In July 2012, following a successful pilot scheme, Bristol City Council voted to bring in a 20 mph speed limit throughout Bristol.

"Opportunities are improving for cafes and restaurants to deal with their food waste in a more effective and environmentally responsible manner as new food waste processing facilities are developed locally," says Martin Fodor, Co Founder of 'MakeyourhomeEco'

On May 1st, John Mayne, the chair of the Friends of St Andrews Park, attended a meeting at the Bridewell police station.

Clive Stevens who is chair of our local Neighbourhood Partnership and chair of the Bristol Tree Forum is now our official ‘Tree Champion’, voted in to this unpaid post by the Neighbourhood Partnership.

 

 Would you like to discover how the Gloucester Road used to look?

In recent years local people, the media and the rest of the world it seems, have taken an interest in the Gloucester Road. It is increasingly regarded as an asset to be cherished and supported.

The Bishopston Society welcomes you to the Bishopston area in Bristol.  Our area has accommodated university students for many years. We hope you will enjoy your time here.

A new Bristol City Council interactive website has been designed to allow people to discover about their local Bristol neighbourhoods using historic maps and images.

One of our members, Dennis Wright, has collaborated with John Hyde in writing a book entitled 'Bishopston: the Early Years' (price £12.00).  It is published by the Bishopston, Horfield and Ashley Down Local History Society. Available from .

Here are some pix of roof views from St Andrews Park

 

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