Local News

Local MP Luke Hall’s 5th Jobs Fair a resounding Success

Local MP Luke Hall’s fifth jobs fair was hailed as another success last week as the MP continued to deliver on his pledge to hold at least two jobs fairs a year, bringing together a host of local employers eager to meet local job seekers with a range of vacancies on offer.

Thornbury Litter Busters tidy up town with Big Spring Clean

Volunteers took to the streets of Thornbury as part of the town's Litter Busters group Big Spring Clean. More than 25 people met at the former social services on Saturday, February 27, breaking off into teams to cover areas around the town, with almost 30 bin liners filled upon their return.

Buckover Garden Village Petition

Luke Hall is continuing the fight to oppose the proposals for a 'garden village' of 3,000 new homes near Thornbury by launching a petition against the poorly - planned development.

82 Bus Petition.

Luke Hall has continued his pledge to 'Get South Gloucestershire Moving' by creating a petition to improve the 82 bus service to Southmead Hospital by asking for earlier start times as well as a later service in the evening in addition to bringing the service back to Chipping Sodbury and improvin

Funding boost for Yate Train Station

Rail passengers in Yate will soon experience more pleasant journeys thanks to a £14,000 council injection – although overcrowding remains a concern.