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This morning Labour Group Leader Councillor Pat Rooney cut the ribbon to open the new Lidl store in Kingswood town centre. The store, in Hall Road, will also offer 199 free parking spaces.

Pat opens new Kingswood store

This morning Labour Group Leader Councillor Pat Rooney cut the ribbon to open the new Lidl store in Kingswood town centre. The store, in Hall Road, will also offer 199... Read more

South Gloucestershire’s Conservative leader has stood by his criticism of an election in August, which Labour says shows that his party is running scared of voters.

Labour says Tories running scared of voters

South Gloucestershire’s Conservative leader has stood by his criticism of an election in August, which Labour says shows that his party is running scared of voters. Read more

Labour councillors in South Gloucestershire are challenging the culture of concealment at the Tory-run council after local campaigners released Freedom of Information evidence that council officials had suggested that problems with a housing development could be ‘fudged’.

Labour challenges culture of concealment

Labour councillors in South Gloucestershire are challenging the culture of concealment at the Tory-run council after local campaigners released Freedom of Information evidence that council officials had suggested that problems... Read more

South Gloucestershire’s Labour councillors are set to meet Shadow Health Minister Jon Ashworth next week, when they plan to welcome him on a visit to Cossham Hospital. Mr Ashworth will meet councillors and other activists who have been calling for improved healthcare for local patients for many years.

Shadow Minister set to visit Cossham

South Gloucestershire’s Labour councillors are set to meet Shadow Health Minister Jon Ashworth next week, when they plan to welcome him on a visit to Cossham Hospital. Mr Ashworth will... Read more

South Gloucestershire’s brand-new Scrutiny Commission has begun deciding its review topics for investigation, and Labour councillors are welcoming the adoption of two of their priorities, looking at deprivation and school standards.

Deprivation and school standards to be reviewed

South Gloucestershire’s brand-new Scrutiny Commission has begun deciding its review topics for investigation, and Labour councillors are welcoming the adoption of two of their priorities, looking at deprivation and school... Read more

The Leader of South Gloucestershire’s Labour councillors has criticised the Council’s ruling Conservatives for a lack of effort in seeking a better financial deal for the council and its staff.

Labour criticises "lack of effort and commitment"

The Leader of South Gloucestershire’s Labour councillors has criticised the Council’s ruling Conservatives for a lack of effort in seeking a better financial deal for the council and its staff.... Read more

A leading Labour councillor has welcomed the success of his intervention which has resulted in getting an important health services decision scrutinised in public by South Gloucestershire’s health committee.

Labour intervention leads to public scrutiny

A leading Labour councillor has welcomed the success of his intervention which has resulted in getting an important health services decision scrutinised in public by South Gloucestershire’s health committee. Read more

Labour councillors in South Gloucestershire are rallying behind the Party’s teenage candidate in next week’s Winterbourne by-election, saying that he would be a “wonderful asset” to the Council and the district’s politics.

Labour rallies behind teenage candidate

Labour councillors in South Gloucestershire are rallying behind the Party’s teenage candidate in next week’s Winterbourne by-election, saying that he would be a “wonderful asset” to the Council and the... Read more

Councillors in South Gloucestershire are set to consider measures proposed by the Labour group to create a culture of challenge at the council following a committee vote today to refer it to all 70 councillors for decision.

Labour says culture of challenge is needed

Councillors in South Gloucestershire are set to consider measures proposed by the Labour group to create a culture of challenge at the council following a committee vote today to refer... Read more

Labour councillors in South Gloucestershire have welcomed the adoption today of a revised Animal Welfare Charter.

Labour welcomes animal welfare update

Labour councillors in South Gloucestershire have welcomed the adoption today of a revised Animal Welfare Charter. Read more

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