08.09.2017: South Glos Greens Condemn "Farce" consultation -Current “consultation” about proposed new junction is a sham, say Greens. Read the full press release here…
01.09.2017: This Campaign for the Protection of Rural England (CPRE) report reveals that road-building is failing to provide the congestion relief and economic boost promised, while devastating the environment. It directly challenges government claims that ‘the economic gains from road investment are beyond doubt’; that road-building will lead to ‘mile a minute’ journeys; and that the impact on the environment will be limited ‘as far as possible’. The report shows how road building over the past two decades has repeatedly failed to live up to similar aims.
There’s a good introductory video, links to the full report and links to the ‘Transport for England’ data that supports the findings.
31.08.2017:M4J18A - East or West Is Not the Argument - article for September’s Pucklechurch News which examines the claims made by SGC for the benefits of a junction and argues that they are based on little if any evidence while there is a lot of evidence that such schemes do not work.
14.08.2017:The URBAN village of Pucklechurch. Could we become part of the urban expansion of Bristol. If speculative proposals submitted to SGC as part of the West of England Joint Spatial Plan become a reality the answer is YES! Could the east options for J18a make that more likely?