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As part of ClairCity's Bristol video project, it is running a “Clean Air Walk” with Bristol WalkFest.  ClairCity is an innovative project involving thousands of people in cities across Europe, enabling us all to decide the best local options for a future with clean air and lower carbon emissions.

John CabotBristol’s Age of Discovery, 1470-1508. Talk on Thursday April 19th at 7.30pm at Bishopston Library, Gloucester Rd. More intriguing facts and hitherto unknown evidence about this period of exploration and its connections with Bristol will be revealed by Dr Evan Davis, University of Bristol at this event in Bishopston Library.

roofview1Bristol City Council is consulting on proposals to introduce additional licensing requirements to 12 wards in central Bristol to try and improve housing standards in the city. The proposed additional licensing scheme will apply to houses in multiple occupation (HMO)

climate change 2Nikki Jones MSc. is a freelance researcher/writer and will be giving a series of 6 talks on Climate change, Energy use and related topics. These start on April 26th at 7.30 pm.

Bristol Heritage ForumAmong the items included in this newsletter are: Report back on the Conference: 'Conservation Areas 50 years on - a Bristol Perspective'; a visit to the medieval street - Taylors Court - just off Broad Street; a talk at the Watershed on 'Medieval Street Life of Bristol' and several other events.

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Bishopston is just one of several areas of Bristol witnessing clean air campaigns gathering momentum.

Bishopston Society is nearing the launch of “Clean Air Bishopston”, a locally-focused campaign we’ve set up in partnership with Sustainable Bishopston, Bristol Walking Alliance and councillors, as previewed here already.


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.....focus on the Gloucester Road, with a public meeting on the subject coming up.  We profile longstanding barbers Vincenzo & Sons, and highlight the Gloucester Road Story website.  Also updates on the BCRCP, and clean air.

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litter mountainBristol Waste is inviting everybody to join the great "Bristol Spring Clean" between 2nd and 11th March. Part of a national weekend of litter picks organised by Keep Britain Tidy, all those who "love where you live" are being supported via  community groups.

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Is this incident a piece of thoughtless vandalism or is it "emblematic of the destructive nature of Brexit and perhaps a metaphor for the direction the country is going in"? More on this here

 

 

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