communityplanningThe power of ordinary citizens and community groups to shape the character of our area will be the focus of The Bishopston Society's autumn public meeting.

Scheduled for Tuesday 2nd October 2018 (at 7.15pm for a 7.30pm start, at Horfield Quaker Meeting, 300 Gloucester Road, BS7 8PD), the event is titled "Planning our neighbourhoods - the character of Bishopston and how we can improve it".

joinusMembership subscriptions to The Bishopston Society are now due for renewal for the new financial year starting July 2018. 

The good news is that there is no increase in the membership fee for this year. Although the Society is incurring additional costs related to its activities, joining us will only cost:-

BCR Neighbourhood PartnershipThe Bishopston, Cotham and Redland Community Partnership newsletter gives links to how you can go on line and give your views on the 'fine tuning' of local speed limits by responding to the BCC consultation.

SoutheyNews from Kingsdown Conservation Group on the putting up ceremony on Monday June 18th of a new blue plaque for the poet Robert Southey can be found here. More about Southey's connection with Bristol can be found here and more on his life here

Bristol archivesThe newsletter gives details of two interesting up and coming exhibitions on: Bristol's World War 1 conscientious objectors and on the history of the River Severn's 'Forgotten Landscape' here . Details of the exhibition in September on the role of Bristol women in the First World war can be found here

Bristol Civic Society logo

If you aren't a member of the Bristol Civic Society, you may not be aware of their newly designed website which gives the latest news on their 2018 Design Awards which includes nomination for the new Bishopston Library.

cleanairdayPlans now revealed for Clean Air Day Bishopston on Thursday 21st June feature public support pledges and a "community call-out", 6-7pm, at Boston Tea Party, Gloucester Road, followed by a clean air walk.

Locals are now being invited to pledge their support by making a short, simple, commitment to something they can do in person, no matter how minor, towards cleaner air on the longest day of the year.

ppgrabAnother web-based innovation by The Bishopston Society has just gone live as we launch the Bishopston Planning Portal following months of earnest software development and careful planning work.

Coinciding with a wider revamp of the Planning section of this web site, the Portal provides a view of selected planning applications in Bishopston via a friendly interactive map and easy-to-use and informative local database.

logosimpleWe are delighted to announce the launch of Clean Air Bishopston, a project developed by The Bishopston Society and a range of partners to address the massive problem of air pollution and work towards cleaner air in our part of the city.

Air pollution has been described by some as representing a "public health emergency", and reports suggest that 300 deaths per year may be occuring in Bristol due to illegal pollution levels.

streetscene1The future of the fantastic work of the Bishopston, Cotham and Redland Street Scene Group has been put in jeopardy following a change in policy crucially affecting its partnership with Bristol Waste Company.

 

We use cookies to improve our website and your experience when using it. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our privacy policy.

  I accept cookies from this site.
EU Cookie Directive Module Information