‘Local News’ Category

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

Bristol Bus Service

Thursday, April 16th, 2015 by yellowhouse

Do people know that there is a new bus service running from Waterwells Park & Ride to North Bristol? I’ve been on it twice today. It’s very fast – non-stop to Aztec West. I arrived before I could finish typing this on the new mobile-friendly KV blog! It’s also almost [Continue Reading]

Wanted Volunteers: The Q-Club

Monday, April 13th, 2015 by Holly Ford

The Q Club needs YOU! Can you help support our youth club? If you would like to be more involved in the community, work with young people, gain more experience for your C.V. or would like to use your skills, then please contact the Q Club.   We are looking [Continue Reading]

Litter Pick 2015

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015 by Clive

The KRA have organised a community litter pick for this Saturday April 11th. (The 2013 litter-pick was a great success: See Gallery). Please come along, meet some more neighbours, bring the kids… (Hah! We need all the help we can get)! We will be meeting outside the Kingsway Community Centre [Continue Reading]

Plume Plotter

Sunday, April 5th, 2015 by Ash

Clive asked me to write something about Plume Plotter (plumeplotter.com), so here it is: What is Plume Plotter? It’s a website that shows a real-time display of the air pollution from the incinerator at Javelin Park if it existed now. What air pollution? The Council said that the incinerator would [Continue Reading]

Kingsway Residents Association – Public Meeting: March 23rd

Monday, March 23rd, 2015 by Clive

Kingsway Residents’ Association is holding a public meeting today: Monday 23rd March, at 7:30pm in the Kingsway Community Centre. This is your opportunity to hear what we have been doing over the last few months, as well as updating you on developments in Kingsway, and an opportunity to join the [Continue Reading]

Incinerator Insights and Action

Monday, February 23rd, 2015 by Clive

Following our previous discussion about the incinerator (HERE), I read a superb comment made by Julian Powell during a Facebook discussion about this and (with his permission) here it is: The County has a new MBT plant at Bishops Cleeve that deals with 40% of the waste due to go [Continue Reading]

Goose Bay Drive – Tree Planting

Monday, February 16th, 2015 by Clive

QUVL Project Manager Andy Smith asked me to reproduce the following letter sent to Goose Bay Drive residents on Feb’ 10th: Dear Sir / Madam, Quedgeley Urban Village – Installation of Highway Trees in Goose Bay Drive As part of the completion works, we will be installing trees in Goose [Continue Reading]

Craft Morning

Friday, February 13th, 2015 by Clive

Another Diary Date for next week. The Q Club are holding a Craft Morning on Friday 20th Feb’ for children aged 2-7, from 10am to 1pm at The Q-Club. For just £2 you and your child can drop in for a session of “Spring Time Crafts”. For more information (or [Continue Reading]

Charity Quiz Night

Monday, February 9th, 2015 by Clive

This is a Fund Raising event for the Gloucestershire Multiple Sclerosis Oxygen & Therapy Centre (Registered charity 800909). Come along to the Quedgeley Village Hall, (Bristol Rd Gloucester) on Saturday Feb’ 28th from 7PM and take part in our Quiz Night. Just £5 per ticket – including a Ploughman’s Supper! [Continue Reading]

ReachOut! Fun Day.

Saturday, February 7th, 2015 by Clive

Another Diary Date for Kingsway Residents: Holly Ford and Reachout! have organised a Fun Day on February 19th at the Kingsway Sports Pavilion from 12pm, with “Fantastic activities going on for young people to enjoy”. For more information call Holly on 01452-541023 or 01452-542590.


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