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:

Bristol University is at the forefront of research being carried out to determine how urban sites across the country could be best managed for encouraging pollinating insects such as honey bees bumble bees and hoverflies.

June 2003

...was published at a "key moment" in the decision-making process about the proposal being made at the time for the new secondary school (later to be named Redland Green School)

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At a time when George Ferguson is trying to develop a policy that makes Bristol a healthier place less dominated by car traffic, Eric Pickles seems to be pushing for towns and cities to ease restrictions on motorists, all in the cause of making life easier for businesses.


 This is an article specially commissioned by the Bishopston Society, in which Daniella Radice, our Bishopston councillor, considers the implications of this award for Bristol and its future green policies.

Bristol City Council has asked Knightstone Housing Association to submit a final tender for developing the Carriageworks and Westmoreland site.

Following negotiations with the Courts service, the Council has been unable to go ahead with the full trial in the Old City while the redevelopment of the Old Magistrates Court is underway.