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 Following the apparent collapse of negotiations between Dwane Sports Limited (for Bristol Rovers) and UWE, it seems that the proposed new Rovers stadium at UWE is not to be. Wael Al-Qadi and Stephen Hamer have announced that instead the Memorial Stadium is to be rebuilt/revamped as Rovers’ home.

St Andrews park 1In the 'My Favourite Park' piece in The Observer of July 9, St Andrew's Park was praised for its atmosphere, diversity and ability, all of which made the writer feel that Bristol is truly his home.

Friends of Bish library

On the evening of Tuesday May 30th 21 residents met at Bishopston Library to discuss the idea of setting up a Friends group to work with and help develop the facilities and activities at the new venue.

CricketBat

Just to remind you that this season's first One Day International Match (between England and Ireland) takes place at the Cricket Ground this Friday 5th May.

bishopston walkingBishopston Society member Kevin Molloy gave a response to the main speakers on air pollution at the hererecent public meeting of the Bishopston Society with a plea to leave the car at home. In the following article Kevin fleshes out his argument:

shared readThe library, situated at 100a Gloucester Road next to the old North Bristol Baths building, is built on two floors and includes a children’s library, public computers, an area for visitors to sit and work, a meeting room and public toilets.

AirQuality1Jim Longhurst and Ben Williams locate today’s air quality problems in their historic context, then call for new, firmer action, including a change in our habits.

AirQuality2Gavin Spittlehouse develops the detail on pollution locally with a story about back garden gadget-based measurements, and gives his views on how we can respond.

AirQuality3Tom Brook fleshes out Bristol City Council’s response to pollution and proposes local community action within The Bishopston Society.

COGS

The Parochial Church Council (PCC) of Bishopston and St Andrews have proposed the closure of the Church of the Good Shepherd Site

 At the Sunday service on the 17th April, it was formally announced that the whole of the Church of the Good Shepherd (COGS) site, on Bishop Road, is to be sold off.

 

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