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  • Speedwatch plnned for Redland Road

    By stella1 at 13:28 on 24/11/13
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    Residents are being asked to take part in a 'Speedwatc'h with Police on  Redland Road. Local independent campaigner Stella Perrett syas: "I have lived just down from the blind bend for three years and am fed up with taking my life in my hands whenever I cross to the traffic islands due to the speed of traffic coming from the direction of the Downs. I saw that the Police do these Speedwatches so I asked if we could have one...
  • 53 drivers fined for ignoring traffic restrictions on Highwood Road, Patchway on Friday

    By matt_2009 at 11:34 on 18/03/13
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    More than 50 drivers were fined £30 for ignoring traffic restrictions on Highwood Road, Patchway following a police operation on Friday (March 15). Special Constables ran the operation after local people's complaints about motorists ignoring traffic restrictions on the road. The road has been closed to traffic, except for buses, taxis and bicycles, between its junctions with Durban Road and Coniston Road since October 2012....
  • New double yellow lines increase parking woes in Cotham, Bristol

    By thecriddler at 10:56 on 18/10/12
    Hampton Road, in Cotham, Bristol.
    Newly painted double yellow lines in the Cotham area of Bristol – aimed at improving driver access and visibility at junctions - have caused anger among residents who say they've made parking in the area "virtually impossible". They argue that up to 40 per cent of the parking spots previously used have been lost with the new road markings drawn up in the past few weeks. "It's made an already awful parking...
  • Cashless parking scheme RingGo now offered in Bristol

    By matt_2009 at 09:15 on 13/09/12
    Cashless parking scheme, RingGo, now offered in Bristol.
    All council-operated pay and display parking in Bristol will now utilise an alternative system 'RingGo', which enables people to pay for parking using their mobile phone and credit or debit card. The system enables anybody to park and pay from their vehicle. No paper ticket is required, as car parking attendants are able to check vehicle registrations against payments made using internet connected handsets. A council spokesman said:...
  • Bristol Community Transport Needs survey launched

    By Laura_Local at 17:40 on 01/02/12
    Transport - big issue in Bristol
    Bristol City Council is looking at who currently uses the community transport services it supports and who has a need for community transport both now and in the future. It is also seeking information about other community transport services in the city that it does notsupport financially. Community transport can be: · Door to door services for people with limited mobility· Minibuses for community groups such as scouts,...

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