This is an article specially commissioned by the Bishopston Society, in which Daniella Radice, our Bishopston councillor, considers the implications of this award for Bristol and its future green policies.

Bristol City Council has asked Knightstone Housing Association to submit a final tender for developing the Carriageworks and Westmoreland site.

Following negotiations with the Courts service, the Council has been unable to go ahead with the full trial in the Old City while the redevelopment of the Old Magistrates Court is underway.

 ParkingZoneIt would appear the Bristol City Council has put on hold the implementation of the Resident Parking Scheme (RPS) for this area until after 2014, so this gives us all a breathing space.

The Mayor, George Ferguson has climbed down on his original position on implementation of  Resident Parking Zones across Bristol.

Photo of Bev Knott

“I can walk on water”. That was the irreverent and rather over-the-top thought that kept going through my head after the big victory I scored as LibDem candidate for Bishopston Ward in 2009.

It is a privilege to have been elected as a Councillor for Bishopston.

Although I thought I had a good chance of winning, it was still a surprise.

Latest information from the council about these schemes  can be found at:

Nick Bowles, the Planning Minister seems determined to speed up the growth of house building by not allowing the process to be limited by the present planning laws.

Responding to the decision from MPs to oppose the amendment to allow local councils to opt out of extending permitted development rights, Civic Voice Chair, Paula Ridley, said:


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