Low emission zone sign   Marvin Rees has been put under pressure by DEFRA to get its Clean Air Zone plans implemented by September 30th. Read more on this here

XRThank goodness a mainly younger generation has recognised the heating up of our climate has reached a critical stage and that only direct action will alert and persuade our politicians to take immediate measures to prevent an environmental catastrophe. Keep informed about the actions that are planned by Extinction Rebellion here

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The Community Fair is an event organised by the Friends of the Library, The Bishopston Society and Bishopston Redland and Cotham Community Partnership, in conjunction with Bishopston Library.


P1140583 CopyClean Air Day, June 20th was a busy and successful one for Clean Air Bishopston. Vegan smoothies, bacon rolls, happy cyclists, active children creatively absorbed in activities themed around air pollution, and inspiring mini talks from local organisations on how they are confronting and offering ways of mitigating the problems of Bristol’s polluted air.

CADBIntro2The Clean Air Bishopston project team has now finalised plans for Thursday 20th June, national Clean Air Day, and is offering no less than nine ways everyone can help deal with the killer in our midst represented by air pollution. At and around Boston Tea Party, Nevil Road, we are "leading the way locally with a series of activities planned for all ages".

sus transportA chance to put this date in your diary now: The Bishopston Society public meeting and AGM, 7.30 pm on Tuesday Oct 1st 2019, Horfield Quakers’ Meeting House, will feature Sustainable Transport in Bishopston.

Allotment vegYou can read the latest news about Golden Hill Comunity Garden at community garden

taggingThere seems to be more places available on the introductory hand removal of graffiti course on Wednesday 12th June – 19.30 – 21.00 – Introductory Course – City Hall. There is no charge and you should have a graffiti kit to take home with you.

food passportFind out here how you can get a £12 Food Passport that allows you (between June 12 to 23rd) to taste  complimentary samples of food in a range of independent eateries locally along the Gloucester Road and also in other areas of Bristol.

 

wild lifeBishopston may not be over endowed with green and 'wild' spaces, but Bristol as a whole does have a lot of parks and open spaces where groups are working hard to encourage and develop their potential for wild life. Find out about your wild city at The Festival of Nature

 

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