grbid2Businesses on Gloucester Road are being balloted on the question of whether or not to continue to have a Business Improvement District (BID).

The Bishopston Society is urging traders to vote in favour of this. We're also asking shoppers to lobby shopkeepers to do the same.

community gardenWondering what is going on at the  Golden Hill Community Garden? Their latest newsletter can be read here

TBSCelebratesThe Bishopston Society is throwing open its doors for a celebration of Bishopston’s world-class social life, in a change to our normal public meeting format, on Tuesday 2nd April, 7.15pm for a 7.30pm start, at Gloucester County Cricket Club.

We've also issued a public call for nominations for the organisations, individuals, events and activities that YOU think make up Bishopston's lively social and cultural scene.

OurJourneySqAs many readers will be aware, The Bishopston Society is run by a small elected committee and a group of valued helpers. Being accountable to our members, the committee tries to make explicit the policies governing the way we work, from time to time at least.

bcrcpDetails on the next Public Forum meeting and other Community Partnership business can be seen in their newsletter here

P1060066 edited 1Get creative with Bishopston Window Wanderland. Window Wanderland is celebrating five years of creative fun this year and it all started here in Bishopston.

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

 

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