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January 29 2016 Arena: Traffic worries persist

Arena: Traffic worries persist

WITH 85 comments submitted on the arena planning applications as the Voice went to press, strong objections continue to emerge. Only 20 of the submissions are logged as objections. But many more – even some which declare they support the scheme – voiced serious concern about parking and traffic... Read More


January 21 2016

Community rallies after Totterdown mosque attack

MANY people have heard about the nasty attack on the Bristol Jamia mosque in Totterdown on Sunday. Immediately there was a huge outpouring of support from the Totterdown community, among them the opening of the Oxford pub to receive messages of support (it's normally shut on Monday). There will be a feature on the mosque and the very positive response to the racist incident in the next edition of the Voice, out at the end of January... Read More


January 08 2016 Enterprise zone plea

Enterprise zone plea

A commercial property specialist has urged the Government to extend Temple Quarter Enterprise Zone – TQEZ – into South Bristol. The chancellor, George Osborne, said in his autumn statement in November that the thriving Bristol enterprise zone should be expanded – but he did not say where. .. Read More


January 08 2016 Windmill Hill's one-way plan

Windmill Hill's one-way plan

PLANS to prevent rat-running by commuters through Windmill Hill’s narrow streets have been unveiled – though not all residents are happy... Read More


January 08 2016 Neighbours ask church to save Faithspace

Neighbours ask church to save Faithspace

AROUND 100 people turned out on a cold December Sunday to show their love for a cherished community building by covering it with hearts. Faithspace, a former church in Stackpool Road, Southville, has been boarded up for a year while its owners, the Methodist church, decide what to do with it. .. Read More


January 08 2016 Parking and transport top concerns for arena neighbours

Parking and transport top concerns for arena neighbours

PARKING and transport worries are still top of the list of residents’ concerns about the proposed Bristol arena. That much was clear at a consultation meeting held at Totterdown Baptist Church to discuss the newly-released planning applications for the £95 million arena... Read More


November 28 2015

GP cuts hit poor worst

PATIENTS in South Bristol face losing up to around £2 million in the next five years under plans to reduce funding to GP surgeries in the area. .. Read More


November 28 2015 Bristol Slapstick, born in Totterdown

Bristol Slapstick, born in Tottterdown

THERE’S no keeping quiet about the Bristol Slapstick Festival. This celebration of the world of silent film and all it inspired was the dream of a Totterdown film fan 15 years ago – and now it’s an international success. .. Read More


November 28 2015 ManChorus aims to get men singing

ManChorus aims to get men singing

WHERE have all the men gone? Despite the soaring popularity of community singing, that’s what they’re asking in Britain’s choirs, where the women outnumber the men by a large margin. .. Read More


November 28 2015

Arena plans almost here

THE planning application for the Bristol Arena is about to be submitted – revealing to residents the final proposals for the 12,000 spectator venue and its surroundings. .. Read More