MP Chris Skidmore backs local mum Paula McGowan’s campaign

Local MP Chris Skidmore recently spoke in a debate in Parliament regarding Autism and Disability Training for Healthcare Professionals, after a successful campaign by local mum Paula McGowan saw her petition reach more than fifty-one thousand signatures.

Kingswood and Hanham residents on MP’s second successful Tour of Parliament

Residents from Kingswood and Hanham have this week been given a first-hand experience at the heart of British Democracy as part of a tour of Westminster organised by MP Chris Skidmore. October’s Tour marked the local MP’s second trip up to the Houses of Parliament for local residents.

Local MP Chris visits Kings Chase Shopping Centre

Local MP Chris Skidmore recently visited Kings Chase Shopping Centre in Kingswood to meet with local business owners and visit the many shops and stores which help make the shopping centre a success.

Local MP’s first ever Wellbeing Fair a success

Local MP Chris Skidmore hosted his first ever Wellbeing Fair last Friday, with the event taking place at the Longwell Green Community Centre being hailed as a success by local residents.

Local MP backs campaign supporting Hanham High Street

Local MP Chris Skidmore has joined other residents, business owners and traders in Hanham in celebrating the local High Street. The MP was delighted to back the “Love Hanham High Street” campaign, which aims at promoting stores, independent shops and businesses in Hanham.

MP Chris Skidmore’s first Tour of Parliament for local residents


Local MP Chris Skidmore recently welcomed residents from across Kingswood and Hanham to the Houses of Parliament. This first trip was part of the Kingswood MP’s new initiative to give local residents the unique opportunity to visit the heart of British Government and Democracy.

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.