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  • Major road in Kingswood set for re-surface

    By matt_2009 at 15:29 on 03/05/13
    Major road in Kingswood set for re-surface.
    The entire length of a Cock Road, running through Kingswood, is set to be resurfaced this year. Cock Road within the Woodstock ward of Kingswood extends from Wraxall Road close to the A4174 Ring Road all the way into Hanham where it becomes Mounthill Road, a distance of around 1 kilometre. The state of the road surface has steadily deteriorated in recent years prompting local councillors to make repeated representations to the council...
  • Changes to parking policy in South Gloucestershire take effect

    By matt_2009 at 18:25 on 02/04/13
    Changes to parking policy in South Gloucestershire take effect.
    Following consultation with local people, businesses and special interest groups the council has amended its parking enforcement policy The changes, which come into effect this week, are detailed in new public guidance published today on the council's website. A council spokeman says its parking enforcement policy to help reduce congestion on the district's roads and ensure compliance with parking regulations.
  • Have your say on Kingswood's bus services

    By matt_2009 at 13:03 on 27/03/13
    How do you rate the bus services in Kingswood?
    How do you rate the bus services in Kingswood? Well, many bus services in the area are up for re-tender in 2013 and it's a chance to feedback any comments or suggestions that you may have regarding these to the council. The consultation closes on Friday 12 April. Your responses will form part of the decision making process which councillors will make along with comprehensive survey information including passenger surveys, passenger...
  • Stay off the roads: Police snow warning

    By matt_2009 at 09:32 on 18/01/13
    Stay off the roads: Police snow warning.
    Snow continues to fall across Bristol this morning police are advising motorists to avoid making journeys unless they are absolutely necessary. Around 10-15cm of snow is expected to have fallen by the end of today, making highways dangerous for driving. While there have been no major incidents on the roads so far police are saying "stay indoors". "But If you do have to drive, we suggest you slow down and brake, steer...
  • New crossing for sheltered housing scheme on Blackhorse Road, in Kingswood

    By matt_2009 at 08:10 on 19/10/12
    Blackhorse Road, Kingswood (crossing under construction).
    A new pedestrian crossing is finally being been built in Blackhorse Road, Kingswood – aimed to help residents of a sheltered housing scheme to cross a busy road. The construction of a zebra crossing on Blackhorse Road is in response to a long-running campaign by residents of Blackhorse Court, a scheme providing supported living for around 19 people with disabilities or learning difficulties. Residents had approached their local...

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