Permanent closure of Highwood Road recommended by council officers

A report produced by officers of South Gloucestershire Council (SGC) ahead of a crucial committee meeting next week has recommended that the “experimental” closure of Highwood Road to general traffic be made permanent without further consultation. The recommendation is made despite the latest public consultation on the closure showing that 89% of 221 respondents were against the scheme. The news

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Vox pop: Highwood Road closure

The closure of Highwood Road in Patchway has caused a lot of controversy. Many local people have had to change their route to work or have been affected by diverted traffic, and the petition to keep the road open has so far been ignored by South Gloucestershire Council. So how has this change affected the daily lives of people living

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Coniston Road to be resurfaced next week

A Patchway road that has been riddled with potholes for years is to be closed for resurfacing for up to five days next week (w/c Monday 18th March). South Gloucestershire Council (SGC) has announced that the stretch of Coniston Road between Rodway Road and Waterside Drive will be subject to “major maintenance works” that will involve the planing off of

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Patchway to get 24-hour bus service from March

An experimental agreement between the Mayor of Bristol and First Group announced this week will give Patchway a 24-hour bus service on six days of the week from 24th March. The no. 75 Hengrove to Cribbs Causeway route, which runs along Coniston Road in Patchway, will operate hourly in both directions between midnight and 5am. While the 75 will operate

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