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July 06 2016 Development fears in Arnos Vale

Development fears in Arnos Vale

RESIDENTS and businesses in Arnos Vale held a public meeting last month to voice fears about increasing pressures on parking and infrastructure from several developments in the area. Neighbours fear disruption if Phase 4, the central part of Paintworks, is gven permission for 92 new homes in three new buildings of four to eight storeys... Read More


May 31 2016

A Bedminster Down student recounts the challenge of the Ten Tors – and being the only girl

Hannah Fritsch is a year 10 student at Bedminster Down School and took part in the annual Ten Tors 35 mile trek on Dartmoor during May. Here she tells South Bristol Voice about one of the toughest physical and mental challenges available for teenagers in the UK... Read More


May 27 2016

Report crime or we can't help: police

RESIDENTS must report crimes if they want the police to do anything about them, Windmill Hill neighbourhood forum has been told. A spate of car break-ins and vandalism in Cotswold Road, Windmill Hill is known to police but several of the crimes may not have been reported, PC Sue Coates told the meeting on May 11. .. Read More


May 27 2016 Govt promises trailer change after Bedminster tragedy

Govt promises trailer change after Bedminster tragedy

DRIVERS who fail to make sure their trailers are safe could face stiffer sentences after lobbying by an MP on behalf of a Bedminster family whose three-year-old son was killed in a trailer accident. .. Read More


May 27 2016 Take the Big Green challenge

Take the Big Green challenge

BRISTOL’S Big Green Week is coming. As well as events in Victoria Park, in Whitchurch and at Windmill Hill City Farm, the organisers are challenging South Bristolians to make their own positive steps towards a greener future from June 11 to 19. .. Read More


May 27 2016 Will arena neighbours have to pay to park?

Will arena neighbours have to pay to park?

RESIDENTS of Totterdown, Windmill Hill, Knowle and other areas close to the arena are waiting to hear if Labour’s victories in the May elections will change the way the new venue has an impact on its neighbours. .. Read More


April 29 2016 Good Garden awards are back

BS4 Good Garden awards are back

THE BS4 Good Garden awards are back for a second year – and already the event is certain to be bigger and better than last year. Below you'll also find some tips on making the most of a shady garden by Voice reader Jools Granville... Read More


April 29 2016 Protest over new plan for diesel power plant

Protest over new plan for diesel power plant

ALMOST 300 objections have been made by members of the public and community groups to the planning application to put 48 diesel generators at St Philip’s Marsh on a site close to a nusery school and homes, including Paintworks. .. Read More


April 29 2016 We're being priced out of Totterdown

We're being priced out of Totterdown

ROCKETING prices of housing are making homeowners in South Bristol wealthier by the month – on paper at least. But the soaring demand is also pushing rents up for tenants – forcing many of them to move... Read More


April 29 2016

Will May 5 election prove that Bristol wants an elected mayor?

WHOEVER wins the mayoral election on May 5, we should at least learn one thing: Is Bristol more enthusiastic about having a mayor than we were four years ago?.. Read More