Sunday, 7 February 2021

Covid surge testing available for Westerleigh village

 South Glos Council has announced additional community testing because of the mutated virus variant in the area.

 South Glos Council is urging everyone over 16 in the designated postcode sector areas to please get tested. "The more cases of the mutation we find, the better chance we have at suppressing it. Please help to keep your community safe by getting tested so we can find the variant and protect you and your loved ones".

SGC's news release is here.

An update is here . In addition to these sites, South Glos Council has announced 3 "Collect and drop" sites, which will be open to collect self-test kits to take home. After testing youself, you can return the kits to the same site for analysis.

The sites will be open from 9am until 5pm, 7 days a week. They are:

Emersons Green Library

Downend Library

Staple Hill Library

Tuesday, 8 December 2020

Stop Loan Sharks

Anyone who lends money for a profit must be registered with the Financial Conduct Authority.

"Loan Sharks" are operating illegally, no matter who they are, and what interest they are charging.

If you know of anyone who has borrowed money from an unauthorised money lender, please advise them to get in touch with the Illegal Money Lending Team on

0300 555 2222

or visit their website stoploansharks.co.uk 


Monday, 12 October 2020

Says Court events

 Avon Wildlife Trust is running two events this autumn at Says Court Farm.

They are both on 28 October, and the details are here:

Wild Wednesday Nature Trail & Craft 
and Owl Prowl

Monday, 6 July 2020

M4 overbridge (Folly pub)

The bridge carrying the road between Westerleigh and the ring road is due to close from 6 July until 29 August for essential maintenance.

Saturday, 28 March 2020

Coronavirus Community Help

See our special page for information about community support in the current emergency

Tuesday, 17 March 2020

Westerleigh Spring Clean (cancelled)

As a response to the latest medical advice, the litter-picking this Sunday (22 March) has been cancelled.

Wednesday, 11 March 2020

Breakfast in St James for 2020

Breakfasts in St James are back for 2020
Saturday 9:00 to 11:00

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

April 18th, May 9th, June 13th, July 11th, August 8th, September 12th

 

Westerleigh Walks

Join us after breakfast for a short walk around our village, 4-5 miles lasting up to two hours.

Walks start at 11:00 from the church