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March 2017: Bishopston Mum

Feb 24 2017

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March 2017: Vineyard News

Feb 24 2017

Our little island can experience huge variation in weather and temperature and this is most apparent during February, March and April. Warm spring or even summer-like days can be replaced by freezing conditions within the space of a few hours. ... Read More

March 2017: Mayors Column

Feb 24 2017

By the time this comes through your door, Bristol may well have confirmed a new budget for the coming year. ... Read More

March 2017: Nature Watch

Feb 24 2017

When we visited my cousin and his partner in January they had nine hedgehogs in the garage and 24 in the spare bedroom. This was not a bizarre infestation – this is a hedgehog rescue centre. The ones in the cold garage were hibernating and the ones in the spare room were unable to, for various reasons, and were being looked after until they could be released in spring. Richard and Elaine have been doing this for several years and the cat has finally stopped complaining; she now watches with condescending interest when they feed the babies by hand. ... Read More

March 2017: On The Beat

Feb 24 2017

We’re asking communities to be on their guard and to look out for vulnerable or elderly neighbours, after a number of reports of door-to-door sales people calling on residents in north Bristol. ... Read More

A Valentine's treat for your tastebuds

Jan 30 2017

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and is the perfect excuse for a meal out whether you are a romantic or not!... Read More

February: Bishopston Mum

Jan 30 2017

I hope that you are having a good 2017 so far. This time of year is the Chinese New Year and 2017 will be the year of the Rooster. Bristol Museum will be marking the event with some fantastic Chinese New Year Celebrations on the weekend of 4th and 5th February with fun for all of the family.... Read More

February: Mayors Blog

Jan 30 2017

By now many Voice readers will have had the chance to review the Council’s new budget proposals and updates to the draft corporate strategy launched in January.... Read More

February: Vineyard News

Jan 30 2017

As I mentioned last month, winter is the time for pruning and I’m still slowly working my way through my 38 rows of vines – currently at row 12! I always find the first few rows go very slowly and that I seem to double in speed as the weeks progress.... Read More

February 2017: On The Beat

Jan 30 2017

As the winter goes on, please do keep an eye out for elderly neighbours who may be feeling particularly lonely and isolated at this time of year. I mentioned last month how sometimes all it takes is a simple ‘hello’ to make them feel more safe, less isolated and part of the community. ... Read More