BCR street scene

The monthly BCR Street Scene volunteer drop in session is Monday September 10th 4.30 to 6pm at the Bishopston Library .

Do come and talk to us about:-

  • volunteering with the group
    advice on any street scene issues, waste, graffiti , fly tipping, overgrown hedges etc.
    help reporting to relevant organisations
    information about student community living. Advice leaflets, welcome flyers and collection calendars will be available.

 

BCR Street Scene

communityplanningBishopston Society Public Meeting reminder

Tuesday 2nd October (7.15 for a 7.30pm start) at Horfield Quaker Meeting House

How can we as ordinary citizens exploit people power to improve Bishopston?

cover2018augAugust 2018

.....Clean Air Bishopston is getting into its stride, and a Planning Portal has been added to the Society's website.  We have an item on the history of Muller's Orphanage, and an encouragement to walk more in Bishopston.

This newsletter will be available to the public to download here at the end of October and is available only for members until then....

Join us to get your free copy now!

severn bridgeAs if the huge Filton development isn't going to generate enough additional traffic on the Gloucester Road, we now have another likely source of cars that will also help to clog up parking and increase air pollution in our area. See this article to find out more: severnbridgetolls

car parkingThere is increasing recognition of the intense and growing problems of traffic, road safety and parking in our neighbourhood. Pedestrians, cyclists and drivers all face problems from cars speeding through rat runs; cars are frequently parked across dropped kerbs, close to junctions and on pavements; parked cars have been damaged; air quality is further compromised by vehicles circling streets looking for parking spaces.

bcrcpThe BCRCP Interim Steering Group which was formed in the wake of the former Neighbourhood Partnership, held its inaugural AGM at Bishopston Library on 22 February.

air pollution 2The letter calls for increased access to funding to support the delivery of Clean Air Zones and to fund investment in cleaner buses and taxis, as well as improvements in walking and cycling infrastructure. More on this topic can be found here

green partyThis newsletter includes articles on 'Cycle Sunday' - Sept 2nd, and 'Action on Car-free Day' - Sept 22nd. The complete newsletter can be read here

Severn view

Sometimes it is good to extend our view beyond our immediate neighbourhood. Though it is not that far beyond. Just a few miles north of us is the River Severn and its associated Levels landscape.

Stokes Croft Nov 5th 2012 CopyNot another false alarm. This time, albeit with a slight delay because of asbestos removal, the horrific Westmoreland House in Stoke's Croft is at long last being demolished.

 

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