old bristol centre Future plans for developments in Bristol City Centre and how you can take part in the BCC City Centre Framework consultation can be found here

GRShopsMembers of the Bishopston Society and local residents have been asked to bring questions along to the forthcoming public meeting on Tuesday 17th April at Gloucester Cricket Club (7.15pm for a 7.30pm start).

Set up to examine the economic vitality of Bishopston, focused on Gloucester Road, the event will be run along the lines of the famous BBC Question Time programme, to ensure that the voice of Bishopstonians dominates whilst accessing the expertise of our guest panelists.

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What's happening with Bristol's transport in 2018?
This Civic Society event aims to update us on transport initiatives in Bristol. More information about this talk can be found here

green partyThis latest newsletter from local Green Party councillors includes disappointing news about the plans for the North Bristol Baths, air quality, problems with plastics disposal and the work of the green Party within Bristol City Council.

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As part of ClairCity's Bristol video project, it is running a “Clean Air Walk” with Bristol WalkFest.  ClairCity is an innovative project involving thousands of people in cities across Europe, enabling us all to decide the best local options for a future with clean air and lower carbon emissions.

John CabotBristol’s Age of Discovery, 1470-1508. Talk on Thursday April 19th at 7.30pm at Bishopston Library, Gloucester Rd. More intriguing facts and hitherto unknown evidence about this period of exploration and its connections with Bristol will be revealed by Dr Evan Davis, University of Bristol at this event in Bishopston Library.

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.

 

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