Author Archives: Alan Aburrow

Highlights from Westbury Community Forum, 11 October 2017

As announced at the Meeting, our councillors will be preparing some Notes highlighting the issues raised, for publication in the Henleaze and Westbury Voice.

Meanwhile, below is a brief résumé of some of the presentations and relevant contact details:

  • The
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Tree Champion’s Report to WoT Community Forum

Unfortunately, our Tree Champion (Stephanie French) is unable to attend our Community Forum on 11 October but she has provided an update on “things trees”:

“Dear Residents

As promised I am seeing through the 2017/2018 tree planting season funded by ...to continue reading, click here

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Notes from Henleaze Neighbourhood Forum, 7 September 2017

The Notes from the last Henleaze Neighbourhood Forum, held on 7 September 2017, can be read here: Henleaze Forum Notes, September 17

The next Meeting will be held on Thursday 30 November 2017 at  Henleaze Library, commencing at 7.00pm.

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Next Stoke Bishop & Sea Mills Ward Forum, Monday 18 September 2017

The inaugural Meeting of the Stoke Bishop & Sea Mills Ward Forum will be held on Monday 18 September, 7.00 – 9.00pm, at St Mary’s Church, Mariner’s Drive BS9 1QJ

The Agenda can be seen here: Agenda – Stoke Bishop ...to continue reading, click here

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First Meeting of Westbury Community Forum, Wednesday 11 October 2017

The first Meeting of the Westbury Community Forum will be held on Wednesday 11 October, 7.00 – 9.00pm, at Venue 35 (Stoke Lane shops). It is expected that all three of our local councillors will be in attendance, along with ...to continue reading, click here

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Statutory Consultation: Wellington Hill West Parallel Pedestrian/Cycle Crossing

In March 2017, the Council’s Cycling Ambition Team conducted an informal consultation for their proposals to upgrade the existing Zebra Crossing on Wellington Hill West (near The Beehive public house) to a parallel pedestrian and cyclists crossing – with a ...to continue reading, click here

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Bristol Street Trees Petition Now “Live”

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The strength of feeling against BCC’s proposals to drastically reduce the funding available for maintaining Bristol’s street trees continues to grow.

Bristol is lucky to have a tree legacy left by the Victorians, but it needs maintaining and topping up. ...to continue reading, click here

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Westbury-on-Trym & Henleaze Forum

With effect from the local elections in May 2016, the previous individual Wards of “Westbury-on-Trym” and “Henleaze” ceased to exist, as a result of the Boundary Changes proposed by the Boundary Commission in 2015. The majority of both of the ...to continue reading, click here

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Protect Our Parks Petition – Now “Live”

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Bristol City Council’s published budget proposals show that they will stop funding our parks from April 2019, relying instead on revenue generated from parks’ events and other outside sources. Bristol Parks Forum believes this is impossible to achieve in such ...to continue reading, click here

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BCC’s “Your Neighbourhood Consultation, 2017”

Earlier this year, when the Mayor and his Cabinet set the city’s budget for 2017/18 and beyond, we were warned that the council would have less money to provide services in Bristol over the next five years.
As a consequence, ...to continue reading, click here

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