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Bishop Road are getting Green Fingered!

Bishop Road Primary School are embarking on ambitious plans to improve their outdoor spaces by creating a nature garden, allotment classroom, orchard and wildflower area. The school is one of the largest in the south…
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It’s May and time for the Glos Rd Central Mayfest on Saturday 7 May

This extremely popular free community event is part of the Neighbourhood Partnership Festival Week and is a big day on our social calendar. Traders will be offering a range of activities and special sales outside…
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Lynne Fernandes Optometrist Wins Major Award

Local Optometrist, Lynne Fernandes, has been awarded with one of her industry’s biggest accolades. Lynne was presented with the ‘Optometrist of the Year’ trophy in the annual Optician Awards in the presence of over 500…
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Council urges people to give their views on local ward boundaries

Bristol City Council is urging local people to have their say on the boundaries of local wards as a major project to review the democratic representation of local communities continues. The independent Local Government Boundary…
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20mph speed limit coming to our local streets soon

Formal public notice has been served for a Traffic Regulation Order to introduce 20mph speed limits on roads in Cabot, Cotham, Clifton, Clifton East, Bishopston and Redland wards. After carefully considering objections and comments the…
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Art with a Heart - Local Art for Local People

There is a long tradition of artists using their talent to benefit good causes and from 1 -6 October work from members of the North Bristol Art Trails will sold along with other work at…
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Second of Bristol's Make Sundays Special

The second of five monthly 'Make Sundays Special' days is set to take place this Sunday, July 21. And thanks to the success of Bristol's first Make Sunday Special and the huge national attention, the…
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Chance for local businesses to get free advice on growing their business

A free event to help businesses to thrive in a difficult retail environment will be taking place at City Hall on Tuesday 16thJuly. The event will focus on the key challenges and opportunities facing the…
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The Spectacular launch of YourStreet Gift Cards!

I am delighted to report YourStreet gift card launched on Saturday 22nd June and what a fantastic day it was! The unique, multi-store gift card redeemable only at independent retailers is now available to buy!…
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Our Neighbourhood Festival, Saturday 4th - Saturday 11th May 2013

The "Our Neighbourhood" Community Festival has been coordinated by the Bishopston, Cotham & Redland Neighbourhood Partnership, and will take place 4th -11th May 2013. The aims of the festival are to promote the Neighbourhood Partnership…
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Make Sundays Special!

Bristol's Mayor George Ferguson is Making Sundays Special from 23rd June. He is closing city centre streets to motor traffic and is calling for community groups, activity leaders, artists and street performers to come and…
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Bristol City Council gives the go ahead for street food night markets

The StrEAT Food Collective will be hosting a series of three street food night markets on Corn Street in the Old City area starting on Wednesday 1st May between 5pm and 9pm. StrEAT is a…
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Bishopston Society Public Meeting with Bristol Mayor

Our Mayor George Ferguson has agreed to speak at the Bishopston Society Public Meeting which starts at 7.30 pm on Monday 25th March at The Church Halls, St Michaels Church on Pigsty Hill, Gloucester Road.…
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A Neighbourhood Festival, coming soon!

A Neighbourhood Festival, coming soon! Saturday 4th - Saturday 11th May 2013 In Bishopston, Cotham and Redland we're getting ready for an exciting week of community activities to run from 4th - 11th May.  On…
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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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