East Bristol map

As East Bristol is an area bordering on Bishopston, users of our website may be interested in a new interactive map of the area that highlights walks and places of interest in this part of the City, a project that has been made possible thanks to funding by Bristol 2015 Neighbourhood Arts Project.

Memorial groundBristol City Council have been served notice by solicitors for the owners of the Memorial Stadium, that its owners wish to give notice of their intention to sell the war memorial sports ground. 

Joint Spatial Plan

The West of England’s Joint Spatial Plan and Transport Study will set out a prospectus for sustainable growth that will help the area meet its housing and transport needs for the next 20 years.

Neighborhood PN

The decisions made relating to this plan are really important for the future of Bristol. They will lead to the provison of a sub regional plan to 2036. The Bristol Civic Society is therefore arranging a special meeting on TUESDAY 12th January 2016.


A talk on J.S. Fry & Sons by Alan Freke.

The story of how the famous chocolate business passed down the generations – with a few diversions along the way!

Horfield Police Station Sommerville Road - detail Jan 18th 2011 - Copy

Local historian, David Cemlyn says of this decision by Historic England:

I am very disappointed that the application to Historic England for a grade 2 listed status on the old police and fire station in Somerville Road has been unsuccessful.

north Bristol artists

The annual and ever expanding North Bristol Arts Trail is being held this weekend. Details of the over 100 artists exhibiting and performing at over 50 venues throughout the area are on the North Bristol Artists' website here.

Stokes Croft Westmoreland House Nov 12 3 - Copy

There is real progress now towards an agreed scheme (with the local community) that will allow the Carriageworks site development to go ahead.

 climate changePrior to the Climarte Summit meeting in Paris in December, many cities across the world are organising Climate Change demonstration marches this weekend, including Bristol. Details of this march on Sunday Nov 29th can be found here.



David Cemlyn is running this meeting in his capacity as a local resident and the only surviving member of the community support group set up at the beginning of the project.Please see the press release below that gives the details of a press conference this Thursday at 11am at the old baths.


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