Environment


Support Bristol’s Trees

Trees

Bristol Tree Forum are holding a Public Meeting on Monday 4 June 2018 at City Hall, between 6 pm and 8 pm. All those with an interest in the future of Bristol’s trees are welcome to attend. No booking-in required....to continue reading, click here

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Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL)

More information about the revised CIL allocation process for local projects can be seen here: www.activenp.co.uk/funding/...to continue reading, click here

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Bristol Street Trees – A Temporary Reprieve

Street Trees (3)At last, funding for the routine maintenance of Bristol’s street trees has been secured – albeit only for 2018/19.
Following pressure from the Bristol Tree Forum, the Mayor’s budget proposals to stop maintaining street trees has been reversed – initially ...to continue reading, click here

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Parks & Green Spaces Consultation – An Overview from the Bristol Parks Forum

Canford ParkThe Bristol Parks Forum’s committee has discussed the consultation and, further to requests from its membership, is providing some guidance which is intended to help parks groups and individuals understand and respond to the consultation.

The Forum’s overview is available ...to continue reading, click here

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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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Bristol Street Trees Petition Now “Live”

Street Trees (3)

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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Protect Our Parks Petition – Now “Live”

05 Rose Garden

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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New and Replacement Street Trees: Update

From our Tree Champion (Stephanie French):

Our NP may be dead but long live the trees growing within its borders!

At the final Meeting of our NP on 22 May 2017, a decision was made to carry on seeing the ...to continue reading, click here

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Bristol’s Street Trees In Crisis (Updated)

Trees

This Statement was issued by the Bristol Tree Forum on 9 May 2017 and is for circulation to anyone who might want to use the information and arguments contained therein when they talk to others to plead for some sense ...to continue reading, click here

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BCC’s Trial for Glyphosate-free Weed Treatment: Outcome Report

Weeds, Chelsey RoadAt BCC’s Neighbourhoods Scrutiny Commission Meeting, held on 24 April 2017, an  Outcome Report – Cotham trial for glyphosate-free weed treatment was presented.

This was supported by an in-depth Report of the trial and its outcomes which concluded that the ...to continue reading, click here

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