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.

CleanAirNowAir pollution is an issue which was raised at the Bishopston Society AGM in early October.

Our Redland councillors are also picking up the issues and are asking local people to complete a survey.

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.

GCCCfloodsFollowing the Residents' Meeting at the Cricket Club in April, a list of Frequently Asked Questions about the Cricket Club, cricket matches and the floodlights has been compiled by Matt Jones, Bristol City Council Neighbourhood Officer.

The responses have been provided by various of the stakeholders involved.

libraryThis information comes from the BCC Libraries Team.  Later this year, Cheltenham Road Library will be closing its doors and moving up the Gloucester Rd to a new venue in the former swimming baths site in Bishopston.

We’d love to know what you would like to see happen there.

Floodlights seen from Cricklade Road   Copy On Wednesday 20th April well over 100 local residents attended a meeting with Will Brown, Chief Executive of Gloucestershire County Cricket Club (GCCC), to talk about the new floodlights and other issues relating to the Club.
The meeting was facilitated by Cllr Tim Malnick and attended by Cllr Daniella Radice and representatives from HowZat? Residents’ Group. The process was resident-led, with Will Brown, Councillors and HowZat? responding to questions and comments.

May festThe Glos Rd Central Mayfest on May 7th is a popular free community event to welcome the arrival of the traditional Jack in the Green procession of musicians and dancers and is part of the Neighbourhood Partnership May Week.

Park view

The Council is continuing with the process of adopting a new set of parks byelaws for Bristol. The 24 proposed byelaws focus on ensuring everyone can continue to use the city’s parks and green spaces responsibly, considerately and safely.

 

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