Frome Valley Voice News

April 03 2020 Bristol Nightingale hospital for coronavirus patients to open at UWE Frenchay campus later this month

Bristol Nightingale hospital for coronavirus patients to open at UWE Frenchay campus later this month

A UNIVERSITY of the West of England building is being converted into a 300-bed hospital for coronavirus patients... Read More


April 02 2020 New gas power plant planned for Iron Acton green belt land

New gas power plant planned for Iron Acton green belt land

PLANS have been submitted for a power plant within the green belt in Iron Acton that could supply electricity to 50,000 homes... Read More


April 02 2020 Basket swing and zip wire seat removed from park to enforce coronavirus restrictions

Basket swing and zip wire seat removed from park to enforce coronavirus restrictions

COUNCIL staff have removed a basket swing and zip wire seat from Page Park after a complaint that they were being used by people despite coronavirus warnings... Read More


April 01 2020 Main road linking Frampton Cotterell and Coalpit Heath to Bristol will be resurfaced

Main road linking Frampton Cotterell and Coalpit Heath to Bristol will be resurfaced

PART of the main road linking Frampton Cotterell and Coalpit Heath to Bristol is set to be resurfaced this year... Read More


March 31 2020 Frampton Cotterell school's electric car takes to the playground to beat coronavirus lockdown

Frampton Cotterell school's electric car takes to the playground to beat coronavirus lockdown

PUPILS at a primary school faced a race against time to get an electric car up and running... Read More


March 30 2020 Gas buses hit the road from Coalpit Heath to Bristol and Yate

Gas buses hit the road from Coalpit Heath to Bristol and Yate

NEW gas-powered buses are being introduced on the Y1 service linking Coalpit Heath to Bristol and Yate... Read More


March 30 2020 Community groups spring up to help neighbours through the coronavirus emergency

Community groups spring up to help neighbours through the coronavirus emergency

COMMUNITY groups have sprung up across the Frome Valley area in response to the Coronavirus emergency. .. Read More


March 30 2020 Much-loved events cancelled due to coronavirus

Much-loved events cancelled due to coronavirus

THE coronavirus pandemic has cut a swathe through the social events that form milestones in the community’s calendar every year... Read More


March 28 2020 Lockdown could be lifted in three weeks - if we all stick to it, says police chief

Lockdown could be lifted in three weeks - if we all stick to it, says police chief

THE coronavirus lockdown could be lifted in three weeks if everyone obeys the law and stays at home in the meantime, says the chief constable of Avon and Somerset police... Read More


March 26 2020 Life is transformed by coronavirus as people told to stay at home

Life is transformed by coronavirus as people told to stay at home

SHOPS, schools, council services and churches have been forced to close as rules aimed at slowing the spread of coronavirus tighten... Read More