"Road ahead closed" sign on Highwood Road, Patchway.

Highwood Road closure: Church minister urges flock to “make feelings known”

A Patchway church minister has urged his parishioners to respond to South Gloucestershire Council’s (SGC’s) consultation over the 18-month “experimental” closure of Highwood Road to general traffic. Writing in a recent parish newsletter, Fr Eugene Campbell of Holy Family RC Church says he has noticed an increase in traffic using “rat runs” through Patchway estate since the closure came into

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Inconsiderate parking in Hempton Lane, Patchway, Bristol.

Committee to consider objections to Hempton Lane parking restriction plans

Objections to proposed changes to waiting restrictions in Hempton Lane are to be considered at a meeting of South Gloucestershire Council’s Planning, Transport & Strategic Environment (PTSE) Committee next week. The objections, which relate to plans to add further double lines on the north side of the road and introduce limited waiting on the south side, were received during the

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New road sign at junction of Highwood Road, Patchway.

Highwood Road closure set for 15th October

The long-debated closure of Patchway’s Highwood Road to general traffic looks set to take effect from Monday 15th October after traffic orders associated with the scheme were published today by South Gloucestershire Council. The Council decided in July to press ahead with the proposals, despite receiving a 4,137 signature petition calling for the road to be kept open to general

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Notice advertising a proposed left-turn ban into Shellmor Avenue.

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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