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June 12 2013

Mayor reveals proposed changes to Bristol residents' parking zones

Extended free parking, a new traders' permit and a reduction in the cost of parking permits for small businesses are among a series of proposed changes to mayor George Ferguson's plan for citywide residents' parking zones. .. Read More


June 04 2013

Stellar season for young Bishopston United players

Young footballers at Bishopston United are celebrating another stellar season, with both U14s teams doing the club and their supporters proud.Here they tell us about the games that ended the season... Read More


June 04 2013

How Bishopston athlete Ed's aiming to get ahead in the skeleton

A local athlete is dreaming of competing in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. But with limited funding, Ed Smith, 27, is looking to Bristol businesses and the community for support... Read More


June 04 2013

Park's ping pong table is all set for summer

St Andrew’s Park’s ping pong table will be relaunched this summer in order to raise awareness of table tennis and to get the community actively involved in playing at their local park... Read More


June 04 2013

Going it alone has an upside for Bristol author Jo Platt

Many of us see escaping into a good book as a real treat – but one Bristol author enjoyed writing her debut novel so much she describes the process as like “sneaking off to eat chocolate”... Read More


June 04 2013

James is soldiering on to raise funds

A local business owner will be putting his stamina to the test to complete a fundraising trek this summer... Read More


June 04 2013

Bishopston Trading Company to close 'in ethical way'

A renowned ethical clothing shop will be voluntarily closing down this month after 28 years in business... Read More


June 04 2013

University to back independent retailer card

The University of the West of England is looking to invest in an initiative which aims to support local, independent retailers... Read More


June 04 2013

Cubs put questions to local PCSO David Said

Members of 1st Bishopston Monday Cubs’ group said ‘ello, ‘ello, ‘ello to a special visitor from the local policing team at one of their May sessions... Read More


June 04 2013

Civic Society puts case for Bristol parking zones

John Frenkel, of Bristol Civic Society, puts the case for residents' parking zones in the city.. Read More