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We're being warned to be extra vigilant when dealing with unexpected callers at the front door. Trading Standards are aware of rogue traders recently offering services such as driveway resurfacing/sealing/cleaning and tree and hedge maintenance. Damage from winter storms, such as fallen fence panels or trees, may give rogue traders a plausible excuse to knock on your door.
If you think you or someone you know has fallen victim, please contact Trading Standards through the Citizens Advice consumer helpline on 08454 040506.
A public consultation has opened on proposals to move Kingswood's New Cheltenham Road Post Office® branch to Jhoots Pharmacy on Pool Road. Click below to read more and find out how to have your say. The consultation runs until May 1st.
From May, 2014, Cossham Hospital will be a new base for South Gloucestershire’s GP out of hours service.
The service provides telephone advice and face-to-face consultations with a GP or nurse outside normal opening hours for GP surgeries, and includes home visits for patients who are housebound. Click below to read more...
South Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is inviting local people to get involved in developing plans about the role of Cossham Hospital in delivering urgent care services. As part of this process the CCG, which plans and buys health services for people across South Gloucestershire, is planning an engagement event on April 29, at Cleve Rugby Club. Click below to read more...
The Chernobyl Children’s Lifeline is bringing a group of 16 children from Belarus this summer for a month’s respite care. It is estimated that a month staying with a family here, eating nourishing food, resting from the relentless radiation and breathing clean air can add up to two years to their life expectancy.
Could you share your home with two 10-12 year old children for two weeks during summer 2014? There is a network of support for host families – you would not be on your own. If you think that you can help, please click below.
Local man Pete Naish is planning to cycle 900 miles through France in 10 days, raising money to support the children of Belarus, whose lives will be forever affected by the aftermath of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in 1986. Pete and his wife Liz have been hosting children from Belarus with the Chernobyl Children’s Life Line for the past 17 years. Click below to support his fundraising efforts!
The South Gloucestershire Big Spring Clean 2014 will run from 1 March – 30 April, and everyone is encouraged to join in. Friends, families, neighbours, parish and town councils, community and voluntary groups, church groups, schools, students, youth clubs, scouts, cadets, brownies, guides, and businesses are all invited to take action against litter. Click below to read more...
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