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Austerity and the Council - what's it all about? Estella Tincknell writes

Jan 11 2018

Thumbnail ImageWe probably all feel we hear a lot about ‘austerity ‘ and its impact on local government budgets, but the reality can be hard to explain. Recently, Professor Robin Hambleton of Bristol University created a chart to show its true impact here in Bristol.... Read More

Claire Hiscott reacts to her sacking

Jan 11 2018

Thumbnail ImageAfter promising during his election campaign to work across political parties the Mayor has bizarrely chosen to sack his Conservative and Green cabinet members. ... Read More

Come and join the singing fun

Jan 10 2018

Thumbnail ImageLockleaze’s new singing group gave their first public performances in the run up to Christmas. ... Read More

Gill Kirk writes

Jan 10 2018

Thumbnail ImageMay I start this message by wishing everyone a happy new year, and thanking all those groups who organised events over the Christmas period that were enjoyed by so many. ... Read More

Christmas around the camp-fire

Jan 09 2018

Thumbnail ImageThe Friends of Stoke Park repeated last year’s Christmas event by holding an evening of carols around the camp-fire in the park.... Read More

Horfield community survey - what do you think?

Jan 09 2018

Thumbnail ImageSince the Neighbourhood Partnership finished in Spring 2017, a group of schools and organisations has been working together with the local councillors, Claire Hiscott and Olly Mead, on a VERY different approach to local democracy. ... Read More

Lockleaze's new sports complex will be ready this month

Jan 08 2018

Thumbnail ImageA new sports complex in Lockleaze will become fully operational in early January and will transform community activities during Bristol’s year as European City of Sport. ... Read More

Christmas - the Lockleaze way

Jan 08 2018

Thumbnail ImageLockleaze showed that it knows how to “do” Christmas once again this year by a staging a lantern parade before the Christmas tree lights were switched on. ... Read More

December update from Ardagh Community Trust

Dec 08 2017

Thumbnail ImageArdagh Community Trust is delighted to announce that we have successfully secured more than £200,000.00 in funding to help us to progress Project Ardagh.... Read More

Gill Kirk writes

Dec 08 2017

Thumbnail ImageBristol residents get asked to fill in a lot of surveys and consultations and must wonder sometimes if their input makes any difference to decisions made in the council. I would say that, yes, decision makers in the council are listening to individuals and communities and do get the message about the strength of feeling on issues of great importance to the public. ... Read More