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September 27 2019 Could the community save popular local pub?

Could the community save popular local pub?

It’s a much-loved pub at the “social heart” of the local community but the future of The Windmill is hanging in the balance as its owners still struggle to find a buyer... Read More


September 27 2019 Let there be light! Huge local support for 9th lantern parade

Let there be light! Huge local support for 9th lantern parade

South Bristol’s largest community project - the Bedminster Winter Lantern Parade - is at last under way for its 9th year due to overwhelming support from the local community, schools and businesses... Read More


September 27 2019 This is why our garden centre is worth saving

This is why our garden centre is worth saving

A local garden centre, which could be sunk by controversial plans to redesign the Cumberland Basin, says that the response to its plight has been “overwhelmingly positive”, with hundreds of people signing a petition to save the business... Read More


September 27 2019 Read all about it! Festival of children’s books for half term

Read all about it! Festival of children’s books for half term

A week-long festival celebrating the wonderful world of children’s books is coming to Southville and beyond... Read More


September 27 2019 New deli and cafe opens  - and customers say it’s Flippin’ good!

New deli and cafe opens - and customers say it’s Flippin’ good!

The owner of a new vegan deli and cafe says that she has been heartened by the response she has received from the local community since opening in North Street... Read More


September 27 2019 Setting the record straight for women

Setting the record straight for women

Anyone who has had the enjoyment of reading Windmill Hill author Jane Duffus’ ‘The Women Who Built Bristol’ will be delighted to know that more captivating stories about the city’s inspiring, yet overlooked, females are on their way. Volume two will be launching later this month, so we caught up with Jane to find out more ….. Read More


September 27 2019 How art helped me cope during my darker times

How art helped me cope during my darker times

For Windmill Hill artist, Danielle Greenwood, creating Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos) art has been a way of therapy... Read More


August 30 2019 Changes to 24 bus drive residents to despair

Changes to 24 bus drive residents to despair

“Leave our bus service alone.” This was the resounding message from Ashton Vale residents who spoke to the South Bristol Voice at an information event about changes to the number 24 bus... Read More


August 30 2019 Garden business ‘could be sunk by Basin plans’

Garden business ‘could be sunk by Basin plans’

A popular local garden centre has spoken out about the “disastrous” and “tragic” consequences that the redesign of the Cumberland Basin’s road network could have on the business... Read More


August 30 2019 Reducing waste, one children’s party at a time

Reducing waste, one children’s party at a time

Children’s parties can produce a lot of unnecessary waste. But one local resident is helping to tackle this by loaning out tableware and cutlery to families... Read More