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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


April 29 2016

Parks in Knowle, Windmill Hill and Filwood invited to apply for funds

GROUPS working with parks and open spaces in Knowle, Windmill Hill and Filwood have the rare chance to apply for hundreds of thousands of pounds in funding. The offer – described as the opportunity of a lifetime – has come about thanks to a major housing development in Salcombe Road, Knowle... Read More


April 13 2016

Statements made by candidates standing for council seats in Bedminster and Southville for the elections on May 5

Statements made by candidates standing for council seats in Bedminster and Southville for the elections on May 5.. Read More


April 07 2016

Green light for Bristol arena: the debate

Some quotes from the debate on April 6, when councillors on Bristol’s development control committee voted unanimously to approve detailed planning permission for the arena, and outline permission for Arena Island .. Read More