Berkeley road trees2Longmead Avenue in Horfield, BS7 needs 8 new trees to replace diseased ones that are being felled. A crowdfunding attempt is being made to raise enough money for replacement trees in this road. See: https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/longmead-avenue-trees

Memorial groundA recent frank and promising meeting of Bristol Rovers FC directors with a group of local residents, bodes well for further dialogue between the club and its neighbours. The meeting was arranged by Friends of the Memorial Ground (FOMG), to discuss the intention of Dwane Sports Ltd, who are the owners of Bristol Rovers, to rebuild the Memorial Stadium.

Pine Grove PLace Aug 10th 14 2

This is the latest Street scene 'newsletter' from Liz Kew:

Hard to believe it is September on Friday. I hope you have all had a good summer and ready for some Street Scene work this autumn.

mem aerial view

 Following the apparent collapse of negotiations between Dwane Sports Limited (for Bristol Rovers) and UWE, it seems that the proposed new Rovers stadium at UWE is not to be. Wael Al-Qadi and Stephen Hamer have announced that instead the Memorial Stadium is to be rebuilt/revamped as Rovers’ home.

St Andrews park 1In the 'My Favourite Park' piece in The Observer of July 9, St Andrew's Park was praised for its atmosphere, diversity and ability, all of which made the writer feel that Bristol is truly his home.

Friends of Bish library

On the evening of Tuesday May 30th 21 residents met at Bishopston Library to discuss the idea of setting up a Friends group to work with and help develop the facilities and activities at the new venue.

CricketBat

Just to remind you that this season's first One Day International Match (between England and Ireland) takes place at the Cricket Ground this Friday 5th May.

bishopston walkingBishopston Society member Kevin Molloy gave a response to the main speakers on air pollution at the hererecent public meeting of the Bishopston Society with a plea to leave the car at home. In the following article Kevin fleshes out his argument:

shared readThe library, situated at 100a Gloucester Road next to the old North Bristol Baths building, is built on two floors and includes a children’s library, public computers, an area for visitors to sit and work, a meeting room and public toilets.

AirQuality1Jim Longhurst and Ben Williams locate today’s air quality problems in their historic context, then call for new, firmer action, including a change in our habits.

 

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