Kingswood Voice News

August 27 2020

Praise for Class of 2020

TEENAGERS who missed out on months of schooling because of the Covid-19 emergency were hit again by a fiasco over exam results. While some Kingswood youngsters celebrated on A-level results day at schools and colleges, others found their grades were lower than expected, meaning their university and apprenticeship places were at risk until a U-turn meant grades rose again. Head teachers have praised both A-level and GCSE students for their hard work and resilience in the face of the unprecedented challenges presented by the coronavirus pandemic... Read More


August 27 2020

Pizzas for the needy

KINGSWOOD Co-op manager Lee Brankin knew just what to do when he received a larger than expected delivery of pizzas... Read More


August 27 2020

Bid to turn old pub into nursery

THE future of an empty pub in Kingswood is raising concern among local residents... Read More


August 27 2020

Vote halts bid to sell booze at club

BRISTOL Rovers Supporters Junior Football Club has been refused permission to sell alcohol at its Soundwell pavilion after dozens of residents objected... Read More


August 27 2020

Marshals help keep night streets safe

MARSHALS are patrolling outside pubs in Kingswood at weekends to persuade drinkers to act sensibly and try to prevent a second wave of coronavirus... Read More


August 27 2020

Mum tells of e-scooter ordeal

TEARAWAYS on electric scooters knocked over a pram in Hanham High Street as a mum walked home with her four children... Read More


August 27 2020

Charges in modern slavery investigation

FOUR people have been charged as part of a police investigation into the sexual exploitation of women... Read More


August 27 2020

New weapon in the war on litter

NEW ‘Big Belly’ litter bins have been brought in to the Kingswood High Street area... Read More


August 27 2020

It’s No to late licence for takeaway

COUNCILLORS have refused permission for a Kingswood pizza takeaway to open until 2am following objections from neighbours... Read More


August 27 2020

MP backs tougher sentences for dangerous driving

A MOVE to increase the the maximum sentence for causing death by dangerous driving from 14 years to life imprisonment has been backed by Kingswood MP Chris Skidmore... Read More