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  South Gloucestershire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
South Gloucestershire is a major transport hub for the south of England where the M4 and M5 motorways meet.
The western side of South Gloucestershire is a valley surrounding the River Severn.
South of the motorways are suburbs of Bristol while areas north are rural areas.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/South_Gloucestershire   (357 words)

 Kingswood, South Gloucestershire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kingswood is a town in South Gloucestershire, England.
The construction of a number of chapels and schools by Whitefield, Wesley, and their associates and followers is held to be one of the factors contributing to Kingswood's growth.
From 1974 to 1996 it was a local government district borough in the County of Avon but was merged on April 1, 1996 with its neighbour Northavon to form South Gloucestershire.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kingswood,_South_Gloucestershire   (149 words)

 Gloucestershire data - South West Arts Marketing
Gloucestershire is essentially a rural county, with a farming tradition that stretches back since before Roman times and an industrial history based around the wool trade.
In March 2001 to February 2002, the working-age employment rate in Gloucestershire was 81% this compares with 79.3% in the South West and 74.4% in the UK.
Long-term unemployment is low and, despite pockets of unemployment reflecting the decline in smaller industrial businesses, South Gloucestershire is one of the least deprived authorities in the UK with a healthier population and longer life expectancy.
www.swam.org.uk /stats/gloucestershire.asp   (791 words)

 South Cerney, a Cotswold village near Cirencester and Cerney Wick
South Cerney has a range of local amenities including a Post Office and newsagents (known as South Cerney News), Londis general store, hairdressers, Indian restaurant/takeaway, fish and chip shop, a pharmacy and a dental surgery.
South Cerney is in the heart of the Cotswold Water Park and only a stones throw from lakes where you can sail, jet ski and fish.
At the end of Silver Street in South Cerney is St Edwards College, founded by Anne Edwards in 1834 (the primary school in South Cerney is called Anne Edwards School) to house the widows of clergymen.
www.southcerney.com   (833 words)

 South Gloucestershire PCT - improving the health of the local population
South Gloucestershire PCT is a statutory organisation within the NHS and is responsible for commissioning and providing health services for the population of South Gloucestershire.
The population is projected to rise to 290,000 by the year 2021 and is the fastest growing in the South West.
South Gloucestershire PCT have developed a suite of web pages designed to meet the requirements of the Act and help the public find the information they require.
www.sglos-pct.nhs.uk   (610 words)

 Camelot Village: Britain's Heritage and History
One famous son of Gloucestershire is Edward Jenner, the pioneer of Vaccinations.
Gloucestershire County Council and the six district councils of Cotswold, Cheltenham, Forest of Dean, Gloucester, Stroud and Tewkesbury provide services for the north.
The South Gloucestershire unitary council and that part of the City of Bristol unitary authority north of the River Avon administer the south of the County.
www.camelotintl.com /heritage/counties/england/gloucester.html   (1035 words)

 South Gloucestershire Labour Party
South Gloucestershire forms the northern part of the old Avon county, and was created as a unitary authority on the demise of the county in 1996.
Labour plays a significant role in South Gloucestershire politics, with three of the district's four MPs, and our councillors are part of a cross-party administration running the council.
South Gloucestershire Labour is fully committed to making our district a cleaner and safer place in which to live, work, shop and enjoy leisure time.
www.southglos.labour.co.uk   (553 words)

 South Gloucestershire Home Educators - The LEA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The South Gloucestershire LEA (South Gloucestershire Education Services) is a bit of a mixed bag in regards to its policy and practice towards elective home education.
South Gloucestershire LEA have indicated that local policy will possibly undergo a more comprehensive overhaul once those guidelines have been published, and that appears to be a good time to address the remaining issues.
South Gloucestershire Education Services conducts these "checks/visits" once a year on HE families (done by Education Welfare Officers), interspersed with the contacts/visits from the Senior Support Teacher regarding ed provision.
www.southgloshomeeducators.org.uk /lea.php   (2666 words)

 South Gloucestershire Council   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
As we are heading out of Bristol towards South Gloucestershire, most people are going the other way.
South Gloucestershire itself offers house prices that as a proportion of average salary are below the national average, which is perhaps why around 90% of houses are privately owned.
If you have children, or you're planning to, childcare facilities in South Gloucestershire are excellent.
www.southglos.newjobs.co.uk /aboutcity.asp   (419 words)

 BBC - Gloucestershire Features - South West photo challenge
The South West England campaign was launched last year to promote the region as the perfect destination for visitors and for businesses alike.
South West England is one of the most diverse regions of the country, with an extraordinary range of landscape and industry.
John Taynton, of the South West Regional Development Agency, one of the organisations behind the South West England campaign, said, "Those of us who already live and work in South West England know how lucky we are.
www.bbc.co.uk /gloucestershire/focus/2004/03/sw_photo_comp.shtml   (593 words)

 NHS Sheffield - South East Sheffield Primary Care Trust
South East Sheffield covers the Castle, Manor, Darnall, Park, Intake, Handsworth, Birley and Mosborough areas with a population of over 160,000 taken care of by 33 GP practices.
The 2005 South East Sheffield PCT Annual General Meeting will be held on 29th September 2005.
South East Sheffield PCT will be holding their 'Your Health, Our Priority' event on 22nd September 2005 at Guildford Grange (18th August 2005)
www.sheffield.nhs.uk /southeastpct/index.php   (203 words)

 GENUKI: Genealogical research information for Gloucestershire, England
Several Gloucestershire churches are featured on Phil Draper's Church Crawler Website, devoted to news and information about churches in the UK, and worldwide, where the emphasis is on "less-well-known churches that do not appear on the tourist trails of the world".
Graham Thomas is assembling a South Cotswolds Genealogical Master Index to include material and links for selected parishes in the South Cotswold area.
Names from Musters of the Gloucestershire (North and South) Militia 1781-82 are available for purchase on floppy disk or microfiche through Family History Indexes (the link to Militia Musters is part way down the page).
www.genuki.org.uk:8080 /big/eng/GLS   (5891 words)

 In Cntact with South Gloucestershire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
South Glos Council is facing this problem because it is one of the lowest funded Councils in the country.
If South Glos was funded at the average for England it would have a further £11 million from the Government to spend on schools and £7 million to spend on caring for older people in their homes.
The Council has joined with the other Councils in the South West to call on the Government to redress the unfairness of the funding system and to ask that additional funding be found for next year.
www.thecareforum.org.uk /TCFsite/South_Glos_Feb_02.htm   (2317 words)

 Environment South West 2001
Government air quality statistics show that air quality in the South West is generally good with low levels of sulphur, nitrogen dioxides and particulates in comparison to the rest of England.
This is due to the fact that concentrations tend to be highest in the southern regions, near the coast and at high altitudes because high temperatures and sunshine levels promote the photochemical reactions that generate ground level ozone.
High SO2 concentrations now only tend to occur in cities where coal is still widely used for domestic heating.The last 40 years have seen a decline in coal burning (domestic, industrial and in power generation) As a result, ambient concentrations of this pollutant in the UK have decreased steadily over this period.
www.swenvo.org.uk /environment/sec4.asp   (3328 words)

 The SABRE Roads Website
If I look at an old map, it says the area to the south used to be called Avon and before that it was part of Gloucestershire, but it is no longer part of Gloucestershire because if it was, it would be called Gloucestershire, not South Gloucestershire.
Anyway (and back on topic), by splitting Avon into the City of Bristol and South Gloucestershire (plus some others), the urban area of Bristol is controlled by two different councils, which lead to the failure of a key part of a new transport system.
Gloucestershire has one, the city and county of Bristol has one and Berkshire has one even though Berkshire County Council was abolished in the 1990's.
groups.msn.com /TheSABRERoadsWebsite/roadsnews.msnw?action=get_message&mview=0&ID_Message=31503&LastModified=4675509950866443038&all_topics=1   (1751 words)

 Public Art in the South West: Gloucestershire
This project was sponsored by Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Trust in collaboration with the National Star Centre and co-ordinated by the Trust's Arts Programme and Cheltenham Borough Council as part of its 'mosaic trail' for Cheltenham.
Gloucestershire Digital Arts Forum, a collaboration between the County Council, Cirencester College Media Department and Preme commissioned Simon Ryder to explore the county through digital media.
South Gloucestershire Council has worked in partnership with artists, engineers and contractors to manage the public art projects to enhance the cycle and pedestrian routes.
www.publicartonline.org.uk /pasw/artinsw/glocs.html   (1455 words)

 South Gloucestershire - Vikipedio
Geografio > Eŭropo > Britio > Anglio > Angla regiono > South West England > South Gloucestershire
South Gloucestershire estas unuara instanco en la angla regiono South West England.
Ĝi estis antaŭe parto de la provinco Gloucestershire kaj poste Avon.
eo.wikipedia.org /wiki/South_Gloucestershire   (49 words)

 ::: || DV Help Forum || :::
The definition of Domestic Violence adopted by the South Gloucestershire Domestic Violence Forum is:
The Forum is a partnership of voluntary and statutory agencies that are committed to taking positive action on domestic abuse.
South Gloucestershire Domestic Violence Forum believes that violence against adults and children is a crime, and recognises that those experiencing domestic violence may require assistance from a number of agencies.
www.dvhelp.org.uk   (303 words)

 Friends of the Earth: Press Releases: 2003: SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE VOTES TO GO GM-FREE
South Gloucestershire Council voted to go GM-free late last night, becoming the largest local authority to call for GM-free status so far.
"Calls for a GM-free Britain are growing; local authorities up and down the country are looking at similar motions to the one passed in South Gloucestershire to protect their food, farming and wildlife from GM pollution.
People throughout the country have made it clear that they do not want to eat GM food or have GM crops grown in their areas - it is time for the Government to listen.
www.foe.co.uk /resource/press_releases/south_gloucestershire_vote.html   (726 words)

 South Gloucestershie Youth Offending Team
South Gloucestershire Youth Offending Team is a multi-agency partnership based in Filton.
The Team at South Gloucestershire is made up of trained professionals with specific roles working together in one office to tackle youth offending.
The YOT is funded by Partner agencies (the Local Authority, Community Safety, National Probation, Health, Police and the Youth Justice Board).
www.southgloucestershireyot.org.uk   (341 words)

 In Contact with South Gloucestershire September 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
South Glos Primary Care Trust (PCT) was awarded one star by the Commission for Health Improvement in the first England wide independent assessment of the new PCTs.
South Gloucestershire PCT will be holding their 2003/4 AGM on Wednesday 24 September, 6.30pm at Kingswood Civic Centre.
South Glos Deaf Association (SGDA) with South Glos Adult and Community Learning will be starting a programme of lipreading, deaf awareness and British Sign Language classes at Frome House in Yate in September.
www.thecareforum.org.uk /TCFsite/South_Glos_News_Sept_03.htm   (2183 words)

 South Gloucestershire weighs in for Trade Justice
The South Gloucestershire Fairtrade Network arranged the special 'Picnic in the Park' event in Kingsgate Park, Yate over lunchtime.
The South Gloucestershire Fairtrade Network is a tremendous initiative and I hope that everyone who cares about these issues will visit their web site or get on their mailing list to find out more'.
Helen Harrison, Co-ordinator of the South Gloucestershire Fairtrade Network said: 'Thousands of supporters of the Trade Justice Movement want to see their MPs doing something about wickedly unfair world trade rules which penalise the poorest countries.
www.christianaidconnect.org /pooled/articles/BF_NEWSART/view.asp?Q=BF_NEWSART_64404   (319 words)

 The Boundary Committee for England : Your area : South West : Gloucestershire : Gloucestershire County Council
The Boundary Committee for England (BCFE) began reviewing the electoral arrangements of Gloucestershire County Council on 6 August 2002.
The Order implementing The Electoral Commission's decision on the final recommendations of this review has been made and can be viewed on Her Majesty's Stationery Office's website.
This letter outlines an alternative proposal from Cheltenham Borough Council submitted to us during Stage One of the PER but omitted from our draft recommendations report.
www.boundarycommittee.org.uk /your-area/gloucestershirecc.cfm   (145 words)

 Lippiatt and another v South Gloucestershire Council [1999] 4 ALL ER 149 - What is the effect of this decision on the ...
Lippiatt and another v South Gloucestershire Council [1999] 4 ALL ER 149 - What is the effect of this decision on the English Law of Nuisance?
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 South Gloucestershire features from the Gazette Series   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
RURAL areas across South Gloucestershire have recently been targeted by thieves preying on the trusting ethos of most villages.
IT IS in one of the loveliest settings in the whole of South Gloucestershire and it's a familiar name to thousands of people all over the country - and overseas - who've been there on training courses.
ANY walk along the urban streets or the county lanes of South Gloucestershire in winter, when the temperature is sub-zero, would start you thinking.
www.thisissouthgloucestershire.co.uk /south_gloucestershire/features   (4571 words)

 Gloucestershire Hydroponics retail in Stroud, South West UK
Gloucestershire Hydroponics retail in Stroud, South West UK Hydroponics Retail to Stroud, Gloucestershire and South West UK Unit 4, Hope Mill Business Centre, Hope Mill Lane, Brimscombe, Stroud, Glos, GL5 2SE
Gloucestershire Hydroponics offers specialist hydroponics retail, with premises near Stroud in Gloucestershire.
Our growrooms are strong, stable and fully adaptable should you need to add further components in the future.
www.gloucestershirehydroponics.com   (266 words)

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