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UPDATE: 30/08/16 - We Won!
Common sense has prevailed thanks to resolve and refusing to take decision our 37 Bus has been saved and direct route from Bath to Bristol reverts u- turn thankfully by MD of First Bus at eleventh hour! Elated

Provide a direct bus service for the residents of Kelston,Swineford & Bitton to BRISTOL CITY CENTRE

Why is this important?

Having endured nine months of road closure due to land slip it now transpires that the 37 service during this time picked up more traffic flow on its redirected route (Newton St Loe & Saltford) who frankly have services to both cities of Bath and Bristol. A decision has been made by the company that the service 'doesn't cut the mustard' and is not commercially viable. BNES & SGC need to take URGENT action at Council ward level to step in and provide a solution for rural home owners both young and elderly.


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2016-08-30 09:32:58 +0100

Petition is successful with 203 signatures

2016-08-14 02:03:25 +0100

Petition successfully logged by Councillor Erica Williams and hand delivered to James Freeman of First. Amidst scrutiny of Public meeting said gentleman admitted "It isn't right as it is" First West of England need to look at the situation. Hollow words given website have printed revised timetables. However I recommend giving benefit of the doubt whilst SGC produce minutes of public meeting and Freeman makes a conscious effort?

2016-08-10 01:48:49 +0100

Kelston Millers have erected signs to raise awareness of ludicrous First West scrapping of our valued service.

2016-08-06 11:34:02 +0100

100 signatures reached

2016-08-04 22:34:23 +0100

Signage delayed should be in place by Wednesday now. Please note photo opportunity has had to be postponed. However please all endeavour to attend public meeting 11/8/16 Kingswood Civic Centre.
Whilst raising awareness of First Bus plan to finish our service 3/9/16. I was deeply moved to be informed by Mrs Backholer 34 Kelston Mills not only did she not know, no longer able to attend Bristol Eye Hospital appointment as relies on 37

2016-08-04 19:12:53 +0100

50 signatures reached

2016-08-04 13:17:14 +0100

25 signatures reached

2016-08-03 18:49:58 +0100

Signage being erected at Kelston 6th August we have permission from Mr Padfield and Mr.Wright.
Press photographer for Week-In booked for 11.00am Monday 8th August at Kelston Mills bus stop so please come along and show your support.
Public meeting will be held at Kingswood Civic Centre 7.00 pm Thursday 11th August please attend as petition will be presented to First Bus

2016-07-28 22:43:07 +0100

10 signatures reached