P1140200The proposals are to bring the Grade 11 listed building of the Bristol North Baths back into use as offices through minor alterations to recently added partitions.

Pavement parkingSeth Piper is fighting the pedestrian's corner over the increasingly common practice by drivers of parking on pavements. See his comments here

Gloucester Road Business Improvement District (GRBID). New plants in planters have now been set up with the aid of local volunteers and Street Scene while Wild Leaf have provided the plants and Bishopston Hardware the compost.planters1 

muller buildings photo 1It is difficult to believe that not long ago St Andrews was a place of pilgrimage and small miracles. Visitors to Bristol at the beginning of the twentieth century were encouraged not only to visit the great sights of the city such as the Suspension Bridge and St Mary Redcliffe but also venture up Ashley Hill to Muller’s Orphan Houses.

GRBIDGloucester Road Businesses Independent District (GRBID) has entered the national Great British High Streety Awards 2018. The process involves 5 stages and at stage 4 the public can become involved in voting for their local High Street (Gloucester Road).

 

Gloucester Road xxAnother encouraging piece, this time in 'Bristol Live' that points out the success of the independent sector in giving the Gloucester Road its unique and thriving character - a trend that is not being experienced in many other high streets around the country.

parking probsIn response to concerns by residents of Bishopston and St Andrews about persistent parking problems, a hundred local residents attended a meeting on Saturday 12th May, supported by councillors from both sides of Gloucester Rd and hosted by local MP Thangam Debbonaire.

Trees in parkThere are several ways you can become involved in increasing Bristol's future tree cover.  Trees reduce air pollution, have a local cooling effect, and in general have a positive benefit on our health and that of our urban surroundings. To find out how you could help, go to talkingtrees

garden CopyJune is a favourite time for seeing gardens at their best, so this year Bishopston Garden Group are opening their gardens for charity on Sunday June 10th, from 2 – 5pm.

Egerton road treesTwo diseased trees in Egerton Road need to be replaced. But Council money for replacement has stopped. Crowdfunding has recently been successfully used to find money for replacement trees in Longmead Avenue, Maple Road and Berkeley Road and now the appeal for Egerton Road has reached its target.

 

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