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Tag: Bristol City Council

Cross-party working group to reconsider council funding for PCSOs

Proposed cuts to council funding for Bristol's PCSOs are to be re-considered, it has been announced. A cross-party working group chaired by Councillor Gus Hoyt, Cabinet Member for Neighbourhoods and the Environment is to look…
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Adult Cycle Training now free!

Local charity Life Cycle UK's highly successful cycle training programme for adults and children is now free. Thanks to extra funding from Bristol City Council, a one-to-one session with one of Life Cycle’s professional urban…
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Planning permission for Sainsbury's at Memorial Ground is Passed

Last night the planning application for a new Sainsbury's at the Memorial Ground was granted (unless the Secretary of State changes ruling in the next 21 days). The council meeting was well represented by those…
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International End Violence Against Women Week in Bristol

There is a packed programme for End Violence Against Women week to be held later this month in Bristol. The main activities in the week beginning Saturday 24 November include support by men, including a…
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Food Couriers

Say hello to Bristol's newest restaurant food ordering and delivery platform - and one with a green focus. After a successful pre-launch trial in August 2012, the new online platform that facilitates the delivery of…
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Have your say on plans for school places

A consultation launched this week is asking people to give their views on planning for new school places in Bristol. Bristol City Council has a statutory duty to ensure there are enough school places within…
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Free Easter family fun with Toy Story 3 (U) on the big screen

Families are invited to enjoy big screen fun when Toy Story 3 (U) comes to Millennium Square this Easter. There will be free, alfresco screenings of this classic Disney Pixar film on Saturday, April 7…
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Diamond Jubilee Downs Day

The Diamond Jubilee celebrations are coming to The Downs on Monday 4th June 2012 for what is set to be a Bank Holiday full of fun this summer. Head over to The Downs from 3pm…
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Spring playing out opportunities for Bristol children

Lighter evenings could mean more Bristol children can play out after school in their own streets this spring says Playing Out, a Bristol-based organisation promoting street play. Playing Out supports residents to organise temporary street…
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Bristol Snow Clearing Advice

With snow forecast if only for a light shower, the council is highlighting its snow plan - designed to help the city function with as little disruption as possible if heavy snow is forecast. The…
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