January 2014cover2014Jan

..... anticipates the opening of the new health centre in the converted Bristol North Baths building, questions the effectiveness of the Gloucester Road cumulative impact area policy, and alerts members to the new, updated and hugely improved Bishopston Society web site, which came online as the newsletter was being delivered ....

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Below is a brief summary of the latest (Jan 15th) proposals by the Mayor. For full detais go to: www.bristol.gov.uk/budget

Civic Voice Chair *, Freddie Gick, today, Jan 9th, called on the Prime Minister to listen to the comments of No 10 Policy Unit member, Nadhim Zahawi MP.
Gick said “Nadhim Zahawi and many other MPs who participated in the planning debate in Westminster on 8th January clearly recognise that developers want to build on Green Belt

 Bishopston councillor, Daniella Radice has just sent out her most recent (December) e-newsletter. This includes items on:

BCC Budget cuts, No 20 bus route to be reinstated, Traders and residents against Sainsburys Horfield, Community Speedwatch and more....

Sustainable Bishopston is hosting a 'Bishopston Green Mingle'.

Councillor Daniella Radice says: "It's been an incredibly busy few weeks for me...."

Guest speaker talkA fascinating insight into the plans for a new medical practice, and much more, was given at the The Bishopston Society AGM. 

Contributions from guest speakers included revelations from Mark Allen of The Spence Practice about the nearly-complete Bristol North Baths redevelopment.

TreeBristolThe Tree Forum meeting was held on 30 September 2013;  this report is from Clive Stevens, Chair, Bristol TreeForum

The BCR Street Scene group, under the auspices of Bishopston, Cotham and Redland Neighbourhood Partnership, is still looking for people who wish to help improve their local area by acting as 'Street Champions'.

Civic Voice is the national charity for the civic movement.  Responding to the Grimsey Review, published today, September 4th  Civic Voice Chair, Paula Ridley, said:


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