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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 KRA Committee. Interested? Please apply to kingswayra@googlemail.com).

It’s also your chance to air your views, not just to the committee but to local councillors, police and others in attendance.

Refreshments will be available.

Please join us.

Welcome to Canada Mr Brooks

Saturday, January 17th, 2015 by Clive

We wished a fond farewell to Steve Brooks (blastu2 on here and a former very active committee member for the Kingsway Residents Association) back in June 2014, when he and Mike left for their new life in Canada.

Since then we have been keeping in touch by email, and Steve has been kind enough to supply me with some fantastic pictures of his journey so far.

Steve said:

Mon’ 20/10/2014:
On arrival into our new home-town in BC’ we were met by a cougar at Mike’s parents place! (Pic’s 1 & 2 above)
Wed’ 29/10/2014:
Thought we would send you first snowfall of the year up in the mountain by the lake! (Pic’s 3 & 4 above)
Thurs’ 20/11/14:
The cabin by the lake (Pic’ 3) is a neighbour at the very top of the mountain. The cougar was seen on arrival back at Mike’s parents home – more images of their home are included with this email as they are directly alongside the Rockies (Pic’s 5-10)!. You can see two of our dogs enjoying the farmland walk. (Right)
The cabin for ourselves is still waiting for a few small issues to be corrected before we can get in.

I’m still a little bummed that they left Kingsway, although- to be fair, Canada does look like a pretty good second! :lol:

I have asked Steve for more news (and pic’s) of their cabin and am looking forward to seeing/posting them… (As always, you can click on the images to expand them).

Kingsway Residents’ Association – Annual General Meeting – 26 Nov 14

Monday, November 10th, 2014 by JoeL


Kingsway Residents’ Association is holding its Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 26 November at 7:30pm in Kingsway Community Centre.

This is your opportunity to hear what we have been doing on your behalf over the last year and your opportunity to join the committee as we will be electing the committee for the forthcoming year. If you would like to join the committee please apply to kingswayra@googlemail.com. It is also your chance to air your views not just to the committee but to the local councillors who will be in attendance along with a representative from Stagecoach.

Refreshments will be available. Please do come and join us.

We hope to see you there.

Joe Logan (Chair)
KRA Committee

Halloween Night 2014

Saturday, November 1st, 2014 by Clive

Kingsway Halloween 2014As has become the custom here in Kingsway, Halloween 2014 was a frantically busy evening with hundreds of little monsters, happy parents and enthusiastic neighbours joining in the fun. Trick or Treaters were rife and – I’ve been told by many, were generally very well behaved and very respectful of signs asking them to pass by some houses.

(Pictured right are Dave Talbot, Gill White, Joe Logan and Michelle Ryder of the KRA – with me behind the camera – Click for the full-size image)

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As threatened (here), the KRA were camped out in front of Tesco’s, dishing out sweets to monsters, and giving out vouchers (to parents) for a free (courtesy of the KRA) hot drink at Coco Coffee Lounge.

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We also ran our annual competition for the ‘best dressed’ monsters. Well done to all who entered, the standard was amazing and here are the winners.

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< 1st Place           2nd Place >


(Click for the full-size images)

All of the pictures are available in our Halloween 2014 Gallery.
(See previous year’s galleries: Here).

Halloween 2014

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 by Clive

The Kingsway Residents Association will be holding another annual Halloween Event for local children. We will be setting up camp outside of Tesco and this year we are holding a Fancy dress Competition for Under 11 year olds.
We are also available for “Trick or Treat” goodies and – with the (as always) generosity and help of Coco Coffee Lounge, will be offering free hot drinks for adults.

Halloween 2014

Kingsway Litter Pick (The Big Tidy Up)

Friday, September 12th, 2014 by Clive

Following the 2013 Litter Pick organised by the Kingsway Residents Association, and having received many enquiries from local folk about a similar exercise, I am pleased to announce that the City Council is working with Quedgeley Parish Council to hold a litter picking event at Kingsway on Monday 27th October at 9:30am.

The event is known as the Big Tidy Up (part of a Keep Britain Tidy campaign), and we are asking for volunteers to join us.

We will meet at 9.30am at Kingsway Community Centre. We will provide high-vis tabards, litter pickers, gloves and bags, and will arrange for the bags to be collected after the event.

Kingsway Litter Pick 2014
If you wish to display a poster for the event, click on the picture for a printable (.pdf) copy.


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