Parks

Perretts fountain is back in the park

Oct 27 2017

Thumbnail ImagePerretts fountain is back in Knowle park after 40 years... Read More

Northern Slopes: We don't want a through route for cycles

Mar 24 2017

Thumbnail ImageVOLUNTEERS who help look after the Northern Slopes have told council officials they want the Filwood Quietway cycleway routed outside the open space. ... Read More

Maze full of fruit to revive Malago

Mar 24 2017

Thumbnail ImageIT’S GOING to be a big transformation – from what was a field of overgrown weeds last year, to a maze full of edible fruit. That’s the plan for the Malago Greenway, the patch of land next to the River Malago leading off Brixham Road, which used to be uncared for and full of rubbish.... Read More

How can parks be run for nothing?

Feb 24 2017

PARK users and even councillors are struggling to understand how the council can achieve its ambition of making Bristol’s parks pay for themselves within three years. ... Read More

Letters about Victoria Park cycleway

Dec 30 2016

Letters about Victoria Park cycleway... Read More

Victoria Park fun day

Aug 26 2016

Thumbnail ImageVICTORIA Park will come alive on Saturday September 17 when its annual fun day and festival promises something for everyone.... Read More

Call for massive leisure park in Hengrove

Jul 29 2016

Thumbnail ImageA PETITION is calling on the council to back an ambitious plan for a Center Parcs-style leisure park in South Bristol.... Read More

Parks in Knowle, Windmill Hill and Filwood invited to apply for funds

Apr 29 2016

GROUPS working with parks and open spaces in Knowle, Windmill Hill and Filwood have the rare chance to apply for hundreds of thousands of pounds in funding. The offer – described as the opportunity of a lifetime – has come about thanks to a major housing development in Salcombe Road, Knowle.... Read More

Victoria Park wildlife update

Jan 29 2016

Thumbnail Image Managing a nature reserve within a city park has its surprises. When the long grass in parts of Victoria Park has had its annual cut in early autumn, it looks much like the rest of the park – for months. Not that that bothers the pied wagtails with their distinctive swooping flight and wagging tails. ... Read More

Parks maintenance under spotlight

Nov 07 2015

Thumbnail ImageCOMMUNITY groups which help look after South Bristol’s parks are hoping for better times in 2016 after a year of intermittent maintenance and erratic grass cutting. ... Read More