wild lifeBishopston may not be over endowed with green and 'wild' spaces, but Bristol as a whole does have a lot of parks and open spaces where groups are working hard to encourage and develop their potential for wild life. Find out about your wild city at The Festival of Nature

GCCCfloodsThe following information is taken from the HowZat Residents' Group newsletter:

We wanted to make you aware that Gloucestershire County Cricket Club has made further amendments to their attempt to change the planning conditions on Floodlight Usage, as granted in the original 2015 planning approval.

street improvementsThis bulletin looks at an interesting range of topics and issues on public places, transport and planning policy in the local news, offering various links to these, some of which have already been featured in the TBS website, but others have not. You can read the bulletin here

 

Bristol Civic Society logoJoin Bristol Civic Society for the presentation of the Society’s annual Design Awards. Tuesday 11th June, doors open from 6.00 pm. Hosted by Jonathan Foyle, architectural historian and broadcaster, this popular and prestigious event has been held for over 25 years and celebrates the very best of new developments in Bristol.

KYPKnow Your Place is a free and fascinating on line resource that presents a rich story of Bristol. Pete Insole, Principal Historic Environment Officer at Bristol City Council, will delve into some of the highlights at Bishopston Library on Thursday 16 May, 7.30 to 9 pm, Tickets £3 at the Library or at bishopston library

TBS meeting 1The evening, which was aimed at celebrating the wide range of local cultural amenities and activities, was already buzzing with conversations well before the meeting had officially begun, this while the exhibitors were variously setting up their displays. Conditions were clearly ideal for some serious networking.

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Thursday 20 June is national Clean Air Day in Britain.

Clean Air Bishopston is running a series of local activities throughout the day. The aim is to get people in the community to think about the issue of air pollution and cleaner air whilst at the same time doing something interesting.

bristol big give volunteer 2What is Bristol Big Give? The project is a collaboration between University of Bristol, University of Bristol Students’ Union (Bristol SU), University of the West of England and UWE Students’ Union (UWESU) and is part of the Love Where You Live campaign.

TBSCelebratesOur Celebration of Bishopston Culture taking place on Tuesday 2nd April has met with a goodly response from contributors to the local social and culture scene, who are looking forward to meeting you at Gloucester County Cricket Ground from 7.15 for a 7.30pm start.

Participants will encounter "exhibitors" who have now been lined up from a wide range of areas, including literature, art, photography, theatre, music, gardening and growing, local history, and community & media.

GRBIDThe Gloucester Road Business Improvement District represents around 250 traders in the Gloucester Road. It has just taken a ballot by its members that  shows by a very narrow margin they do not wish to support the continuation of the BID.

 

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