A Magical Walking Trail to Light up our Winter

This is turning into a huge event, already over 100 households signed up so far and the website has some great inspiration.

5pm – 8pm Saturday 7th February 2015

BallotBoxDo you know which council ward you live in, and which councillors represent you?  Under new proposals, you may find that you will be moving.  The difference between what we think of as Bishopston, and the electoral area which goes by that name, looks set to increase.


As you may already know, Friends of Horfield Common are very excited to be bringing incredible outdoor play opportunities for children and young people back to Horfield Common in 2015!


A powerful coalition of civic, transport and heritage bodies has today (Dec 1st 2014) launched updated guidance at a Parliamentary event by calling on the Government....


Dear Friend of Bristol’s Trees – You may have heard of last Thursday’s Royal Society report about cities needing to adapt to the effects of climate change. Within the report it recommends planting lots more trees in cities and up on the hills.


This includes items on:
•    Independent Living Allowance
•    Consultation extension to GCCC floodlights application

frofhorcomFriends of Horfield Common are working hard to improve both the access to, and the availability of, facilities on Horfield Common for the benefit of all local people and those who use the common.


Close the Door (CTD) is a national organisation that campaigns to persuade high street shops to keep their doors closed in cold weather, thus considerably reducing their heating bills and helping reduce energy that is wasted in heating streets: video link here 


The Horfield Common Edible Garden project is being funded by the Naturesave Trust, and we are delighted to be working with the city-wide ‘Incredible Edible’ project to learn from the inspiring work they have carried out in transforming spaces into beautiful and edible community gardens.


There will be over 100 local artists displaying their work in more than 50 venues. Each venue will be indicated by a display of bunting outside. For more information on individual artists, examples of their work, a map of venues and much more, visit North Bristol Artists