Litter clean upBuilding on the success of the Great Bristol Spring Clean, it’s time to register your interest and join the citywide volunteer movement, in keeping our city ship shape and Bristol fashion.

Healthy City weekThis series of talks and events ties in well with the Bishopston Society's major initiative of involving individuals and local groups in working towards ways of improving the air quality in and around the Bishopston area. There is certainly a pressing need to develop ways in which the environment of the whole of the city area can be improved for the benefit of all Bristolians' health. More information on this week here

gloucsroadconservationarea Bristol Heritage Forum Annual Conference examines the history of how Bristol's Conservation areas were so designated. This full day conference is on October 27th, 9.00 - 17.00. Tickets are £15 (students free).

Old Bristol Royal Infirmary chapel e1505220108752 800x450 2Yet again, it seems developers keen on building more blocks of flats for Bristol students could get away with the demolition of an unusual 'Bristol Byzantine' style Victorian chapel on a site that belonged to the old BRI.  More on this story can be found here and for a further recent example of such vandalism, see here

undergroundThis latest scheme of the Mayor sounds a bit harebrained, albeit a potentially excellent idea for helping solve Bristol's car choked roads. But who knows? If the estimated £2.5 billion costs are found, it could become a reality. More on this story can be found here

marchMayor Marvin Rees has called a march and rally on Saturday September 9th – supported by Bristol People’s Assembly, Bristol Labour Party, Bristol Green Party, trades unions and community campaigns... More details can be found here

 

 

budget cutsOver the next 5 years, and largely as a result of the so called ‘austerity’ measures brought in by the Tory Government, Bristol City Council faces a budget gap of £92 million.

silverbirchtreeThe Council is proposing to cut the budget for tree maintenance by 78%. This would be an extremely short sighted policy. Further information and link to the petition  against this cut (closing date Oct 31st) can be found here

concordeWednesday 16th August at 2.00 pm
Unique opportunity to view this exciting new Museum and enjoy a guided tour of Concorde. Museum is not fully open but the Bristol Civic Society is being granted a preview

avonmouth

On Wednesday 26th July 2017 at 2 pm.

Visit led by David martyn, Senior Conservation Officer, Bristol City Council

Walking tour of the village which will cover its foundation, and early development as a new "city".

 

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