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  • New Polling station for 'C' district in redland Ward

    By stella1 at 16:07 on 27/11/13
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    Independent campaigner for Redland, Stella Perrett, has asked the council if they have decided where the new polling station for this district will be for next years Local and European election on May 22nd. This is the reply she received: Hi Stella, The polling station was Bristol New Church, and in response to our booking form for next year's election they gave notice that the building was closing down.  We have as yet not found...
  • Residents Non-Parking Scheme

    By Stryker167 at 11:04 on 01/07/13
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    In my area the proposed RPZ is an inept solution to a problem that does not exist.  It's parking in the evening that can be a problem, but it's one we accept as a part of living where we do.  Personally I have two major criticisms: The "one size fits all" scheme does not take account of large houses with multiple occupants.  I live in a large HMO with 6 others so 4/5 bona fide residents of the area will...
  • Redland People: Do you fancy volunteering as snow warden?

    By matt_2009 at 10:43 on 23/01/13
    Redland People: Do you fancy volunteering as snow warden?
    With the recent influx of snow the council is on the lookout for community spirited people to volunteer as snow wardens to help out in the future. A spokesman said: "We prioritise the major routes for gritting, but our lorries can't get to all the minor roads, steep hills or tricky junctions that can prove difficult to pass in wintry conditions. "This is where we need the help of the local community to help us keep these...
  • Do you know someone who is one of Bristol's unsung heroes? Nominations for Lord Mayor's medal are open

    By matt_2009 at 09:55 on 14/12/12
    Lord Mayor, Cllr Peter Main.
    People across the city are being asked to make sure Bristol's unsung heroes and heroines, young and old get their deserved moment in the spotlight by submitting a nomination for a prestigious Lord Mayor's medal before March 2013. All those nominated must either live or work in the city - or serve the people of Bristol through their voluntary and community work or charitable acts. And for the first time ever, 2013 will see two Lord...
  • Bristol Mayoral Election 2012: Who are you voting for?

    By thecriddler at 14:10 on 08/11/12
    Bristol Mayoral Election 2012: Who are you voting for?
    Barack Obama has been elected to run the USA – but what about Bristol? Just in case you were unaware… there's a Bristol Mayoral taking place to find the city's first directly-elected mayor. The 15 candidates for Bristol have been chosen. Next week (Thursday, November 15) is polling day where you decide who gets the inaugural honour. The successful candidate will take over the running of the city council until May 2016. ...

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