Frome Valley Voice News

April 03 2014

Have to fly!

The crew of the Great Western Air Ambulance had to make a hasty exit on a call in the middle of showing fundraisers around their Filton Base... Read More


April 03 2014

93 Years of caring at Frenchay Hospital

THE story of Frenchay Hospital comes to an end next month with the hospital’s closure. It leaves behind a remarkable story that began in 1921 when Bristol Corporation acquired Frenchay Park, a large country estate in Frenchay, and used the mansion house as a children’s tuberculosis hospital... Read More


April 03 2014

Test centre boost for drivers and fleet owners

A NEW MoT testing station has been opened at the Broad Lane council depot in Yate, with the facility set to be a major boost for local commercial vehicle operators... Read More


April 03 2014

All change as Sirona takes on community health services

Adult community health services in the Downend area are changing from this month. They are now run by Sirona care and health. We talk to its chief executive Janet Rowse about what this will mean for local people... Read More


April 03 2014

Coalpit Heath mum named Business Mother of the Year 2014

A COALPIT Heath mum of twins has been named Business Mother of the Year at a prestigious award ceremony... Read More


March 08 2014

Jenny’s Olympic success celebrated at her old schools

THE success of Jenny Jones at the Winter Olympics is another feather in the cap for Winterbourne International Academy... Read More


March 08 2014

Campaigners celebrate new bus service to Southmead Hospital

Getting to Southmead hospital by public transport will become a lot easier from next month when a new direct bus service starts to operate... Read More


March 08 2014

Mudbath track repairs give pupils safe school route again

A SAFER route to school has been restored after repairs were carried out to a path that had become a muddy mess... Read More


March 08 2014

Gospel hall and homes plan for former Rentokil site

PLANS have been drawn up to put a gospel hall and three family homes on the site of the former Rentokil depot in Frampton Cotterell... Read More


March 08 2014

Bridge repair facts to be posted to households

LETTERS will be delivered to homes surrounding the Frampton Cotterell bridge that is due to be repaired to inform residents about the project and potential problems it could cause... Read More