Monday, March 19, 2018

Restoring species rich meadows

Restoring species rich meadows, is now on Friday 16th March between 10-11:30am.  The event will be in Olveston on the Aust Road, close to the junction with Elberton Road, BS35 4DE 

Olveston Parish Council welcomed Nina Lewis-Leaver as the newest member to sit on the Parish Council at the end of its meeting on the 23rd January 2018.

Nina, lives in Olveston with two daughters at Olveston CEVC School, and previously has helped run the local Mother & Toddler Group.

All current Council vacancies have now been filled.

The Parish Council have recently received a briefing note from South Glos Council concerning Waste management including the roll out of the new smaller 140 litre black bins, and the process for replacing existing bins.  Full details can be found here

The Electoral Commission have now published their final recommendations, and the Parish of Olveston is to be incorporated into the Severn Vale Ward that will be represented by two District Councillors.  A Draft Order is to be laid in Parliament in time for the Local Elections in 2019. Full details are available here

The Parish Council have been advised about essential roadworks that are to be carried out at A38 Gloucester Road North, Filton. (See attached plan of site.) From the 27 February - 3 March 2018, the road will be subject to major resurfacing works.

The works will involve the planing off of the existing surface of the carriageway and the laying of a new surface. The work will start at approximately 8.00pm and remain in place until approximately 6.00am.

For the duration of the works, the road will be closed and all traffic will be diverted around the area whilst the closures are in place. Access to properties and amenities fronting the site and whose only access is from the closed road, will be available at all times and every effort will be made to keep the disruption to local residents to a minimum. There will be no access to the A38 from Filton Avenue during the closure periods. Please note that adverse weather conditions or plant / delivery problems may affect these times and dates.