Photo of traffic congestion on the southbound approach to Great Meadow Roundabout.

Rabbit Roundabout roadworks bring delays of up to 40 minutes

The start of the construction phase of South Gloucestershire Council’s (SGC’s) £2.9m scheme of improvements at Great Stoke (Rabbit) Roundabout on Thursday 2nd January has brought peak-time gridlock to Bradley Stoke on a scale rarely seen since the notorious MetroBus roadworks of 2015-17. Perhaps due to a staggered return to work after the Christmas and New Year break, the full

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Photo of Cllr Rachael Hunt, Cabinet member for communities, at Yate Sort-It Centre.

Consultation launched on new waste strategy

South Gloucestershire Council’s (SGC’s) proposed new Resource and Waste Strategy, covering the period 2020 to 2030, incorporates aims to further improve recycling rates in the district, but also includes measures to reduce our consumption of raw materials, especially single-use plastics. A 14-week public consultation on the draft strategy document was approved at a Cabinet meeting on Monday 17th June. Ambitious,

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