...the move to 24 hour drinking was appearing on the horizon, and concerns were expressed about the effect on the Gloucester Road of the new changes to the licensing laws. "Current issues" also look strangely familiar!
...the Berkeley Road backlands development application had reached a public enquiry. Meanwhile, an application had been made to build a new secondary school in Redland.
...the first all-colour edition of the newsletter highlighted the plight of Bristol North Baths. Hopes of keeping the pool open were still alive.
...problems continued with applications to turn garages into houses, and the government was proposing to give the UK a 24 hour drinking culture
... the first Bishopston Society newsletter (plain and simple in those days) was circulated following the inaugural meeting of the Society six months previously
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