The Draft Bristol Cycle Strategy sets out BCC's strategic aims, their priority areas for investment and their approaches to key challenges and targets for cycling in Bristol.

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The strategy contains the Coucil's targets and action plan for the next three years.

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The Celebrating Age Festival (CAF) was first set up in 2008 in response to the Bristol Older people’s Strategy.

Its vision is to:

  •  Recognise the positive value of older people and combat age discrimination
  • Place older people at the centre of thinking and planning of services 
  • Actively promote independence and well being rather than just being reactive

parkview

This city-wide project has emerged through collaboration, and in response to a wide range of shared aims, interests and ambitions of the partners involved.

Broadway and Tyne roads

Clive Stevens, chair of BristolTreeForum writes: Dear Friends of Bristol’s trees – I'd like to draw your attention to four things:

ourplacesurveySeventeen local volunteers turned up for the recent ‘Gloucester Road/Bishopston Heritage survey event.

Split into small groups, our task was to take small stretches of the Gloucester Road and using prepared large scale maps and a standard collection of symbols to denote a range of features, carry out a Neighbourhood mapping survey to record the specific character of the section of the Gloucester Road to which we had been assigned.

Clive Stevens, chair of BristolTreeForum says:
Whether you agree with it or not, one of the side effects of the Government’s cuts on Bristol City Council will be no more tree planting unless it is funded separately.*silverbirchtree

Treeforum

Minutes of the Tree Forum meeting on Monday April 14th 2014 in City Hall, including trees on the Bristol University estate, and Green Capital proposals re trees.

Pubic meeting speakerThere was a shared focus on ‘liveability’ at The Bishopston Society public meeting held on 7 April 2014. The common theme running through each of our four guest presentations was how the neighbourhood quality of the Gloucester Road and Bishopston could be improved.

Green party email

The latest E newsletter from Bishopston’s Green Councillor Daniella Radice and prospective Green councillor Tim Malnick covers, as usual, a very interesting mix of subjects on a range of issues, both local and city based. Topics include:

CivicVoiceAppearing on the Daily Politics Show, Griff Rhys Jones, President of Civic Voice, has spoken out about the ambiguity of the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF).

Griff said ““To have a presumption in favour of brownfield sites is not the same as having a policy that brownfield sites should be built on first.

 

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