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February 26 2016 Arena: car park U-turn and £28m extra bill

Arena: car park U-turn and £28m extra bill

DAYS before councillors are due to decide whether to grant planning permission to the arena, it has emerged that costs will be £28 million higher than previously stated. And despite insistence that there would be no large car park on the site, plans have been revealed for an eight-storey, 480-space car park to occupy the KwikFit plot on Bath Road. .. Read More


February 26 2016 Residents' vision for Bedminster Green

Residents' vision for Bedminster Green

WELL over 100 people packed into Windmill Hill community centre to debate plans for Bedminster Green, one of the largest development sites in the city. .. Read More


February 26 2016 Totterdown parties for the refugees

Totterdown parties for the refugees

FIVE new friends with one vision tapped into the deep well of community spirit in South Bristol to mount their own festival in aid of refugees at the Oxford pub in Totterdown... Read More


February 26 2016 Windmill Hill City Farm celebrates 40 years

Windmill Hill City Farm celebrates 40 years

Windmill Hill City Farm celebrates 40 years.. Read More


February 26 2016 WIN tickets to Mitch Benn, Radio 4’s satirical songster Benn

WIN tickets to Mitch Benn, Radio 4’s satirical songster Benn

Mitch Benn can pen a song on any issue and is heard most often on Radio 4’s Now Show. Ahead of his Bristol show at the comedy Box at the Hen & Chicken in Bedminster, he talks to South Bristol Voice .. Read More


February 03 2016

Residents despair over football parking

RESIDENTS are beginning to feel desparate about a lack of progress on transport and parking for fans visiting the Bristol City ground. At a sometimes angry meeting on January 26, residents complained of being abused and threatened by fans parking directly outside their houses... Read More


January 29 2016 Knowle man sounds health alert

Knowle man sounds health alert

A KNOWLE man is urging others of a certain age to make themselves aware of the risks of prostate cancer – and to get advice if they’re in doubt. Retired managing director Colin Trowbridge, 77, has made it his mission to educate men of 50 and over on what they should know about prostate cancer... Read More


January 29 2016 Victoria Park wildlife update

Victoria Park wildlife update

Managing a nature reserve within a city park has its surprises. When the long grass in parts of Victoria Park has had its annual cut in early autumn, it looks much like the rest of the park – for months. Not that that bothers the pied wagtails with their distinctive swooping flight and wagging tails. .. Read More


January 29 2016 Bedminster Green: the residents' plan

Bedminster Green: the residents' plan

THE AMBITIOUS £100 million vision to transform Bedminster Green is on course with the pioneering energy centre set to be producing power by the end of the year, according to developer Urbis. .. Read More


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