‘Kingsway Community’ Category

Kingsway community activities, local clubs and community groups in Kingsway and the surrounding area.

Kingsway Doctor’s Surgery: Planning Permission Granted

Monday, May 15th, 2017 by Clive

According to a recent press release from local MP Richard Graham entitled “MP says all of Quedgeley to benefit from new Kingsway GP surgery”, on April 25th 2017, planning permission was granted for the new GP Surgery in Kingsway, which “will take around 12 months to complete”. Located off Rudloe [Continue Reading]

WASPI – Women Against State Pension Inequality

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017 by Gerry1

The above organisation is a support group for women born between 1951 and 1959 who had their state pension age raised from 60 to 66 without -or with very little notice. In my case, 58 years old with too little time to plan for retirement. WASPI agree with the equalisation of [Continue Reading]

ActiveDads in Kingsway!

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 by leah hopton

ActiveDADs is a project that uses sport and play to bring dads together creating a peer support network. Being a parent can be hard and for some dads; finding support, a place to chat and meet other dads going through the same challenges is difficult. ActiveDADS is works on engaging all [Continue Reading]

New Kingsway website for local mums and dads

Sunday, October 23rd, 2016 by Rebecca Snel

Kingsway Family Connect Being fairly new to Kingsway and as a mum of two small boys, I wanted a way to connect with other mums around. It was summer holidays when we moved in, and most playgroups were on a break. I turned to Facebook to ask what there was [Continue Reading]

Home-Start Volunteers Course

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016 by Michelle

We have a few more spaces available for parents, grandparents or people with parenting experience to join us on our (free) Volunteer Training Course. The course starts on Thursday 22 September [10AM to 2:30PM] at Quedgeley Village Hall (free parking available to rear) and runs for 10 sessions – from [Continue Reading]

Home-Start coming to Quedgeley and Kingsway

Monday, August 15th, 2016 by Clive

I would like to introduce Home-Start, a national charity based in Stonehouse, who support families with young children aged 0–5 years and expecting mothers. We do this with the help of our outstanding volunteers who are parents themselves and have completed our training course. We have been awarded some funding [Continue Reading]

Creative Group for Carers

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016 by Roger Hare

A Kingsway resident who cares for someone with dementia, would like to start up a regular ‘creative’ get-together for others in the same circumstances… Painting, drawing, writing, poetry, etc. If you’d like to know more please contact Roger at ‘Carers Gloucestershire’ in the first instance – he’s helping to get [Continue Reading]

Home-Start Supporting Quedgeley & Kingsway Families

Monday, July 18th, 2016 by Michelle

Home-Start are the UK’s leading family support charity and recruit and train volunteers to support parents, in their own homes, with at least one child under the age of five. There are 18,500 volunteers working in 280 Home-Starts right across the UK. We also support in British Forces bases in Germany [Continue Reading]

Kingsway Allotments: Care to Grow Project

Wednesday, July 6th, 2016 by Amy Parry

Care to Grow from Building Circles in Gloucestershire Here at Building Circles in Gloucestershire, we are passionate about helping people who are isolated and lonely who have learning disabilities. Most of the people we support only have paid staff in their lives, so with the help of our volunteers we offer solid [Continue Reading]

Quedgeley Police Message

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016 by Clive

All Parents: Very Important Message from Quedgeley Police. This building which known locally as the old Pullman building (on the left-hand side of the road as you drive into Kingsway past Linda Virgoe Dance Studio) is scheduled for demolition. Local residents and police have witnessed young children playing inside and [Continue Reading]

 

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