PeacocksFrontThe proposals for 147-149 Gloucester Road are well considered and represent a significant vote of confidence in the Gloucester Road.

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Work to complete the remaining new build construction at the former swimming baths on Gloucester Road has resumed.
 

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The Memorial Stadium has now been granted the status of an Asset of Community Value.

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Plans to convert the chapel on Cranbrook Road in Bishopston have been approved by Bristol City Council. The Victorian building will now be converted into 2 family houses and 3 flats.

bristolrovers aerial2Bristol Rovers have confirmed that they will be appealing against a High Court ruling that will enable Sainsbury's to pull out of the Memorial Ground development.

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 On the glorious afternoon of October 2nd 2014, there was an informal meeting held in the Dream Café on the Gloucester Road, which signalled what we hope will be a new vision for planning in Bristol.  Various representatives of local amenity societies, including The Bishopston Society, were invited to meet Barra Mac Ruairi........

SainsburysAn application for an extension to the original planned delivery hours has been submitted by Sainsbury's. The company is now saying they would need to be able to deliver goods to the store during a 19 hour day, extending between 5 a.m. to midnight of the following day. The Bishopston Society's letter to the Planning Department, concerning this application reads:

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Good news. Construction work has at last begun again today, August 4th, on the Bristol North Baths conversion and the new library building next door.

bathsconversionThe Bishopston Society, frustrated as is everyone in the neighbourhood at the lack of any progress (for months now) on the Bristol North Baths and Library site, sent the following email on July 22nd to the Mayor, George Ferguson:

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Dear Editor

I am writing to express my view that the development of the former swimming baths and building of a library in Gloucester Road by Bristol City Council and Chatsworth Homes has spiraled into an expensive farce.

 

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