Welcome to MySouthGlos - we're building a new online guide to events and organisations in and around South Gloucestershire.

There are dedicated websites for Thornbury, Yate, Chipping Sodbury, Kingswood and Filton; we hope to cover both the gaps and the wider area here.


Be a Quitter this No Smoking Day

Smokers in South Glos are being encouraged to be 'proud to be a quitter this year and stop smoking on No Smoking Day next month.
Nearly one in six of South Gloucestershire adults smoke but UK figures show two thirds want to quit.
Smokefree South Gloucestershire has FREE stop smoking sessions across the county to help smokers ditch the cigarettes for good. Click below to read more...

www.southglos.gov.uk/smokefree

Council Tax Band Scam Warning

Trading Standards are warning us to beware companies who claim they can move you to a lower Council Tax band or get you a refund. It is not illegal to charge a fee for making an application on your behalf to check your Council Tax banding is correct – but you can do this yourself for free by calling 03000 501501 or visiting the website below.
For further advice on telephone scams, please contact the Citizens Advice consumer service on 03454 04 05 06.

www.voa.gov.uk

Discover 2015...

Do you want to showcase your group or organisation, attract new members or promote a special activity? Then join us for Discover 2015, running 10 September – 30 October.
We welcome events from the arts, heritage including Heritage Open Days, nature, local food, health & wellbeing, sports, family events or events for those aged 50+. Click below to find out more...

www.southglos.gov.uk/leisure-and-...

Beware the New Phone Scam

South Gloucestershire Trading Standards are reminding us to remain vigilant and suspicious of unexpected telephone calls.
Some residents have received unsolicited calls about crime prevention and alarms with the caller claiming to represent the Safer Stronger Community group.
If you receive a call claiming to be on behalf of Safer Stronger, please hang up immediately and if a number is recorded on 1471, please report to Citizens Advice on 03454 04 05 06.

Your Armed Forces Day needs you!

South Gloucestershire’s Armed Forces Day event celebrates and thanks our serving personnel and veterans for their service to our country on Saturday 27 June 2015 at Staple Hill and Page Park.
If you would like to to take part, for example, marching in the parade, having a display or running an activity in the Park or all of the above, please click below to request an application form. Forms must be returned by March 31st.

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Tuesday 3rd March 2015

Wednesday 4th March 2015

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