Fishponds Voice News

May 04 2020 Socially-distanced bus with taped-off seats goes on trial on Bristol route

Socially-distanced bus with taped-off seats goes on trial on Bristol route

BRISTOL bus operator First has started trial runs of a new socially-distanced seating arrangement... Read More


May 04 2020 Coronavirus claims 13 lives in Fishponds area, latest figures show

Coronavirus claims 13 lives in Fishponds area, latest figures show

THIRTEEN people in Fishponds and the surrounding neighbourhoods have died after contracting coronavirus, according to the latest official figures... Read More


May 01 2020 Coronavirus lockdown has almost halved level of air pollution in Bristol

Coronavirus lockdown has almost halved level of air pollution in Bristol

AIR pollution in Bristol has fallen by half during the coronavirus lockdown, according to new figures released by the city council... Read More


May 01 2020 Cigarettes and cash stolen in Tesco burglary

Cigarettes and cash stolen in Tesco burglary

BURGLARS who broke in to the Tesco Metro in Staple Hill in the early hours of today took cash and cigarettes... Read More


April 30 2020 Stash of stolen bikes recovered by police

Stash of stolen bikes recovered by police

POLICE are trying to trace the owners of six stolen bikes they have found in raids on homes in Staple Hill and Fishponds... Read More


April 30 2020 Cemeteries will reopen to grieving relatives after change in council's coronavirus lockdown policy

Cemeteries will reopen to grieving relatives after change in council's coronavirus lockdown policy

GRAVEYARDS in Bristol will finally reopen this week but only at set times, mayor Marvin Rees has announced... Read More


April 30 2020 Police camera crackdown on ‘incredibly dangerous’ speeding drivers

Police camera crackdown on ‘incredibly dangerous’ speeding drivers

POLICE speed camera vans and bikes have gone back on patrol to stop “incredibly dangerous” drivers putting other road users at risk during the lockdown... Read More


April 28 2020 60 coronavirus deaths reported in Bristol care homes over two-week period

60 coronavirus deaths reported in Bristol care homes over two-week period

SIXTY people died with COVID-19 in Bristol’s care homes in the space of a fortnight this month... Read More


April 27 2020 House in Hillfields damaged as decking catches fire

House in Hillfields damaged as decking catches fire

FIREFIGHTERS say a fire which damaged a house in Hillfields was caused when decking caught fire... Read More


April 24 2020 Locking relatives out of Greenbank cemetery is 'inhumane', says widow

Locking relatives out of Greenbank cemetery is 'inhumane', says widow

A WIDOW who cannot visit her husband’s grave says Bristol City Council’s decision to keep cemeteries shut is “inhumane”... Read More