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Big Jeff from Totterdown is the superfan who's more famous than some acts

Feb 23 2018

Thumbnail ImageTall, wild-haired and most often seen right at the front at music events, Big Jeff is a bit of a Bristol legend, well known by gig-goers and performers alike. ... Read More

Major developments outlined for South Bristol in new Local Plan

Feb 23 2018

Thumbnail ImageThe Local Plan proposes: • More high-rise homes; • Homes on St Philip’s Marsh; • Western Harbour redeveloped; • 2,200 homes in central Bedminster; • Brislington Park & Ride to make way for homes; • Building on Green Belt at Ashton Vale... Read More

Children march in honour of the suffragettes

Feb 23 2018

Thumbnail ImageAn entire Totterdown school takes to the streets on the centenary of women's suffrage – Hillcrest primary... Read More

New homes on Green Belt, high rises and more for Bedminster

Feb 23 2018

Thumbnail ImageSOUTH Bristol has the potential for 11,000 new homes – many of them in Bedminster, according to the city’s new Local Plan. The city council has released a far-reaching blueprint for how Bristol will develop over the next 20 years. The plan is packed with important announcements and detail – such as building on the Green Belt at Ashton Vale, thousands of homes for central Bedminster, new transport links and a new policy allowing more tall buildings. ... Read More

Campaign steps up to save Knowle's Jubilee swimming pool

Feb 12 2018

Thumbnail ImageCAMPAIGNERS have urged residents to have their say – and quickly – if they want to save Knowle's Jubilee pool from a renewed threat of closure.The pool is under threat for a second time. A campaign saved it from possible closure last September after its operator, parkwood, agreed to run it for another five years without any subsidy from the council. ... Read More

Petition against parks advertising makes a splash

Feb 02 2018

Thumbnail ImageBedminster councillor backs petition against parks advertising, which could spark a debate at full council. It's gathered 4,000 signatures in a week... Read More

Bedminster to learn soon where it fits in to city's grand plan as mayor listens to concerns

Feb 02 2018

Thumbnail ImageMAYOR Marvin Rees listened to concerns that tower blocks in Bedminster Green will damage the quality of life both for their neighbours and the people who live in them. ... Read More

Opening up South Bristol's windows to the world

Feb 02 2018

Thumbnail ImageSOUTH Bristol will be lit up as never before on the weekend of February 23-25 in the biggest- ever Window Wanderland event. ... Read More

Meet the young winners of My Wild Bedminster

Feb 02 2018

Thumbnail ImageTHE WINNERS of the My Wild Bedminster children’s competitions have been presented with their prizes, amid a lively discussion about the wildlife that’s to be found in BS3. ... Read More

James explores the Bookbarn, which is offering a free book to Voice readers

Feb 02 2018

Thumbnail ImageSomerset’s most expansive bookstore, Bookbarn, is offering Voice readers a free book when they take along the advertisement below. To set the scene, we asked special reporter James Drury, 10, to visit Bookbarn and tell us what he found. This is his report …... Read More