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Libraries at risk as council seeks to make more cuts

Jun 22 2017

BISHOPSTON and Redland libraries could be under threat of closure under the latest proposals by Bristol City Council to save £4.7 million over the next three years.... Read More

Thangam returns as MP with majority of 37,336

Jun 22 2017

AN election that promised a tight contest between the Green Party and the Labour Party in Bristol West turned into a landslide victory for sitting MP Thangam Debbonaire.... Read More

Emergency meeting about street trees

Jun 22 2017

An emergency meeting has been called by Bristol Tree Forum about the Council’s consultation on its recent decision to stop maintaining street trees in the city. ... Read More

Bristol takes part in National Clean Air Day

Jun 22 2017

Organisations and businesses across the Bristol area came together to mark the UK’s first National Clean Air Day on June 15 by urging drivers to switch off vehicle engines to reduce exhaust emissions. ... Read More

Polish crisis charity celebrate five years

Jun 22 2017

A FIFTH anniversary for crisis counselling service Opoka was celebrated with a visit from the Mayor of Bristol and his cabinet to their Cheltenham Road premises at the end of May. ... Read More

Lord Mayor sees Doorstep Challenge - it's such a blooming good show

Jun 22 2017

The Lord Mayor of Bristol, Councillor Lesley Alexander, visited Abbeyfield’s retirement house in Henleaze on June 9 to offer support to residents taking part in Abbeyfield’s inter-house horticultural competition, the Doorstep Challenge, where houses compete to create the most attractive entrance. Categories include the best hanging basket; best planted tub; best budget scheme; and most unusual container.... Read More

Window Wanderland 2018 needs your support

Jun 22 2017

Lighting up the dark winter nights with Window Wanderland is now firmly established on the local calendar. ... Read More

Hundreds march in support of NHS

Jun 22 2017

HUNDREDS of people marched from Horfield Common to St Andrews Park at the end of May in support of the NHS. ... Read More

Cheers! Vineyard rose takes silver

Jun 22 2017

Bristol and Somerset based Dunleavy Vineyards has won Silver in the UK Wine Awards for its latest release, a 2016 Pinot noir rosé. ... Read More

Green shoots

Jun 22 2017

The Living Room ‘Growing Together’ event was held on May 20 and the group behind the project are keen to hear ideas about what direction to take next. ... Read More