Bristol News

Thousands to benefit from new Outpatient Clinic scheme in South Gloucestershire

Thousands to benefit from new Outpatient Clinic scheme in South Gloucestershire

Thousands of people will benefit from an innovative scheme, bringing together NHS physiotherapy clinics and a town’s leisure services, which is being launched by Sirona care & health. Outpatient clinics run by Sirona, a not-for-profit organisation which provides high-quality community adult and children’s health and care, will operate from Thornbury Active Lifestyle Centre, which itself… Read More…

Winter Wonderland at Puxton Park

Winter Wonderland at Puxton Park

Santa’s Grotto Opening 1st December This Christmas, Santa, Mrs. Claus and the elves are returning to Puxton Park’s Winter Wonderland. Santa’s Grotto will be opening on the 1st December. All of the park’s visitors are invited to enjoy their new “Cosy Cottage” and events room, free with admission price. This is where all of the children… Read More…

Love our High Streets £10m investment

Love our High Streets £10m investment

Up to £10m is set to be invested in boosting our region’s high streets thanks to the West of England Combined Authority (WECA). Regional Mayor Tim Bowles met with Toby Savage, Leader of South Gloucestershire Council; Cllr Tim Warren, Leader of Bath & North East Somerset Council, and Marvin Rees, Mayor of Bristol on Friday,… Read More…

Budget causes anger for parents and teachers

Budget causes anger for parents and teachers

Teachers and parents have reacted with anger on social media to the Chancellor’s budget claims that schools are to receive a one-off payment of £400m for “little extras.” Schools in England will receive the sum to spend on “little extras they need” the chancellor, Philip Hammond, said when delivering the budget in parliament yesterday. The… Read More…

Flat rate introduced on First Buses

Flat rate introduced on First Buses

Fares on FirstBus routes are changing as they have introduced a flat rate for the first time ever on buses travelling in the West of England transport area. The changes, which will come into effect on November 11, will cover Bristol and the surrounding areas of South Gloucestershire, North Somerset and Bath & North East Somerset.… Read More…

Creepy Creatures, Huge Pumpkin Patch, Monsters and more are ready to take-over Avon Valley this Half Term

Creepy Creatures, Huge Pumpkin Patch, Monsters and more are ready to take-over Avon Valley this Half Term

Avon Valley Adventure and Wildlife Park are preparing for the ultimate Halloween Half Term week with their Spooky Fun event. Starting Saturday 26th October and running until Sunday 4th November, Avon Valley are putting on a full day’s schedule packed with Halloween-themed activities from Merlin’s Flying Academy to Were-Rabbit Handling with every inch of the… Read More…

Enrol At The Galleries Spectacular School of Sorcery This Halloween

Enrol At The Galleries Spectacular School of Sorcery This Halloween

This October Half Term, The Galleries Shopping Centre, Bristol is inviting parents to bring their wannabe wizards to enrol at their Spectacular School of Sorcery for FREE Halloween fun! The event runs from 11am – 4pm, on Tuesday 30th & Wednesday 31st October and will see the centre transform into a wondrous wizard school, complete… Read More…

Regional Mayor to meet with First Bus

Regional Mayor to meet with First Bus

Tim Bowles, Regional Mayor of the West of England, which includes Bristol, North Somerset and Bath and North East Somerset, will discuss issues with First Bus including cancelled services and delays facing bus commuters across the region. The meeting is scheduled to take place in the next two weeks and follows on from correspondence from… Read More…

Keynsham public realm plan consultation

Keynsham public realm plan consultation

Changes are being considered for Keynsham which will make the town centre a more accessible and attractive place for residents and visitors. In recent years the centre of Keynsham has suffered from high levels of traffic, air pollution and poor quality pavements. To help improve the experience for shoppers and local people, and to enhance… Read More…

Rail network plans announced

Rail network plans announced

The West of England Combined Authority is now working with the Department if Transport on plans to improve the rail services across the region. The plans include improving the Severn Beachline to provide direct services to Bath and Westbury, reopening Henbury station and providing more frequent services to Yate. It has estimated that these improvements… Read More…

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