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December 2011

(Avon & Somerset Police) Local tagger nabbed — 30 December 2011

Good news: An offender has been identified for spraying graffiti in and around the St Werburghs area ...   more

Farm Pub applying to construct/adapt outbuildings in the garden — 23 December 2011

Julian McLauchlan of The Farm pub has submitted a planning application to revamp The Farm Pub garden ...   more

November 2011

SWNA Traffic Group making progress since the summer — 29 November 2011

In September we had a stall at the Party in the Park, in Mina Road Park. We showed and discussed som ...   more

(E.Post) Shame of kerb-crawler banned from city's 'red light'areas — 26 November 2011

A lorry driver has been given an anti-social behaviour order for kerb crawling for the second time. ...   more

Campaigners combine to save their green spaces — 22 November 2011

(Evening Post)Campaigners will urge councillors today to help save green open spaces near their home ...   more

Road traffic casualties in St Werburghs in past decade — 17 November 2011

This is a map of all the road accidents causing casualties in St Werburghs since 2000. Note how dang ...   more

(E.Post) Schools gather for celebration — 14 November 2011

Representatives of 18 Bristol schools gathered for a Unicef celebration and conference at St Werburg ...   more

(E.Post) Calls to make former Fairfield Grammar into new primary — 10 November 2011

Fresh calls have been made for the former Fairfield Grammar School buildings in Montpelier to become ...   more

(St Werbs City Farm) City Farm playground getting a revamp — 8 November 2011

You may have noticed that the Farm's playground has been looking a little down in the mouth for the ...   more

Bits of news & rumour — 5 November 2011

Having a skinful Skins series 6 (or bits of it) are being filmed in the Duke of York.. Resident ...   more

(E.Post) Taxi driver fined for plying trade without a licence — 2 November 2011

A Bristol Hackney carriage driver caught picking up passengers without a valid licence or insurance ...   more

October 2011

(from St Werbs City Farm) City Farm Cafe staff lobby Westminster — 18 October 2011

In September, Leona Williamson and members of the St Werburghs City Farm cafe headed to DEFRA headqu ...   more

Police helicopter searching for missing person — 16 October 2011

The police helicopter (Western Counties Air Operation unit) was in the skies over St Werburghs at 6 ...   more

Community Centre launch 'World cinema film nights' — 15 October 2011

The St Werburghs Centre is helping local charities and film promoters make their films and messages ...   more

(E.Post) Man attacked police van after riots ended — 13 October 2011

A man who attacked police after the Easter riots in Stokes Croft had finished has been handed a susp ...   more

September 2011

(E.Post) Making our own fun from any old rubbish — 26 September 2011

Families had the chance to dig in and find material for art and craft activities at an open day at t ...   more

(E.Post) Imported alcohol found in raid by customs officers — 23 September 2011

A massive stash of illegally-imported alcohol has been uncovered in a raid. Officers from HM Reve ...   more

Just a week to go to St Werburghs Arts Trail — 17 September 2011

St Werburghs Arts Trail Saturday 24th / Sunday 25th September 2011. 11am-5pm The sixth St Wer ...   more

(E.Post) No jail term for man who glassed friend — 14 September 2011

A man who smashed a pint glass in a friend's face after they argued over a debt in a pub has been sp ...   more

Network Rail working late — 1 September 2011

Network Rail has been leafleting local residents about planned line work this autumn on both the Sev ...   more

August 2011

Mobile coverage in St Werburghs — 24 August 2011

A BBC crowd-sourcing survey using over 40,000 volunteers into the state of mobile Britain suggests t ...   more

(E.Post) Gorilla stolen from from City Farm — 24 August 2011

A Wow! Gorilla that was decorated by school children has been stolen from St Werburgh's City Farm. ...   more

(E.Post) Glass smashed in face in pub after debt row — 23 August 2011

A man smashed a pint glass into the face of a long-standing friend in front of shocked drinkers afte ...   more

(Avon & Somerset Police) Assault & spate of burglaries — 17 August 2011

Appeal for information following incident in Sussex Place Image of man police would like to speak ...   more

News & rumours from St Werburghs — 14 August 2011

New administrator in post at Wildgoose Space AVAG have recently welcomed Maggie Coles as the new a ...   more

Minibus burnt out last night — 10 August 2011

Although the reporting of riots in St Werburghs on Monday night (unlike in St Pauls and Stokes Croft ...   more

(Avon & Somerset Police) local assault — 8 August 2011

Police in Bristol are appealing for witnesses and information following a sexual assault in St Werbu ...   more

City Farm looks to replace its community buildings — 4 August 2011

The original portakabin type Pratten building at the city farm was a stop-gap solution for staff and ...   more

July 2011

( Police) Caravans & Large camper van vehicles in St Werbs — 26 July 2011

The beat team are focusing on these types of vehicles across Montpelier and St Werburghs and wish to ...   more

(Brist. City Council) New community safety officer for Ashley Ward — 13 July 2011

Georgie Bryant will be working in St Pauls, St Werburghs, Montpelier and Stokes Croft as the new Saf ...   more

(E.Post) City's oldest nursery school enjoys a double celebration — 12 July 2011

Bristol's oldest nursery school is marking its 80th birthday by going back to its roots. St Werbu ...   more

Good news from the Traffic group — 10 July 2011

Were a group of St Werburghs residents who want to reduce the negative impact that cars, lorries an ...   more

Animal art — 7 July 2011

Two new art pieces have appeared in St Werburghs yesterday. The first, a cat profile, is by graff ...   more

Fire incident at The Park Hostel. — 4 July 2011

At around 5.15pm today a call was received that a fire had broken out in the Park Hostel, Mina R ...   more

June 2011

(Evening Post) Would you like to see rail station reopen? — 26 June 2011

A study could be carried out to examine the possibility of reopening a former railway station in Ash ...   more

(E.Post)Parents petition councilllors for primary school places — 21 June 2011

A 280-signature petition will be handed in at a full meeting of Bristol City Council tonight calling ...   more

(Evening Post) Banned for life from contact with children — 15 June 2011

A man who downloaded dozens of pictures and videos of child sex abuse has been banned for life from ...   more

June 2011 continued

City Farm Fair - last minute news — 9 June 2011

It's nearly here... Well we're busy at the Farm getting everything ready for the big day. The g ...   more

May 2011

(Avon & S Police) Update for Montpelier & St Werburghs — 27 May 2011

The number of dwelling burglaries in Montpelier and St Werburghs between the dates 19 April 2011 and ...   more

( Police) Appeal to identify man following sexual assault — 25 May 2011

Avon and Somerset Police Image of a man described as white, aged between 18 and 20 years old, aroun ...   more

News from City Farm Fair — 17 May 2011

The Haystack Stage The line up is now confirmed and we are excited to announce a blistering day for ...   more

Open day & tour at new Junction 3 development — 16 May 2011

The building work is progressing at Junction 3 by the St Paul's M32 roundabout. Knightstone Housing ...   more

(Burg Arts) New outdoor gallery launched in St Werburghs — 10 May 2011

For the past few years there has been a billboard on the side of St Werburghs Food & Wine (Mina Road ...   more

(E.Post) Local children miss out on local primary school places? — 9 May 2011

Parents in St Werburgh's have told the council they will do whatever it takes to get their children ...   more

The Victoria public house on the market — 7 May 2011

Christie + Co, apparently the most active UK agent in the hotel and leisure sectors has been entrust ...   more

(Bristol 24-7) Local election: Gus Hoyt speaks of utter delight — 6 May 2011

Gus Hoyt, the new Green Party candidate for Ashley ward in Bristol, has spoken to Bristol24-7 of ...   more

Ashley finally turns to Green — 6 May 2011

Last night Bristol Green Party finally achieved the breakthrough they were looking for in North Bris ...   more

St Werburghs Crime Report March 2011 — 5 May 2011

This is based on local neighbourhood watch stats (with some observations from national crime map) Cr ...   more

April 2011

(E.Post) 200 metres to school - not close enough — 28 April 2011

Twins Ella and Milla Tinkler have been denied places at a Bristol primary school just 200 metres fro ...   more

Occasional Cinema stopped by police in Mina Rd Park — 27 April 2011

Stop Press: things have calmed down - police backed off from moving in on the revamped cinema showi ...   more

(BBC) Bristol Tesco protest film screening stopped by police — 27 April 2011

A community group that wanted to put on an outdoor screening showing footage of a disturbance in Bri ...   more

(Ashley Vale Allotments Assoc.) Antisocial Behaviour Problems — 21 April 2011

In common with other allotment sites in the city we have recently suffered a quite extreme ups ...   more

(St Werburghs City Farm press release) Here comes the fair! — 15 April 2011

City Farm Fair is on 11th June 2011News from the Farm Fair team. This years Farm Fair theme is 'T ...   more

Application for new end of terrace house on Hopetoun Road — 15 April 2011

A planning application has been made for another infill site in Ashley Vale. This one is on Hopetoun ...   more

(E.Post) Ashley Ward: Cultural quarter — 8 April 2011

Until two months ago the fight for this seat would likely have been dominated by one word - coconut. ...   more

(Brist. City Council) Consultation on parking restrictions at school — 6 April 2011

St Werburghs Primary School Mandatory Zigzags Consultation Overview As part of the Safer Routes ...   more

(E.Post) Children tested after TB case at Bristol school — 5 April 2011

About 200 pupils at a city secondary school are being tested for tuberculosis after a student was di ...   more

The state of Sevier Street & York Street: North side — 3 April 2011

James St, York St and Sevier St provide the view most people have of St Werburghs while passing thro ...   more

March 2011

(E.Post) Work begins on housing development at Baptist Mills — 25 March 2011

Work has finally begun on a £9 million community and housing development, delayed after the dis ...   more

St Werburghs Crime Report January 2011 — 24 March 2011

Now we have two sources of local crime information (neighbourhood watch and national crime maps) the ...   more

Application for new house on Mina Road near self-build — 21 March 2011

A planning application has been made for a fairly complex three-storey building to be inserted betwe ...   more

Ashley ward eFocus - late March 2011 — 20 March 2011

Webeditor - from Ashley Liberal Democrat councillorsThis eFOCUS is sent to those who have expressed ...   more

More bits of news & rumour — 4 March 2011

There was an increase in dwelling burglaries in Montpelier and St Werburghs during the month of Febr ...   more

February 2011

How did Sevier Street & York Street get in the state they are in? — 22 February 2011

James St, York St and Sevier St provide the view most people have of St Werburghs while passing thro ...   more

(E.Post) Bristol councillor at heart of race row decides to quit — 14 February 2011

The Bristol city councillor at the heart of the 'coconut' race row has decided to step down from loc ...   more

Councillor Sean Emmett : Update on Purdown playing fields — 7 February 2011

Following representations made by myself and Cllr Guy Poultney to the Executive Member (Clare Campio ...   more

Good fences make good neighbours — 7 February 2011

There has been some site improvement work going on in the area recently. The black metal fence is al ...   more

St Werburghs Crime Report December 2010 — 3 February 2011

The cold weather at the end of 2010 doesn't seem to have kept the criminals off the streets: 10 burg ...   more

January 2011

(E.Post) St Werbughs City Farm suffers its third attack by thugs — 28 January 2011

Update from BBC BristolThird break-in at St Werburghs City Farm The farm has been broken into three ...   more

Warning - spate of muggings in St Paul's roundabout — 21 January 2011

The police have just sent notice they are experiencing a spate of robberies in and around St Pau ...   more

Burglaries at weekend (further update 31.1.2011) — 17 January 2011

31st Jan There have been 6 burglaries and a garage break in locally with one of these in St Werb ...   more

(E.Post) Mears Group snapped up ROK for £1.5m after collapse — 12 January 2011

Gloucestershire-based building firm Mears picked up the Bristol arm of collapsed firm ROK for just  ...   more

Network Rail want to spoil your view — 11 January 2011

Stop press Network Rail are going to be starting on the lower section soon - this section isn't a p ...   more

(E.Post) Animals come home after night attacks — 6 January 2011

Animals which were moved out of St Werburgh's City Farm after being targeted in two nights of att ...   more

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