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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...
  • Resident parking schemes proposed for Clifton, Bristol

    By matt_2009 at 16:34 on 25/03/13
    Resident parking schemes proposed for Clifton, Bristol.
    Bristol's Mayor, George Ferguson, is proposing to implement further residents parking schemes in 20 areas surrounding Bristol City Centre. Subject to statutory consultation on sensitive designs to protect and enhance local neighbourhood and business environments, and in particular local retail, the Mayor aims to introduce residents parking in the following areas within the next eighteen months: The aim is to deliver the schemes in...
  • 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....
  • Responding to the CPZ: a Local Business Perspective

    By Redland Kumon Centre at 14:10 on 29/11/12
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    Whatever the pros and cons for residents of the new Controlled Parking Zone that goes live on Redland Road this weekend, as a local small business owner, the changes represent a challenge. Here is the advice I have given to my current clients as they adjust to the new parking arrangements. Parents may have noticed that a Controlled Parking Zone is being set up in the area immediately around the Elmgrove Centre. This is part of a...
  • 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...

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