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Be in the know…..Subscription traps

South Gloucestershire Trading Standards - 4th June 2015

Get Safe Online and Trading Standards are warning consumers to be wary of subscription traps. Subscription traps take place when you sign up online or on the phone for free or low-cost trials of products, only to find that you have been unwittingly locked into costly repeat payments. Typically, these products are slimming pills, health foods and anti-aging products. Read More...

Bigger and better; local young people organise another two days of skate park events  during the festival

Bigger and better; local young people organise another two days of skate park events during the festival

BSTC - 27th May 2015

After the success of last year's two days of skate park activity, local young people have again been involved in actively planning and organising another two days of skate park related events during this year's Festival weekend on the 6th & 7th June. Read More...

Changes to Stoke Gifford Sort It centre

South Gloucestershire Council - 14th May 2015

Following an accident on the 9 April 2015, that resulted in a serious injury to a Suez Environment (formally SITA) employee, changes are required to the Stoke Gifford Sort It centre. Read More...

Make a Difference this Summer by helping children do the Summer Reading Challenge 2015

Make a Difference this Summer by helping children do the Summer Reading Challenge 2015

South Gloucestershire Council - 13th May 2015

South Gloucestershire’s Libraries are seeking volunteers to help children do the Summer Reading Challenge 2015. Volunteers will work as part of a friendly team and carry out a variety of tasks which include talking to children about the books they've been reading, helping children choose new books and assisting with holiday activities. The closing date for applications is 14 June. Volunteers must be aged 14 or over. Read More...

Summer Play Scheme Vacancies

Summer Play Scheme Vacancies

Four Towns Play Association - 7th May 2015

Do you enjoy working with children? Looking for work for the summer? Four Towns Play Association is looking to recruit play leaders and play workers for its Summer Play Scheme. Read More...

Summer Play Scheme Volunteers

Summer Play Scheme Volunteers

Four Towns Play Association - 7th May 2015

Do you enjoy working with children? Looking to volunteer for the summer? Four Towns Play Association is looking for volunteers (aged 14+) for its Summer Play Scheme. Read More...

Be Aware of Charity Email Scams

South Gloucestershire Trading Standards - 5th May 2015

South Gloucestershire Trading Standards would like to remind residents to be wary when dealing with unexpected emails, whatever the reason for that mail is. Read More...

Investment Scams

South Gloucestershire Council Trading Standards - 22nd April 2015

Investment scams are not uncommon, but South Gloucestershire Trading Standards would like to remind residents to remain suspicious when presented with an investment opportunity that looks too good to be true. Read More...

Bogus Trading Standards Officer

South Gloucestershire Council Trading Standards - 10th March 2015

South Gloucestershire Trading Standards would like to remind residents to remain vigilant when dealing with cold callers, whoever they claim to be. Read More...

F.B.U. Industrial Action planned 25th February for a 24hr period

F.B.U. Industrial Action planned 25th February for a 24hr period

18th February 2015

People living and working in the Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) area are being urged to take extra care to prevent fires and other emergencies following the confirmation of a national strike by firefighters. Read More...