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On Thursday afternoon Thornbury and Yate MP, Steve Webb, joined Chair of South Gloucestershire’s Children’ Committee, Ian Blair, and local councillor for Westerleigh ward, Claire Young, to pay a visit to Manor Primary School in Coalpit Heath. There they met with staff, parent, and pupils at the school and saw for themselves how the new […]

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Victory for Chipping Sodbury Bus Campaign

by admin on 12 June, 2014

Local Liberal Democrat campaigners are celebrating after South Gloucestershire councillors voted to introduce a direct bus service from Chipping Sodbury to Southmead Hospital. The service is an extension of the 82 service that currently runs from Yate to Southmead. The extended route was approved by councillors yesterday after a motion was proposed by Lib Dem […]

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Anger at lack of plans for Thornbury Hospital

by Claire Young on 8 November, 2010

Lib Dem Councillors Maggie Tyrrell and Shirley Holloway are challenging the Chief Executive of NHS South Glos, Penny Harris, over endless delays to plans to build a new hospital in Thornbury. At a meeting of South Gloucestershire Council’s Health Scrutiny Select Committee on Wednesday, there were angry exchanges when Cllr Maggie Tyrrell said, ”It is […]

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