New parish for Stoke Lodge clears final hurdle

The creation of a new parish council for Stoke Lodge cleared its final hurdle this evening (Wednesday 22nd May) after councillors voted in favour of the move. South Gloucestershire Council carried out a ‘Community Governance Review’ after campaigners from Stoke Lodge and The Common, Patchway, handed in a petition last year signed by over 500 local residents calling for the

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Town Council notes financial implications of Stoke Lodge independence

The creation of an independent parish council for Stoke Lodge and The Common, both of which currently lie within the administrative area of Patchway, will have significant financial implications for Patchway Town Council, a meeting has heard. In a public consultation held last year, residents of Stoke Lodge and The Common voted overwhelmingly to split from Patchway and form their

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Officials recommend go-ahead for Shellmor Avenue closure

Officials at South Gloucestershire Council (SGC) have recommended that a proposed scheme to ban traffic from making a left-turn into Shellmor Avenue from the A38 Gloucester Road should be implemented, despite 93 residents signing a petition against it. The recommendation is contained in a report prepared in advance of next Wednesday meeting of SGC’s Planning, Transportation and Strategic Environment Committee,

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Residents asked: Should Stoke Lodge break away from Patchway?

Local residents are being given the chance to have their say on community governance arrangements for the Stoke Lodge area after a petition calling for the formation of a new parish, independent of Patchway, attracted over 500 signatures last year. The Stoke Lodge Community Governance Review is being conducted by South Gloucestershire Council (SGC) in response to the petition, which

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Local transport schemes to be discussed at Area Forum

Five proposed local transport improvement schemes in the Patchway area are to be discussed at a meeting of South Gloucestershire Council’s (SGC’s) Southern Brooks Area Forum this Tuesday (29th November). The Forum has £50k to allocate to transport projects within the Bradley Stoke, Filton, Patchway, Stoke Gifford and Winterbourne areas. The five Patchway projects to be discussed are: Closure of

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