News In Brief

Inconvenient! Public toilet closures to go ahead

Dec 19 2017

BRISTOL City Council has agreed plans to make £400,000 of savings by cutting the provision of public toilets on streets and in parks across the city, writes Keri Beckingham. ... Read More

Ardagh Community Trust wins £200,000 in grants

Dec 19 2017

Two grants totalling £200,000 have been awarded to The Ardagh Community Trust. ... Read More

New management team to take over medical practice

Dec 19 2017

PARTNERS from a Bishopston surgery resigned their NHS contracts on December 7 and a new management team will run the practice from 10 February 2018. ... Read More

New drive for electric vehicles

Dec 19 2017

Bristol’s cabinet has approved two proposals designed to encourage drivers to switch to electric vehicles. ... Read More

Council set to act on single-use plastics

Dec 19 2017

A CALL to address the environmental impact of ‘single use’ drinking cups in Bristol has passed at full council with cross-party support. ... Read More

Be a founding member of the Community Partnership

Dec 19 2017

Bishopston Cotham and Redland Community Partnership (BCR CP) is inviting local groups and individuals to sign up as founding partners before the launch at the AGM in February 2018. ... Read More

Start 2018 by giving a blood donation

Dec 19 2017

NHS Blood and Transplant is asking people in Bishopston and Redland to make a New Year’s resolution that saves lives. ... Read More

Can Daleks count?

Dec 19 2017

Dale the Dalek’s owner, Keith Walker, says he can but will Dale beat all entrants to become the winner of this year’s charity challenge at 48 Thornleigh Road? ... Read More

Friends of Bishopston Library

Dec 19 2017

Encouraged by the success of the events in October (Lia Leendertz: The Almanac) and November (Librarian Theatre: Alice in the Cuckoo’s Nest), the Friends have continued to meet regularly to plan future activities... Read More

Artists stage their first exhibition

Nov 24 2017

Having met at Art school, Bishopston based ‘emerging artists’ Sally Coulden and Jane Speedy have taken the leap into their new careers as professional artists. ... Read More