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.

Floodlights seen from Cricklade Road   CopyWe hope to see many of you at the Residents' Meeting at 6.30pm on Thursday 21st March in the Premier Lounge of the Bristol Pavilion, Cricket Ground, Nevil Road. We have recently discovered that the Cricket Club has applied to increase its floodlight usage for 2019 from 15 times to 17 times, including 2 practice sessions.


1.The next BCR Street Scene “drop-in” session is at Bishopston Library on Monday March 11th, 4.30 to 6 pm.

2.Fly-tipping: If you discover or witness fly tipping, here is what you can do to help.....


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 ......after an insight into planned priorities for the Society in 2019, we address the futures of the Gloucester Road and St Andrews Park.  The forthcoming celebration of Bishopston Culture at the next public meeting is signalled, and we hear about the work of the Bishopston and St Andrews Traffic and Parking Group....

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Bristol transportThree speakers will be providing an up to date survey bringing together reports on all the latest developments, initiatives and future plans for improving Bristol's transport problems. Full details for the evening event can be found here

uk climate change protestThe IPCC tells us that climate change is the biggest threat humans have ever faced and we need to stay below 1.5 degrees of warming. But what does that mean? Details of the first talk - 'Where Are We With Climate Change' and of the other talks are here


Bristol Civic Society logoThis talk by Finlay McNab, urban design practitioner and director at Streets Reimagined is on Monday 25th February 7.00 pm at Waterside 3, Watershed, 1 Canons Road, Bristol, BS1 5TX

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.