‘Local News’ Category

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

Kingsway Fibre Optics

Monday, September 11th, 2017 by Kingswayfibre

This is an appeal for anyone that has slow broadband to speak out. We are currently in communication with Openreach about co-founding for cabinet 34. After, just moving in and experiencing this broadband issue we want to speak out. Please follow our page on Facebook: HERE. We are currently compiling [Continue Reading]

Resurfacing Work – Goose Bay Drive

Friday, August 18th, 2017 by lane

Just need a little insight: I’ve just come back off holiday and noticed there is resurfacing work going on with Goose Bay Drive which I live around. I haven’t had any notice through my door on this, which I thought would be normal? I have my car parked on this [Continue Reading]

KH Bookkeeping & Payroll Services Ltd

Friday, August 18th, 2017 by Karen Hartlebury

Company: KH Bookkeeping & Payroll Services Ltd. A new start up local company that offers bookkeeping and payroll services – predominantly to small businesses and sole traders across the Gloucestershire area. We can offer support on manual or computerised accounting; we are fully experienced using Sage and Xero accounting packages. [Continue Reading]

Kingsway Villagers 10th Anniversary

Saturday, August 12th, 2017 by Clive

Today marks 10 years from the date of the first post I made when I launched the Kingsway Villagers ‘Blog. To date we have 758 posts (230 from me and 528 from you) and 4370 comments (1102 from me and 3268 from you); which is an average of 6.3 posts [Continue Reading]

Kingsway Wildlife & Sustainability Group

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017 by Clive

On July 11th I went to a meeting of the Kingsway Wildlife and Sustainability Group at the Barn Owl. Chaired by Sarah Ottaway, Municipal Recycling Manager for SUEZ (and a local resident), the meeting was well attended and included Nicola Simpson, the Urban Wildlife Team Leader for the Gloucestershire Wildlife [Continue Reading]

KRA Public Meeting July 26th

Thursday, July 20th, 2017 by Clive

The Kingsway Residents’ Association is holding it’s next public meeting on Wednesday, July 26th at the Kingsway Community Centre. The meeting will commence at 7:30PM. We have invited local councillors and Police (including our new PCSO) to attend, as well as the following speakers: Father John Ward of St. James [Continue Reading]

Clearwater School or Kingsway Seniors?

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 by Johnboy

Clearwater School Site or A Kingsway High/Secondary School? Plans have been published for Clearwater school site! This would mean the loss of public open space and parking at Clearwater Drive Conservation Ground & a 2 storey School building for 450 pupils put in its place. Developers expect planning application due [Continue Reading]

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]

Kingsway Broadband Issues?

Friday, April 7th, 2017 by Clive

There has been much communication and frustration about problems with high-speed broadband access in Kingsway: Title: Date: # Comments: Gloucester Broadband Survey 16/03/2016  5 Fibre Broadband 14/06/2015 19 Fibre Broadband Providers (Marham Drive) 27/05/2014 51 Virgin Media / BT Infinity 10/02/2012 25 BT – The Race To Infinity 27/10/2010 14 [Continue Reading]

 

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