Liberal Democrat campaigners call for action on New Year’s buses to Southmead

Leader of South Gloucestershire’s Liberal Democrat councillors, Claire Young, has written to local First Bus managing director James Freeman calling on him to review his decision not to lay on any buses to Southmead from Yate or Thornbury on New Year’s Day. A decision that could leave hospital st...

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South Gloucestershire Liberal Democrats accuse Conservatives of “having their head in the sand” over the scale of the funding crisis in local schools

There were passionate exchanges at Wednesday night’s meeting of South Gloucestershire Council as councillors debated a Lib Dem motion calling on the Conservatives to do more to tackle the funding crisis in South Gloucestershire schools. Conservative Council Leader and Education Executive Member T...

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Body blow for Thornbury Health Centre as Government refuses funding bid

Body blow for Thornbury Health Centre as Government refuses funding bid

Body blow for Thornbury Health Centre as Government refuses funding bid The long-running campaign for a new health centre for Thornbury has received a major set-back after the Government turned-down a bid for the £10million of funding needed to complete the project. Thornbury Lib Dem councillor...

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