Photo of a 30mph speed limit sign on the Stoke Gifford By-Pass (May 2019).

By-pass speeding offences hit new heights

  Police mobile speed camera vans that pay regular visits to enforce the controversial 30mph limit on the Stoke Gifford By-Pass have detected the tenth highest number of offences across all speed camera sites in South Gloucestershire during the 2017 to 2018 financial year, the Journal can reveal. And despite enforcement at the site being active only for the final

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Photo of Cllr Matthew Riddle planting a tree.

By-pass opens to general traffic but MetroBus won’t be using it until “summer”

Bradley Stoke motorists who need to access the A4174 Ring Road and M32 motorway were given an early Christmas present on Monday 18th December when the long-awaited Stoke Gifford By-Pass, officially known as the Stoke Gifford Transport Link (SGTL), was opened to general traffic. The news will also be warmly welcomed by residents of Stoke Gifford “village”, as it is

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Photo of Parkway North Roundabout.

Temporary changes to traffic flow at Parkway North Roundabout

Motorists and cyclists using Great Stoke Way and Hunts Ground Road are being warned to expect temporary changes to the traffic flow around Parkway North Roundabout this week. On Tuesday (2nd May), MetroBus contractors Alun Griffiths will introduce traffic management at the roundabout which will involve manoeuvring all traffic (i.e. approaching from both directions) around the northern side of the roundabout so that

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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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