South Gloucestershire Council have positively responded to the petition raised by local Conservatives candidate Sanjay Shambhu to prevent rat-running of Passage Road in Cribbs Causeway. Investigation on access/egress options due to rat running is now part of the official LOCAL TRANSPORT PRIORITY LIST ‐ INVESTIGATION SCHEMES FOR 2019/2020 of South Gloucestershire Council.

Sanjay said, ” I am delighted with the announcement that South Gloucestershire Council, under Conservatives leadership, have heard our concerns and included it on their priority list. On behalf of all concerned, including the 42 residents who signed the petition, I am pleased to welcome the news. We are on the right path to achieve this for residents in Passage Road, Hazel Brook Gardens and The Close.”

The petition, which is signed by over three dozen residents, can be viewed on the South Gloucestershire website:

Brian Hopkinson, co-petitioner and local Conservatives candidate added:

“Its a pleasure to work with a Council that listens to residents’ concerns. I am equally delighted to welcome the news.”