roofview1Bristol City Council is consulting on proposals to introduce additional licensing requirements to 12 wards in central Bristol to try and improve housing standards in the city. The proposed additional licensing scheme will apply to houses in multiple occupation (HMO)

climate change 2Nikki Jones MSc. is a freelance researcher/writer and will be giving a series of 6 talks on Climate change, Energy use and related topics. These start on April 26th at 7.30 pm.

Bristol Heritage ForumAmong the items included in this newsletter are: Report back on the Conference: 'Conservation Areas 50 years on - a Bristol Perspective'; a visit to the medieval street - Taylors Court - just off Broad Street; a talk at the Watershed on 'Medieval Street Life of Bristol' and several other events.

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Bishopston is just one of several areas of Bristol witnessing clean air campaigns gathering momentum.

Bishopston Society is nearing the launch of “Clean Air Bishopston”, a locally-focused campaign we’ve set up in partnership with Sustainable Bishopston, Bristol Walking Alliance and councillors, as previewed here already.

cover2018janJanuary 2018

.....the Gloucester Road takes centre stage, with a pending public meeting on its future, news of an informative website, and a report on a trader celebrating 50 years in business.  Also updates on the clean air campaign, Memorial Ground developments, and the Society extending its reach to Facebook, Twitter and Parliament.

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litter mountainBristol Waste is inviting everybody to join the great "Bristol Spring Clean" between 2nd and 11th March. Part of a national weekend of litter picks organised by Keep Britain Tidy, all those who "love where you live" are being supported via  community groups.

montpelier tree cut

Is this incident a piece of thoughtless vandalism or is it "emblematic of the destructive nature of Brexit and perhaps a metaphor for the direction the country is going in"? More on this here

 

St Andrews park sceneThe retiring secretary of the Friends of St Andrews Park is making the following appeal:

For your information, following discussion and agreement at the FoSAP meeting on 16th January, 2018, I have sent the following email to our 'friends and supporters' list of nearly 60 individuals [excluding Councillors on this occasion] :-

GRShopsThis is the big question about Bishopston set to be re-opened at The Bishopston Society's next public meeting, recently announced for Tuesday 17th April 2018, 7.30pm, at Gloucester Cricket Club.

It’s thirteen years since The Independent billed the Gloucester Road as “the last great British high street”. Now it’s time to look again at the vitality of our area in economic and community terms.

 

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