Fishponds Voice News

July 30 2020 New 7-storey block of flats planned for Fishponds Road garage site

New 7-storey block of flats planned for Fishponds Road garage site

A NEW seven-storey block of flats could be built at a landmark site at one of Fishponds' busiest junctions... Read More


July 29 2020 Why are we waiting for Frenchay healthcare?

Why are we waiting for Frenchay healthcare?

A HOSPITAL campaigner wants to know why work has still not started on a new healthcare facility for Frenchay, 15 years after it was approved... Read More


July 29 2020 Cautious reopening as lockdown-hit businesses bounce back

Cautious reopening as lockdown-hit businesses bounce back

AFTER months of enforced closure, home working or emergency appointments, businesses in many of the sectors worst affected by the lockdown have reopened. Trades which rely on close contact with customers have returned over the last month, having had to wait longer than most to reopen. But with new rules, timed appointments, risk assessments and personal protective equipment to manage, a trip to the barber, beautician or even the pub is very different under coronavirus measures... Read More


July 29 2020 Van dweller numbers rise again after lockdown

Van dweller numbers rise again after lockdown

THE number of people living in vans on Bristol's streets is on the rise again, after numbers fell during the coronavirus lockdown... Read More


July 29 2020 Petition calls for ban on fishing at Eastville Park lake

Petition calls for ban on fishing at Eastville Park lake

A PETITION has been started calling for fishing to be banned on Eastville Park lake... Read More


July 29 2020 Fishponds Sale Trail revives community spirit

Fishponds Sale Trail revives community spirit

STALLHOLDERS and bargain hunters braved the showers to take part in the Fishfest Sale Trail... Read More


July 29 2020 No COVID-19 deaths in Fishponds for a month, new figures show

No COVID-19 deaths in Fishponds for a month, new figures show

NO residents of Fishponds died with coronavirus for a whole month, official figures show... Read More


July 28 2020 New principal plans to make Avanti Gardens an 'excellent' school

New principal plans to make Avanti Gardens an 'excellent' school

THE new principal of Fishponds' Avanti Gardens School says he wants to make the primary "an excellent school where pupils thrive"... Read More


July 27 2020 Six cars stolen from Fishponds yard

Six cars stolen from Fishponds yard

POLICE are trying to trace four cars which were among six stolen from a yard in Fishponds... Read More


July 27 2020 Mr Redko retires from 'dream job' at Bristol Metropolitan Academy

Mr Redko retires from 'dream job' at Bristol Metropolitan Academy

A FISHPONDS teacher known to generations of pupils has retired from Bristol Metropolitan Academy after 39 years of teaching... Read More