high rise This meeting is on Thursday, March 5th, 7pm at the Arnolfini. More details here


BCR street scene BCR STREET SCENE NEWSLETTER February 5th 2020

1. Monday February 10th Drop in session 4.30 – 6pm Bishopston Library
2. BCR Street Scene meeting Thursday Feb 27th 7 pm Bishopston Library
3. Great Bristol Spring Clean March 20th to April 20th
4. BCC Clean Streets Forum
5. Community Infrastructure Levy ( CIL) Funding

bcrcp BCR CP Public Forum meeting is on Feb 4th. Detais are here

castle green bristol avon england uk europe A flattering result which is in part based on the perceived air quality of the City! But some might argue that khaki rather than green is a more relevant colour, given our car-choked roads and their often highly polluted air. More on this 'award' here

The Bishopston Society has issued an urgent appeal for help to keep the organisation going in some form, in the face of the threat of closure.

Despite lots of support in principle being offered at a recent, well attended special meeting, it still faces a crisis of leadership, in the form of a big gap between those wanting its work to continue in some form in principle and those prepared to make it happen in practice. The mid-November meeting voted to explore options for continuing, but nobody is available to lead us forward.

Can YOU help?

Bristol map 15 cent Can you help with a request from Pete Insole of Bristol City Council? He is asking for any financial donations, however small, to fund a project to construct a map of Bristol in 1480. More information on this project can be found here

RPZ Bishopston and St Andrews Traffic and Parking Group (BOSA) give more details of this survey and discuss its implications for a Residents Parking Scheme. See the full BOSA background paper and discussion below:

Ashley ward You can read the latest news from local Green Party Councillor Jude English here


organic orchard Learn more about growing fruit on the  9 month seasonal course hosted by Horfield Organic Community Orchard. Details can be found here

The possibility of The Bishopston Society closing down is looking less likely following a lively community meeting that gave enthusiastic support to its work, though the crisis of leadership that led to its viability being questioned is not over.

Thirty six concerned Bishopstonians turned up to The Bishopston Society’s Special ("VIABILITY") General Meeting on 18/11/19 to consider the question of whether TBS has a future - or not – and if it has, then how it might continue to survive, or even flourish, in a reimagined and restructured form.


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