Artist's impression of proposed cycle path.

Bradley Stoke Way: Full details of planned multi-million pound active travel upgrade

South Glos Council has published further details of plans to create a near-continuous, two-way segregated cycle track along the full length of Bradley Stoke Way. The route is part of a wider £31.8m scheme to improve walking, cycling and bus travel between Thornbury and south Bradley Stoke. Residents are encouraged to have their say on the proposals by 18th December.

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Photo of a 963 Winterbourne Academy school bus service vehicle stuck in traffic congestion at Great Meadow Roundabout.

Students left stranded as Winterbourne Academy bus service axed from September

Students from Bradley Stoke, Stoke Gifford and Patchway who attend Winterbourne Academy have been left stranded after it was announced that the bus service they use to get to and from school has been scrapped. South Gloucestershire Council has told the school that it is “very unlikely” that the 963 bus service will continue as it can no longer afford to subsidise it.

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Photo of a green bus.

First Bus 73 service: Details of September route and timetable changes revealed

Timetables published this week confirm that the 73 bus service will be extended to terminate at the Approach Road stop in the Aztec West Business Park from Sunday 3rd September. However, on weekdays fewer than a third of journeys will go as far as Aztec West, with these being at off-peak times only (arriving between 10:23 and 14:57). There are also changes to the stops used by the service near Temple Meads Station.

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Aerial view of a motorway interchange.

Overnight road closures to precede months of contraflow on M5 around Almondsbury

Motorists are being warned to expect months of contraflow on the M5 motorway near Bradley Stoke in connection with bridge repair works being carried out by National Highways. The work is planned to commence with a month of overnight road closures from Monday 31st July 2023. Contraflow traffic management will be introduced from October 2023 and last until “summer 2024”.

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