Consultation opens on Filton part-night street lighting proposals

South Gloucestershire Council (SGC) has opened a six-week public consultation on plans to convert street lights in Filton to ‘part-night’ operation, a system that involves switching selected street lights off between midnight and 5am GMT, in order to reduce carbon emissions and conserve energy. A statement on the consultation page of the council’s website explains: “Evidence from South Gloucestershire and

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Chance to learn life-saving skills at leisure centre’s ‘Save a Heart’ event

Filton Sports & Leisure Centre is giving local residents the chance to learn vital life-saving skills this week, as part of a link-up with the Great Western Air Ambulance Charity (GWAAC), its ‘charity of the year’ for 2013. During February, GWAAC is running a fundraising initiative called ‘Love Your Air Ambulance’ to raise £250,000 of additional funds for a new

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Trust seeks views on proposed aerospace heritage museum

Following last week’s announcement that British Aerospace has donated £2.4 million towards the establishment of an aerospace heritage museum on the northern edge of the Filton Airfield site, the charitable organisation behind the project has launched a survey to collect the views of local people. The proposed site includes two World War One, Grade II listed hangars, which will be

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