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December 2009

St Werburghs Centre will be closed in January 2010 — 22 December 2009

Community Centre press release Due to some complications and delays in the building work we will ...   more

(E.Post) llegal dog set to be destroyed after attacking Bristol man — 8 December 2009

An illegal dog, which attacked a man and landed him in hospital, is likely to be ordered to be destr ...   more

(Evening Post) Woman hurt in smash — 8 December 2009

St.Werburghs: A woman was taken to hospital suffering chest pains after a head-on collision in Magda ...   more

(E.Post) £5m Bristol primary school finally wins council approval — 3 December 2009

City councillors have given a proposed £5 million school next to Gloucestershire County Cricket Club ...   more

Press release from St Werburghs community centre — 3 December 2009

There has been further progress in our building project. The new toilets and kitchen will be comple ...   more

November 2009

Updates from Ashley eFocus - Jon Rogers — 26 November 2009

How not to cycle! Thanks for all the supportive messages. I foolishly fell of my bike on Monday an ...   more

(E. Post) Councillor Jon Rogers breaks collar bone in bicycle fall — 25 November 2009

Bristol's transport supremo Jon Rogers has fallen off his bicycle and broken his collar bone. T ...   more

(Local police bulletin) Latest news including Narroways arrests — 25 November 2009

Narroways attacks on females- arrests made Three individuals have been identified and arrested fo ...   more

Meeting about traveller trucks & caravans in St Werburghs — 24 November 2009

A meeting called for Tuesday night at the Jack Brimble Hall regarding the issue of traveller vans an ...   more

Disturbance in Lynmouth Road — 20 November 2009

Around 3.45pm today over 20 school children, apparently from Fairfield School, were involved in a di ...   more

(E.Post) Bristol's little oasis picks up energy award for its efforts — 19 November 2009

A refurbished Sixties office building transformed into a sustainable paradise has been named the bes ...   more

(Evening Post) Bristol streets get 20mph speed limit — 18 November 2009

Two large sections of south and east Bristol are set to become 20mph zones early next year – an id ...   more

Alphonse Daudet Touna wins his case — 18 November 2009

Popular local musician Alphonse Daudet Touna has won his case against the Home Office. He now has in ...   more

St Werburghs Crime Report September 2009 — 15 November 2009

Sadly, the shorter days of September seem to have been accompanied by a big increase in crime in St ...   more

(E.Post) Natural high at Bristol climbing festival — 9 November 2009

People of all ages scrambled skyward for free at Bristol Climbing Centre's annual festival on Saturd ...   more

Jon Rogers proposes 20mph limit on all local roads — 8 November 2009

Blog posting by Councillor Jon Rogers I would appreciate some help. I have this week rejected ...   more

October 2009

(Evening Post) Bristol man jailed for multiple stabbing — 27 October 2009

A prolific violent offender in Bristol was branded a danger to the public as he was jailed for a mul ...   more

Transco behead St Werburghs last gas lamp — 21 October 2009

The sole remaining gas lamp in St Werburghs (and one of only twenty remaining in Bristol) has recent ...   more

(Ashley e Focus) some progress with A & M Motors — 20 October 2009

A&M Motors, St Werburghs. Bristol City Council Officer reports, "The whole verge subject to this enf ...   more

Criminal Damage trial Update: Mr Chalkley pleads Not Guilty — 19 October 2009

(PRSC) Mr. Chris Chalkley attended court on 9th October to answer the charge set out below. Whilst a ...   more

(E.Post) Bristol benefits row could cost me degree — 16 October 2009

A St Werburgh's man may have to drop out of university so he can afford to repay thousands of pounds ...   more

Hazrat Bilal application resubmitted — 13 October 2009

Nearly two and a half years since the Islami Darasgah community was given planning permission to use ...   more

St Werburghs drivers up to all sorts — 9 October 2009

(Evening Post) Fuel thief tells of other crimesA man from St Werburghs admitted driving away from pe ...   more

Another scrapyard fire - Visible from 10 miles away — 5 October 2009

Yet another fire ignited in the scrapyard near Gatton Road on Sunday evening. A police source confir ...   more

(Alphonse campaign) Local musician Alphonse needs your help — 2 October 2009

St Werburghs Centre is supporting a fundraising night to help local musician Alphonse Daudet Touna o ...   more

(PRSC) PRSC Chairman Arrested — 2 October 2009

Chris Chalkley Accused of Criminal Damage. In Court on 9th October PRSC chairman, Chris Chalkley ...   more

September 2009

Could there be a St Werburga link to Anglo-Saxon hoard? — 28 September 2009

Terry Herbert, a Staffordshire amateur metal detector user was checking a field belonging to a farme ...   more

(E.Post) Bristol package tour to 4 corners of the world — 28 September 2009

Eileen Haste was standing in her local post office, when she overheard another customer talking abou ...   more

(Evening Post) Bristol woman's art show- drawing cups of tea — 21 September 2009

Bristol woman's art show - drawings of cups of tea For the last two years, one Bristol woman ...   more

Update from Brooks Planning Group — 16 September 2009

Press release from Brooks Planning Group Update on the ownersThere is no further news from th ...   more

St Werburghs welcomes its first bike shop — 15 September 2009

The Spokesman is a new bicycle and repair shop open Monday to Saturday, opposite the park on Mina R ...   more

Serious assault in Boiling Wells Lane last Friday — 13 September 2009

Police have put up a notice about a 'Serious assault on a 26 year old female' which took place on Bo ...   more

(E. Post) Bristol is alive with street parties — 12 September 2009

Street parties took place across Bristol over last weekend. Many were organised with the help o ...   more

August 2009

St Werburghs Arts Trail less than a month away — 30 August 2009

(press release from St Werburghs Arts Trail) St Werburghs Arts Trail Saturday 26th / Sunday 27th ...   more

More porkers at the city farm — 29 August 2009

Poppy, a Gloucester Old Spot/Large White cross has produced her 2nd litter on 20th August. There wer ...   more

(E Post) Bristol roads to get 20mph speed limits — 26 August 2009

A 20mph speed limit could soon be imposed on hundreds of residential roads in Bristol. The ...   more

(E.Post)New Baptist Mills homes & library to go ahead — 12 August 2009

Bristol City Council has agreed to go ahead with the development of a new £2 million creative learni ...   more

Local cafes get clean bill of health — 4 August 2009

A council inspection of a fish and chip shop in Wrexham, the Llay Fish Bar, found poor hygiene condi ...   more

(E.Post) Bikers ride into Bristol for Hells Angel legend Maverick — 2 August 2009

Hundreds of bikers from around the world converged in Bristol for the funeral of the oldest active m ...   more

(Evening Post) Bristol health workers go petrol-free — 1 August 2009

A team of community health workers have managed to go petrol free in their attempts to be more envir ...   more

July 2009

Mina Road tunnel gallery under threat from Network rail? — 19 July 2009

The Mina Road tunnel street art gallery, which was established by the People’s Republic of Stokes Cr ...   more

(E.Post) St Werburghs swine flu victim - get ready now — 15 July 2009

A Bristol mother who has got over swine flu is encouraging people to make arrangements so they are p ...   more

(Evening Post) Baptist Mills learning centre set for go-ahead — 14 July 2009

A new £2 million creative learning centre in Baptist Mills is set to win planning permission. At a ...   more

(Clevedon Mercury) Ox on the docks rocks Portishead — 13 July 2009

An ox on the docks made of recycled digger parts forms a striking reminder of Portishead's industria ...   more

July 2009 continued

St Werburghs Crime Report May & June 2009 — 13 July 2009

There continues to be a fairly low crime rate in St Werburghs/ Montpelier beat during May and June. ...   more

(Evening Post) Crowds turn out for funeral of Bristol tattooist — 10 July 2009

Amid the dark outfits at Westerleigh Crematorium, there were flashes of colour: a star just visible ...   more

(E.Post) 'coconut ' councillor suspended for month — 1 July 2009

The Bristol city councillor at the heart of the "coconut" race row has been suspended for one month ...   more

June 2009

(E.Post) Bristol Valentine's Day rape on Crimewatch — 29 June 2009

The rape of a young woman in Bristol on St Valentine's Day will be featured on the BBC's Crimewatch ...   more

Police helicopter out over St Werburghs — 24 June 2009

There was an incident investigation today at 12 midday requiring the support of the Western Counties ...   more

Councillor Shirley Brown off the hook — 23 June 2009

(Bristol City Council report) An investigation was carried out for Bristol City Council into an alle ...   more

The folks who rave on the hill — 19 June 2009

This year, as in recent years, after the City Farm Fair in June there was an overnight rave on Narro ...   more

(Bristol City Council) New cycle link opens — 17 June 2009

Picture courtesy of Bristol Traffic Blog Bristol's trailblazing Cycling City programme has delive ...   more

Better Food Company getting noticed — 15 June 2009

(From Better Food Company)Awards & Recommendations And the winner is Well, what a spring it ...   more

City Farm apply for premises licence for Boiling Wells site — 15 June 2009

St Werburghs City Farm Ltd, St. Werburghs City Farm, Watercress Road, St. Werburghs, BS2 9YJ have su ...   more

Lib Dems walk it in Ashley — 12 June 2009

After predictions of a close call between Green candidate Daniella Radice and incumbent Jon Roge ...   more

(Avon & Somerset Police) Letter from local beat team — 3 June 2009

Letter from the Beat Team (Montpelier and St Werburghs) The good news continues, with a redu ...   more

Councillor Jon Rogers in duck island controversy? — 1 June 2009

Well, no – but he did help St Andrews residents get a new wildlife pond in St Andrews Park. Jon Roge ...   more

May 2009

(Cllr Rogers) cyclepath to open & billboard owners warned — 22 May 2009

The official opening of Hopetoun Road to Muller Road path will be at St Werburghs City Farm Fair on ...   more

(E. Post) Go-ahead for Mosquito devices at Fairfield pitches — 21 May 2009

A security device which emits an irritating sound that can only be heard by people under 25 will be ...   more

Global flu pandemic reaches St Werburghs (in 1918) — 2 May 2009

With talk of the current Swine Flu outbreak it is worth remembering the previous disastrous flu pand ...   more

Update on Brooks site campaign — 1 May 2009

The Brooks campaign group have now met a few times. They have established that 1. The group exis ...   more

April 2009

(E.Post) School renews plans for Mosquito security device — 25 April 2009

FAIRFIELD High School has put forward fresh plans to install a controversial Mosquito security devic ...   more

Rumours & news — 24 April 2009

Conman cops it The conman mentioned in an earlier article (Asian chap who kept needing to borrow m ...   more

Any suggestions to improve St Werburghs? — 18 April 2009

Do you know about the Sustainable Communities Act? Bristol City Council are currently consulting th ...   more

Crime update from Community PC Simon Humphries — 2 April 2009

The good news for February is that Dwelling Burglary was at its lowest point for several years, with ...   more

Roll up roll up for the City Farm Fair — 2 April 2009

The ever-popular St Werburghs City Farm Summer Celebration will be held this year on Saturday J ...   more

Scrapyard blaze — 2 April 2009

As first mentioned on this forum there have been further scrapyard fires at Gatton Road in the past ...   more

March 2009

From Evening Post: St Werburghs Community Centre rebuilds — 31 March 2009

A community centre has received a grant of almost one million pounds to safeguard its future. St ...   more

Magic day through the tunnel — 22 March 2009

Everything went well at the City Farm’s heritage event on Saturday – the sun shone, people enjoyed t ...   more

Watch out - there's a conman about! (updated) — 17 March 2009

Local resident Chuck, of St Werburghs Park was tricked by a conman on Sunday 8th march. He is an ove ...   more

(Avon & Somerset Police) Help us solve Valentine's Day rape — 13 March 2009

Police are urgently looking to identify a man they believe could help solve the case of a 16-year-ol ...   more

Provincial Rubber building demolished for new development — 13 March 2009

The former Provincial Rubber buiding was recently demolished to make way for eight flats, twelve hou ...   more

(Evening Post) Bristol garage given land clean-up deadline — 6 March 2009

A garage in St Werburgh's has until April 1 to tidy up a verge outside its premises following a two- ...   more

Network Rail to check embankment for subsidence — 5 March 2009

Do you know that ‘clickety clack’ sound the trains make when travelling along the Severn Beach line ...   more

February 2009

Local musician Alphonse Daudet Touna launches new album — 26 February 2009

Popular Bristol band Hélélé will be launching a new album on March 11 at Plantation Caribbean Re ...   more

(Avon & Somerset Police) E-fit released in sexual assault investigation — 24 February 2009

The offender is described as in his mid thirties and of light skinned mixed race or Mediterranean ap ...   more

(Western Daily Press) TV presenter thrilled at nomination for honorary degree — 22 February 2009

TV presenter Sherrie Eugene has been nominated for a Bristol University centenary degree in recognit ...   more

(Evening Post) Billboard campaigner targets Stokes Croft — 17 February 2009

After a successful fight to remove three 'unsightly' billboards in St Werburgh's, two more in Stokes ...   more

Sexual Assault on Minto Road- update — 14 February 2009

There was a serious assault on Minto Road in the early hours of 14th February. This morning it was c ...   more

St Werburghs lass takes up Veggie marathon challenge — 12 February 2009

Click to sponsor Amanda at LOCAL nutritionist Amanda Woodvi ...   more

Tree planted at Narroways to remember Anne Owen — 8 February 2009

Despite the snow covered ground and icy weather a little tree planting ceremony was held on Narroway ...   more

Chinese New Year welcomed in at Eastgate Oriental City — 1 February 2009

The year of the Ox was welcomed in on a chilly February morning by the River Sky restaurant. It star ...   more

January 2009

Letter from local PC Simon Humphrey — 29 January 2009

(Montpelier and St Werburghs beat) Burglaries / Parking issues :- It is with great disappoint ...   more

Bristol Group Shows How You Can Live on Less Than £1 per Day! — 26 January 2009

Beat the Credit Crunch Series of FREE Public Talks/Demonstrations: Commencing Tuesday 3 Febr ...   more

(Evening Post) Bristol gets 20mph speed limit roads — 18 January 2009

Hundreds of roads in Bristol are set to be the first in the city to become 20mph zones. Leaked ma ...   more

Glad to see the back of the billboards! — 14 January 2009

(BBC Bristol) Billboards removal celebrated A long-running community campaign to have billboards rem ...   more

Update on muslim centre at former Kearney's Irish Bar — 13 January 2009

(From Islami Darasgah Bristol Newsletter) Things moving forward Things have been slowly but surl ...   more

St Werburghs November 2008 Crime Report — 6 January 2009

Crime appeared to be rising again in the Montpelier and St Werburghs beat towards the end of 2008. T ...   more

(Councillor Jon Rogers) Bits & pieces of news — 2 January 2009

Work has started to widen the footpath through the allotments from Hopetoun Road, St Werburghs to Mu ...   more

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