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Cossham Hospital was saved from closure following a hard-fought community campaign in 2004 and 2005. Local Labour councillors and Labour MP at the time Roger Berry were at the forefront of successfully fighting off the closure plans and their efforts were rewarded when the previous Labour Government gave £19m for its refurbishment.

Jo McCarron launches campaign to save the Minor Injuries Unit promised for Cossham Hospital

Cossham Hospital was saved from closure following a hard-fought community campaign in 2004 and 2005. Local Labour councillors and Labour MP at the time Roger Berry were at the forefront... Read more

Jo McCarron condemned her Conservative opponent for voting against a rise in the National Minimum Wage only to describe Chancellor George Osborne’s backing of a rise as "great news" less than 24 hours later.

Kingswood's Tory MP doesn't seem to know his own mind says Jo McCarron

Jo McCarron condemned her Conservative opponent for voting against a rise in the National Minimum Wage only to describe Chancellor George Osborne’s backing of a rise as "great news" less... Read more

Jo McCarron joined more than 100 residents at a packed Council meeting to speak about residents' concerns over the uncertainty now hanging over the promised Minor Injuries Unit at Cossham.

Jo McCarron speaks at packed Council meeting about residents' concerns over the future of Cossham

Jo McCarron joined more than 100 residents at a packed Council meeting to speak about residents' concerns over the uncertainty now hanging over the promised Minor Injuries Unit at Cossham.... Read more

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Jo McCarron and local Labour activists spoke with commuters at Temple Meads this week about the New Year hike in rail fares.

Jo McCarron talks to commuters about rail fare hike

Jo McCarron and local Labour activists spoke with commuters at Temple Meads this week about the New Year hike in rail fares. Read more

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Hundreds of residents across Kingswood have signed up to support Labour's campaign calling on David Cameron to freeze energy bills - the rising cost of energy and other essentials is a growing concern for more and more families.

Caroline Flint joins Jo McCarron to discuss the rising cost of energy with Kingswood residents

Hundreds of residents across Kingswood have signed up to support Labour's campaign calling on David Cameron to freeze energy bills - the rising cost of energy and other essentials is... Read more

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This week Juice Community Project in Kingswood responded to growing local need by opening a new food bank in Cadbury Heath to support local people who are struggling to afford the basics.

National rise in food bank demand reflected in Kingswood as new food store opens

This week Juice Community Project in Kingswood responded to growing local need by opening a new food bank in Cadbury Heath to support local people who are struggling to afford... Read more

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