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September 07 2020 We can't lose this much-loved pool

We can't lose this much-loved pool

The popular Jubilee Pool in Knowle is again facing closure... Read More


September 07 2020 Voices of Jubilee swimmers

September 07 2020

Local history: 'Even my dad's tools had to be sold’

This month we continue our serialisation of Memories of a Bristol Boyhood by Knowle resident John Fletcher. As he recalled last month, his early days were not easy and sadly, there was heartbreak for John when his father passed away in 1934, aged just 36.. Read More


September 07 2020 Anger over plans for multi-storey car park

Anger over plans for multi-storey car park

The proposed multi-storey car park development in Little Paradise is causing uproar amongst local residents. .. Read More


September 07 2020 Pride but disappointment as bid to raise funds to save Windmill falls short

Pride but disappointment as bid to raise funds to save Windmill falls short

The crowdfunding campaign to save the Windmill as a pub has fallen short of its target figure, despite a last-minute influx of investors. .. Read More


August 11 2020 Tobacco Factory lands £150k emergency funding

Tobacco Factory lands £150k emergency funding

Since closing its doors on March 17, the Tobacco Factory cancelled or postponed all upcoming shows for the foreseeable future... Read More


August 11 2020 Race against time to save Windmill

Race against time to save Windmill

Residents give financial backing to save the Windmill pub but crucial deadline is looming.. Read More


August 11 2020

Long-awaited recycling centre to be built this year

Work to build a recycling centre for South Bristol is finally expected to start later this year... Read More


August 11 2020 'BID needs to rethink spending to benefit district’

'BID needs to rethink spending to benefit district’

A North Street businessman has criticised the way the Bedminster Business Improvement District (BID) allocates its funds. .. Read More


August 11 2020 Local history: 'By Friday, the money had run out'

Local history: 'By Friday, the money had run out'

This month we begin our serialisation of Memories of a Bristol Boyhood by Knowle resident John Fletcher. His evocative stories cover the pre and post war years and are sure to strike a chord with many of our readers. John's book was originally written for his great-niece who lives in Australia and sales of the book have raised money for Children's Hospice South West. We begin in the early 1930s when John was born - and things initially did not go well!.. Read More