Backwell Parish Council were delighted to hear that Bristol Airport has given them a grant of £7,223-05 towards making Station Road a little bit safer for our pedestrians, particularly the hundreds of children who go to the nearby school. This generous grant will enable the council to complete phase 1 of the improvements, which will improve the road crossings. Signs will also be installed in an attempt to make drivers more aware of their speed and make them slow down on what can be a very unsafe road. The Parish Council can now progress onto phase 2 of the safety improvements which involves working with the school head teacher and governors together with North Somerset Council to look into the potentially dangerous mix of the cars, coaches and students entering via the single entrance to the school in Meadow Close off Station Road. The Chairman of the Parish Council, Cllr [...]
From Monday 15 August 2016 Diamond travelcard users in selected areas, will still be able to travel between Bristol city centre and Bristol Airport bus stops free of charge. The scheme applies to anyone living permanently in the postcode areas BS40, BS41 8, BS48, BS49 BS29 or BS25. Residents in these areas who are Diamond travelcard holders can travel free of charge on the Airport Flyer Express on production of a valid Diamond travelcard and Bristol Airport's concessionary travel scheme card. Normal restrictions apply and travel is free Monday to Friday from 9am-4am and anytime Saturday, Sunday or public holidays Concessionary travel scheme card application forms are available on Bristol Airport's website or from the Airport Flyer Express kiosk on the terminal forecourt.