buy up land on Stoke Gifford By-Pass route

Millions of pounds of transport investment in South Gloucestershire have been given the green light today, including money for two schemes in the Stoke Gifford area. Councillors on South Gloucestershire Council’s (SGC’s) Policy and Resources Committee have given the green light to buy up the remaining land not already under council ownership along the route of the flagship £102m North

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Ratcliffe Drive property denied permission for conservatory

The developers of a new detached house currently being constructed on a plot in Ratcliffe Drive have been refused planning permission for a conservatory after a local councillor said there was “deep concern both locally and within [Stoke Gifford] Parish Council” regarding the effect of the development on the locality. The property, although fronting onto Ratcliffe Drive, is being constructed

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Youth, community and transport projects compete for Area Forum funding

A number of Stoke Gifford youth, community and transport projects stand to benefit from decisions due to be made at a meeting of South Gloucestershire Council’s (SGC’s) Southern Brooks Area Forum tonight (Tuesday 26th). Stoke Gifford Parish Council (SGPC) has applied for a grant of £21k to fund “universal youth provision” at Little Stoke Youth Centre, which is due to

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Formal planning permission granted for UWE Stadium

South Gloucestershire Council has granted formal planning permission for the new UWE Stadium in Stoke Gifford, following successful conclusion of negotiations over the scheme’s ‘Section 106’ obligations. Councillors originally resolved to approve the 21,700 seat stadium in July, subject to completion of the Section 106 agreement which sets out its contributions and enhancements to local infrastructure and amenities. With negotiations

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