Fishponds Voice News

November 02 2016

'I just want to see son's first Christmas'

NEIGHBOURS have rallied round to support a Fishponds father-of-two who has been diagnosed with terminal cancer. .. Read More


November 02 2016

Massive effort to make case against fast food drive-thru

DOZENS of Fishponds residents have spent the last few weeks preparing for the Public Inquiry into a plan for a two-storey McDonald's drive-through restaurant on the Fishponds Road... Read More


October 07 2016

Aston Martin and Dick Lovett launches in Bristol

Aston Martin has opened its latest new dealership in the UK in Bristol, partnering for the first time with Dick Lovett. .. Read More


October 07 2016

Rugby ace Amber turns professional

AMBER Reed, former Fishponds schoolgirl turned England rugby player, has more than one reason to celebrate. .. Read More


October 07 2016

Fathi’s story

I’ve been in England for seven months. I’m 24 years old and I don’t have anyone here that I know so that makes it very hard. All my friends and family in Sudan are dead. I love my country but I can’t go back. Learning English is the most important thing to me so I can talk to people, make friends and find work. I’ve tried to rent rooms but was told I’m too young. I can stay in the hostel but everyone is much older than me and I don’t feel safe; there are lots of problems there. .. Read More


October 07 2016

Giving young people a bed - and a bit of hope and belief

THE stereotypical image of homelessness is thankfully disappearing as people realise it's something that could happen to any of us at any time. Relationships break down, people lose jobs, council housing is in short supply - there is little stability in 21st century Britain. .. Read More


October 07 2016

Mother and son take on tennis club coordinator role

DOWNEND and Frenchay Tennis Club (DFTC) has appointed a mother and son team to take on the new role of Tennis Club Coordinator and help shape the future of the club... Read More


October 07 2016

Your chance to take part in fun day

A CHARITY based in Eastville is inviting families to take part in an autumn-themed ‘Stay and Play’ fun day. .. Read More


October 07 2016

New brain injuries hospital set to open

MORE than 200 people were shown around a new hospital for brain-injured patients at Frenchay before work started to move into the premises. .. Read More


October 07 2016

Ryan's brave rescue act earns an award

RYAN Becker, of Staple Hill, has been honoured for helping to rescue a man who had fallen on to a railway track. .. Read More