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Poems inspired by South Bristol's pioneering woman inventor are a sellout

Poems inspired by South Bristol's pioneering woman inventor are a sellout. Totterdown resident Rachel Bentham and her co-author Alyson Hallett have created an anthology of poems called Project Boast. .. Read More


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Youngest person to climb Everest inspires Bedminster Down pupils

Students from Bedminster Down School spent a morning with Bonita Norris, the youngest women to reach the top of Everest and the North Pole, to discover what motivated her to achieve her goals. .. Read More


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No hoardings in parks after thousands back campaign

No hoardings in parks after thousands back campaign; now Adblock turns debate on corporate billboards in Bedminster.. Read More


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Employers flock to South Bristol jobs and apprenticeship fair

Teenagers talk about benefits of becoming an apprentice at Bristol South MP's jobs fair.. Read More


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

Tall, 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


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Major developments outlined for South Bristol in new Local Plan

The 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


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Children march in honour of the suffragettes

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


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

SOUTH 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


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Campaign steps up to save Knowle's Jubilee swimming pool

CAMPAIGNERS 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