SoutheyNews from Kingsdown Conservation Group on the putting up ceremony on Monday June 18th of a new blue plaque for the poet Robert Southey can be found here. More about Southey's connection with Bristol can be found here and more on his life here

Bristol archivesThe newsletter gives details of two interesting up and coming exhibitions on: Bristol's World War 1 conscientious objectors and on the history of the River Severn's 'Forgotten Landscape' here . Details of the exhibition in September on the role of Bristol women in the First World war can be found here

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If you aren't a member of the Bristol Civic Society, you may not be aware of their newly designed website which gives the latest news on their 2018 Design Awards which includes nomination for the new Bishopston Library.

cleanairdayPlans now revealed for Clean Air Day Bishopston on Thursday 21st June feature public support pledges and a "community call-out", 6-7pm, at Boston Tea Party, Gloucester Road, followed by a clean air walk.

Locals are now being invited to pledge their support by making a short, simple, commitment to something they can do in person, no matter how minor, towards cleaner air on the longest day of the year.

ppgrabAnother web-based innovation by The Bishopston Society has just gone live as we launch the Bishopston Planning Portal following months of earnest software development and careful planning work.

Coinciding with a wider revamp of the Planning section of this web site, the Portal provides a view of selected planning applications in Bishopston via a friendly interactive map and easy-to-use and informative local database.

logosimpleWe are delighted to announce the launch of Clean Air Bishopston, a project developed by The Bishopston Society and a range of partners to address the massive problem of air pollution and work towards cleaner air in our part of the city.

Air pollution has been described by some as representing a "public health emergency", and reports suggest that 300 deaths per year may be occuring in Bristol due to illegal pollution levels.

streetscene1The future of the fantastic work of the Bishopston, Cotham and Redland Street Scene Group has been put in jeopardy following a change in policy crucially affecting its partnership with Bristol Waste Company.

school walkThis is an an invitation to join Living Streets’ Walk to School Week from 21-25 May. We hope you will be excited to take part in our annual walking celebration. Increase your exercise and decrease local air pollution.

TBS meeting April 2018 1The Gloucester Road and its independent traders and businesses appear to be on track towards a future healthy, sustainable local economy.

This was the general consensus that came out of the lively panel-based meeting run by The Bishopston Society on 17th April 2018.

The public meeting was set up to consider the future of the Gloucester Road and the economy of Bishopston. Will it continue to thrive? And how might it need to change in order to do so?

northbristolsmallThe Let's Walk Bishopston group has now released an extension to its series of local walking maps, which is now available here on our web site alongside the originals.

 

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