Avon Organic GroupThis talk is on 'Walled Gardens and Old Growing Techniques' and is being given by John Salvat at The Station​​ ​(the old fire station) on Silver St. BS1 2AG in the Dance Studio on the 2nd Floor, 7pm - 9pm​. Details of other talks organised by the Avon Organic Group can be found here

Severn Way near Oldbury CopyThis ambitious three year project to protect, conserve and improve the wildlife and heritage of the Lower Severn Levels landscape has now come to its end. It has achieved a huge amount in its three years, thanks to a large investment of work by local volunteers and a full assessment of its successes can be seen here

plasticsA world wide problem of course, not just a local issue. But readers of this website may not have seen this latest report by Greenpeace on what our supermarkets are doing, planning to do - or not doing - to reduce use of plastic materials in their packaging. Maybe this report will influence your supermarket choice.

Labour newsletterTopics in this latest edition include, Bristol Rovers Events permission, First's reduced local bus services, local Network Rail upgrades and spending of developers' S106 money on community projects. You can read the newsletter here

bcrcpThe latest BCR CP newsletter includes items on the Consultation on next year's Council budget and the next BCR CP Public Forum meeting. See here for full details

Student roomA reminder from the University of Bristol Student Services:

We are coming up to the end of term and I just wanted to remind you of the bin message flyers available on students and the community

street sceneContents:
BCR Graffiti Removal
New BCC Graffiti Action Group
BWC Xmas collections
Leaf Collection
Great British High Street Competition
BCR Street Scene drop in session Bishopston Library Monday Dec 10th 4.30 to 6 pm
Staying in touch with the BCR Street Scene Volunteer group

Gloucester Road carsIt seems unlikely that local residents will experience any benefits from a new parking app aimed at easing parking which is to be trialled in Bristol on the Gloucester Road and along North Road.

green partyThe most recent e-newletter from Eleanor Combley includes funding for local projects and an update on the Council's consultation on the 20 mph limit. It can be read here

bristol busThere has been a 40% increase in Bristol bus use in the last 8 years, but commuters switching to public transport by bus still experience slow journey times because of traffic congestion.