Local News

Litter picking with Chris

A notorious litter-strewn part of Longwell Green has been cleaned up as part of the Spring Clean campaign.

Kingswood MP Chris Skidmore led a team of councillors who litter picked a notorious footpath between Asda’s Longwell Green store and the Aspects Leisure Park.

Pothole Watch

Potholes are becoming an increasing problem throughout our constituency and, whilst a nuisance, they can also prove to be dangerous, particularly in residential areas.  

Chris welcomes Council sports funding into Kingswood

Almost £35,000 is to be spent improving sports facilities across Kingswood, under council plans published this week.

Funding is to be allocated by South Gloucestershire Council using resources received from developers as part of the planning permissions they are granted.

Chris welcomes confirmation of new hospital plans

Plans for new NHS and social care facilities at Frenchay providing around 80 beds in total are being re-confirmed by local health chiefs, to the delight of local Kingswood MP Chris Skidmore.

Chris Skidmore MP criticises housing application on hospital site

An NHS Trust has been criticised by the MPs for Kingswood, Filton and Bradley Stoke, and Thornbury and Yate for encouraging a planning application for new homes on a site reserved for the future Frenchay Community Hospital, which forms a key part of local NHS plans to bring rehabilitation and rec