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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...
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.
Members of Sodbury and Yate Business association (SYBA) were delighted at their recent AGM to reflect on a very positive year. Events such as the Business Breakfast, Speed Networking, Small Business Saturday Displays and Social Events provided excellent opportunities for the local businesses to promote themselves, build strong local networks and to help and support their local community.
The ongoing success of the Association has been reflected in the sharp rise in membership, with numbers set to increase further this year.
Latest news from the Gazette:
• Chipping Sodbury event encourages blood pressure awareness and free service that could "save your life"
• Over 2,000 Yate and Thornbury residents share NHS experiences
• Yate couple killed by toxic gas boiler leak
• South Gloucestershire hospice prepares for World Book Day
• COMMENT: Yate couple killed by toxic gas boiler leak due to poor maintenance
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