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Gloucester Road Traders: Business Improvement District (BID) Update

The BID will now proceed in the southern area only (from Cotham Girl's School to Pig Sty Hill and Zetland etc)


Our photo albums

The Bishopston that we love has some fabulous sights and The Bishopston Society is increasingly keen on photographic material here on our web site to highlight this.

We're building up a collection of online photo albums. You will see some of them referred to elsewhere on our web site, according to topic, but below is a complete index of all of them. You can access any album by clicking on whichever album thumbnail you like.

Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury to meet Gloucester Road Traders

The Gloucester Road Traders Association have secured a personal visit to this area by the Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Chris Leslie MP.


Short video of History of Bristol North Baths



This can be seen here:

Redland e-news: selected topics

Below are three topics taken from the recent e-news from local Lib Dem councillors, Fi Hance and Sylvia Townsend.


Gloucester Road 'Cumulative Impact Area' - what is it and is it working?

As the holiday season approaches, we can expect even more of a buzz around Bishopston, with high spirits and revelry percolating through the neighbourhood - especially up and down the Gloucester Road, an area particularly well served by bars, restaurants, and  food/alcohol outlets of different kinds.


'Assets of Community Value' - what are they?

   Civic Voice, the national charity for the civic movement in England reports: "This week over 4,000 enquiries have been submitted by communities across the country, in order to find out about having local facilities listed as 'assets of community value'.


Cheltenham Road library - not for much longer

After 53 years, the Cheltenham Road Library is closing.


Leave leaves - or not?

Last year the Council issued the press statement below about leaves and drains which may be worth repeating again this year.


Walking the Bounds of Bishopston

Rose Boswell gives her account of this recent walk organised by 'Sustainable Bishopston':




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