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December 20 2016

January 2017 : On The Beat

Happy New Year! As we welcome in 2017, please spare a thought for elderly neighbours who may be feeling particularly lonely and isolated during January, as the winter stretches ahead... Read More


November 24 2016

December On The Beat: Trust your instincts - it really helps

I CAN'T quite believe that Christmas has snuck up on us again; it seems to come around so fast. Rest assured that however you spend the festive period, officers will be working hard in the community to keep you safe. .. Read More


November 24 2016

Vineyard December: Cheers! How we scored a hat trick at Ashton Gate

In the vineyard I’ve been perfecting the art of rolling the bird nets back in - there’s no urgency with autumn and winter tasks so I can take my time. .. Read More


November 24 2016

Preparing for the winter chill

The days are turning colder as we head into the winter season - what effect does this have on our pets? .. Read More


November 24 2016

Mayor's Blog December: Community is strength of our city

As many of you will now know, our city is facing a budget gap of £92million over the next five years and together we face tough choices in order to address this. .. Read More


November 24 2016

New-look Joe’s Bakery serves up top quality bakes

Joe’s Bakery has a shiny new front fascia, making the good quality bakes it has always provided at its shop on Gloucester Road look even tastier. .. Read More


November 24 2016

December: Bishopston Mum

I can hardly believe that I am writing my column for the December issue of Bishopston Voice - 2016 has flown by! .. Read More


November 01 2016

Working with partners to tackle anti-social parking outside school

We continue to receive reports of traffic and parking issues close to Bishop Road Primary School. PCSO David Said is due to meet with school staff and Bristol City Council representatives this month to see how we can improve matters. If you drive to this or any other school in the area, please make sure you park safely and with consideration for other families and residents... Read More


November 01 2016

Vineyard News November: Break out the bubbly - we've seen off the starlings!

Over the last few weeks I’ve been out in all weathers picking the grapes that’ll go into next year’s rosé and, drum roll please, our first sparkling wine as well! .. Read More


November 01 2016

November Vet Blog: Don't buy your pet from a puppy farm

Puppy farms are profit-driven dog breeders. The mothers are often overbred, not fully vaccinated and they are often poorly socialised. There are also many puppies being advertised online who have been imported from puppy farms abroad. Sometimes these puppies have been imported illegally far too young and may have invalid rabies vaccinations. They may endure long journeys to reach the uk in inhumane conditions. .. Read More