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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


June 04 2013

'People won't pay to shop', says Bishopston trader

The trader behind the posters adorning shop windows on Gloucester Road, depicting a parking meter dressed as notorious highwayman Dick Turpin, has confirmed that he is expanding his business outside of Bristol because of the proposed parking scheme... Read More


June 04 2013

Parking zone petition to trigger debate

A 4,300-name petition calling for a halt to the extension of the city’s parking zones has sparked a full council debate on the issue... Read More


May 24 2013

Mayor to delay decision on Bristol parking zones and revise plans

Mayor George Ferguson has announced he will delay making a decision on residents' parking zones until next month... Read More