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MP backs £2 million bid for restoration of Whitfield Tabernacle

A £2million bid has recently been submitted to kick start the restoration of the site, which forms part of the wider regeneration of Kingswood, the High Street and the Town Centre, with plans for the current building to be fully restored and returned to use as a performance arts space.

Extra police welcomed by MP

137 new police officers coming to Avon & Somerset Constabulary to keep crime falling locally have been welcomed by Kingswood MP Chris Skidmore.

Local MP Chris Skidmore celebrates school funding boost

Kingswood MP Chris Skidmore has welcomed the announcement that schools across Kingswood and the wider South Gloucestershire area are to receive over 5% more per pupil next year, a total of £8.4m of additional funding.

MPs lobby Minister for new 18a junction

MP Chris Skidmore joined colleagues in lobbying the new Transport Secretary to support the campaign for the new M4 junction 18a at Emersons Green.

MP welcomes birth centre reopening

Health Minister and MP Chris Skidmore has welcomed the announcement that the Cossham Birth Centre will reopen in the autumn.