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Cock_Road.jpgThe Labour councillors for the Woodstock ward in Kingswood have written to First Bus to protest against the firm’s decision to axe the 17A route that runs through their ward and to ask the operator to reconsider its decision. The axe is due to fall on 4 September.

Kingswood councillors urge bus cut reconsideration

The Labour councillors for the Woodstock ward in Kingswood have written to First Bus to protest against the firm’s decision to axe the 17A route that runs through their ward... Read more

The Leader of South Gloucestershire’s Labour councillors has welcomed the support she has received today in pushing for improvements to the way that West of England devolution will be rolled out.

Labour pushes for devolution improvements

The Leader of South Gloucestershire’s Labour councillors has welcomed the support she has received today in pushing for improvements to the way that West of England devolution will be rolled... Read more

A Labour councillor who has been pursuing local concerns about the length of public grass in South Gloucestershire has expressed his disappointment that the Conservative councillor responsible for the grass cutting service has "no further comment to make" on the problems he has raised.

'No further comment' on long grass

A Labour councillor who has been pursuing local concerns about the length of public grass in South Gloucestershire has expressed his disappointment that the Conservative councillor responsible for the grass... Read more

Labour councillors in South Gloucestershire tonight abstained on a vote to approve a combined authority with a metro mayor, having failed to persuade the Tory-run council to defer the matter until there was more certainty following the EU referendum result.

Concern as Council "rushes headlong" into deal

Labour councillors in South Gloucestershire tonight abstained on a vote to approve a combined authority with a metro mayor, having failed to persuade the Tory-run council to defer the matter... Read more

Labour councillors in South Gloucestershire are criticising the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats for “rushing to judgement” by authorising a consultation on the closure of day care services at Turnberries in Thornbury before the needs of all service users have been fully analysed.

Councillors "rushing" day care consultation

Labour councillors in South Gloucestershire are criticising the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats for “rushing to judgement” by authorising a consultation on the closure of day care services at Turnberries in... Read more

Kingswood Civic Centre may win a partial reprieve, but Labour councillors are warning that its total closure is still a live option.

Civic Centre's future is still uncertain

Kingswood Civic Centre may win a partial reprieve, but Labour councillors are warning that its total closure is still a live option. Read more

Staple Hill’s local Labour councillors are encouraging residents who need a job or want to improve their skills to take advantage of a new job club that will provide support and services.

Staple Hill job club welcomed

Staple Hill’s local Labour councillors are encouraging residents who need a job or want to improve their skills to take advantage of a new job club that will provide support... Read more

Opposition councillors in South Gloucestershire were left wondering last night after the ruling Conservatives performed a U-turn on a request for a public poll on the West of England devolution deal.

No vote on devolution after Tory U-turn

Opposition councillors in South Gloucestershire were left wondering last night after the ruling Conservatives performed a U-turn on a request for a public poll on the West of England devolution... Read more

Question 1

We strongly agree with all four statements. In doing so we strongly reject the Conservative Administration’s likely spin on the “best use of its lands and building”. We firmly believe that the best use of Kingswood Civic Centre is to remain the provider of Council jobs and services.

Our response to consultation on council accommodation in Kingswood and Yate

Question 1 We strongly agree with all four statements. In doing so we strongly reject the Conservative Administration’s likely spin on the “best use of its lands and building”. We... Read more

Question 5

Labour Group values our well-trained and dedicated library staff and would not want to see the Council pursue policies that would lessen the quality of service that residents receive. We have concerns about the appropriate use of volunteers and the level of responsibility that it is reasonable to expect them to assume.

Our response to consultation on changes to library services

Question 5 Labour Group values our well-trained and dedicated library staff and would not want to see the Council pursue policies that would lessen the quality of service that residents... Read more

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