‘Local News’ Category

News and events in and around Kingsway, Quedgeley, Gloucestershire.

Lorries & Coaches Parking Overnight

Monday, August 22nd, 2016 by sam ash

I was wondering if anyone else has noticed the increase in parking of arctic lorries and coaches overnight around the area? It is mainly along the Rudloe Drive / Naas Lane area. This is happening almost every night now; there are more and more of them arriving, I suppose as [Continue Reading]

Bus Route Changes (66 Service)

Monday, August 15th, 2016 by Clive

Stagecoach recently issued the following Email: Bus Services to and from Quedgeley Route & Timetable Changes from Sunday 4th September 2016 From 4th September we’ll be making changes to our local buses in Kingsway and Quedgeley. On Service 12 we’ll be making minor timing changes to improve our punctuality. We’ll [Continue Reading]

Adult Education Courses at Severnvale School: 2016

Monday, August 15th, 2016 by Clive

Severnvale School are running adult education (evening) courses in Maths & English starting in September 2016: (Click image for full-sized .pdf document)

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]

Green Space Maintenance and Waste Bins

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016 by Stuart Elliott

In the previous 3 years that we have live in Kingsway Village, all the green spaces have been well maintained and the Waste Bins were plentiful and regularly emptied. This year, the green areas are a disgrace. I complained to the local councillor who said that she was chasing the matter [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]

KRA Public Meeting: July 25th

Friday, June 24th, 2016 by Clive

The KRA will be holding it’s next public meeting on July 25th. Past meetings have included guest speakers from Glos’ County & City Councils, QPC, QUVL, Stagecoach, Police, The Citizen and many others with connections and influence in Kingsway… Is there anybody you would like to hear from? If you [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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