Launch of the Filton Flyer 555 bus service.

Filton Flyer community bus service to be axed after less than a year

A community bus service designed to benefit residents of Conygre Road and the wider Filton area is to be axed less than 12 months after it was launched with the aid of a £50,000 grant. The Filton Flyer 555 service, which began operating on Monday 9th December 2013, originally linked areas of Filton with Bristol Parkway Station, Southmead Hospital, South Gloucestershire & Stroud College

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Filton Flyer community bus service launched

Chairman of South Gloucestershire Council Cllr Ian Boulton, members of Southern Brooks Community Partnership and local residents gathered at the Bethany Hall in Filton on Friday (6th December) to launch a new community bus service, the Filton Flyer 555. The new service began yesterday (Monday 9th December) and will operate on a donations-only basis prior to its official start date

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Government grant will bring bus service to Conygre ward

South Gloucestershire Council has announced that the Conygre ward of Filton is to get its own volunteer-run bus service, thanks to the award of a £50,000 government grant. The money, from the Local Sustainable Transport Fund (LSTF), has been awarded to the Southern Brooks Community Partnership (SBCP), which will use it to purchase a low-floor minibus. The Conygre area has been without

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Nutfield Grove bus link feasibility study to be published in April

A report on the feasibility of constructing a bus link between Filton Avenue and Filton Abbey Wood Station via Nutfield Grove is to be published by South Gloucestershire Council (SGC) in April. The news was revealed in reply to a question tabled at a recent SGC Planning, transport and Strategic Environment Committee meeting by Filton District Councillor Roger Hutchinson. Chris

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