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November 28 2016

Knowle GP surgery to close leaving patients weeks to find another doctor

THOUSANDS of patients at a Knowle GP surgery have been told their practice is to close – and they have been given just a few weeks to find a new one. .. Read More


November 25 2016 No cuts to hospital beds under NHS review

No cuts to hospital beds under NHS review

A REPORT in a national newspaper stating that Bristol was set to lose almost a third of its NHS hospital beds is not accurate, the Voice has established. If it was true, South Bristol community hospital would have faced losing 20 of its 60 beds... Read More


November 25 2016

Making a mess in a good cause

TODDLERS and babies did their bit for Children in Need – all by having a really messy time. Lynsey Abbott runs Splat messy play sessions every week in Hengrove, where she raised money for the BBC appeal by selling home-made play-dough and cakes. .. Read More


November 25 2016

Knowle's Park centre wins best community centre in public vote

THE Park Centre in Daventry Road, Knowle, home to community groups and sports clubs of all kinds, has been voted Community Venue of the Year in Bristol. .. Read More


November 18 2016 In Witch I feel Arty

In Witch I feel Arty: the Witch gets ready for Totterdown's art trail

This Witch likes to paint and I like to think that over time I am getting better. With this in mind I decided to swap one of my very old pictures that adorns my parents toilet wall (where my art ends up) for one of my fabulous new works of art. I had a cunning plan, I was not going to tell them. A new painting. Much better than the old one. Nice surprise. How wrong I was. They nearly divorced! .. Read More


November 10 2016

The Wicked Witch of Knowle casts a spell on the poop-ignorers

The Wicked Witch of Knowle casts a spell on the poop-ignorers.. Read More


November 04 2016 The men who got in through Totterdown shop roof

The men who got in through Totterdown shop roof

THESE are new pictures of the men who committed an audacious burglary on a Totterdown supermarket by breaking through the roof... Read More


October 28 2016 Little Ronnie saved by vital heat treatment by Bristol RSPCA

Little Ronnie saved by vital heat treatment by Bristol RSPCA

Evenings are getting darker, jumpers have come out of cupboards and winter is well on its way. Instead of letting this get us down, we are getting excited about our annual Christmas Fair! We think the Christmas Fair is a great way to begin the festive season and raise vital funds for the animals in our care. Colder weather means extra food and extra fuel is needed to keep all our animal residents happy, safe and warm. .. Read More


October 28 2016 Half South Bristol pharmacies at risk

Half South Bristol pharmacies at risk

AS MANY as half of the 31 pharmacies across South Bristol could be at risk of closure following the announcement of a cut in Government support of up to seven per cent over the next two years. .. Read More


October 28 2016 Bedminster Lantern Parade needs more help

Bedminster Lantern Parade needs more help

Bedminster Lantern Parade requires more help – 30 more volunteer stewards are needed to make it a success... Read More