Fishponds Voice News

May 29 2020 No independent inquiry into £35 million council spending on loss-making Bristol Energy

No independent inquiry into £35 million council spending on loss-making Bristol Energy

THERE will be no independent inquiry into why Bristol City Council continued to pump millions of pounds into debt-ridden firm Bristol Energy... Read More


May 29 2020 Cannabis worth estimated £300,000 found in police raid

Cannabis worth estimated £300,000 found in police raid

CANNABIS plants with an estimated street value of £300,000 have been seized in a police raid... Read More


May 29 2020 Coronavirus claims life of ‘inspirational’ nurse who helped train next generation of NHS staff

Coronavirus claims life of ‘inspirational’ nurse who helped train next generation of NHS staff

A NURSE who worked at Frenchay Hospital before helping to train the next generation of NHS staff has died after contracting coronavirus... Read More


May 28 2020 Police increase speed enforcement as more drivers take to roads

Police increase speed enforcement as more drivers take to roads

POLICE are warning drivers to stick to the speed limit during a two-week enforcement campaign... Read More


May 24 2020 Homes needed for 280 people moved off Bristol's streets during coronavirus crisis

Homes needed for 280 people moved off Bristol's streets during coronavirus crisis

AN emergency scheme to move homeless people off the streets during the coronavirus has seen 280 given temporary homes in hotels and youth hostels... Read More


May 22 2020 New deputy police commissioner has 'no unfair advantage' in election to replace his boss

New deputy police commissioner has 'no unfair advantage' in election to replace his boss

THE police commissioner’s second-in-command insists his new role will not give him an unfair advantage in next year’s race to replace her... Read More


May 22 2020 Number of new Bristol coronavirus cases 'plummets' - but mayor sounds note of caution

Number of new Bristol coronavirus cases 'plummets' - but mayor sounds note of caution

THE daily number of new coronavirus cases in Bristol has “plummeted” – but that could mean fewer residents are immune to the virus, the city’s mayor has warned... Read More


May 22 2020 Figures reveal huge rise in Universal Credit claims in Bristol

Figures reveal huge rise in Universal Credit claims in Bristol

CLAIMS for Universal Credit in Bristol have rocketed since the lockdown began, official figures reveal... Read More


May 19 2020 Coronavirus has now claimed lives of more than 100 Bristol care home residents

Coronavirus has now claimed lives of more than 100 Bristol care home residents

MORE than 100 people have now died with coronavirus in Bristol care homes... Read More


May 18 2020 Government has ‘really messed up’ school reopening plans, says Bristol Mayor

Government has ‘really messed up’ school reopening plans, says Bristol Mayor

BRISTOL Mayor Marvin Rees says the Government has “really messed up” its plans for reopening schools... Read More