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Labour wrests one of three Stoke Gifford seats on South Glos Council from Tories

A Labour Party candidate has won one of the three Stoke Gifford seats on South Gloucestershire Council, meaning that the Conservatives no longer hold all the ward’s seats for the first time in many years. The ward was guaranteed at least two new members after Tory incumbents Brian Allinson and Ernie Brown chose not to defend their seats. Topping the poll this time was Labour’s David Addision with 1530 votes…

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Candidates announced for district and parish elections in Stoke Gifford

Candidates have been announced for the South Gloucestershire district elections and Stoke Gifford parish elections, both of which take place on Thursday 4th May. Three seats are up for grabs in the Stoke Gifford ward of South Gloucestershire Council along with all 12 seats on Stoke Gifford Parish Council, although six of the latter are already determined through being uncontested.

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Photo of Cllr Keith Cranney (right) bidding farewell to departing parish clerk Steve Shield.

Farewell to parish clerk Steve Shield

After nearly 22 years working in local government within South Gloucestershire, with the last nine years as parish clerk and responsible financial officer for Stoke Gifford Parish Council, Steve Shield recently left his post to take up a new position as town clerk of Sherborne in Dorset. During his time in post, Steve was instrumental in moving the parish council

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Green bin not emptied in Little Stoke.

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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Little Stoke Youth Centre, Little Stoke Lane, Stoke Gifford, Bristol.

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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