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December 2014

(Daily Mail) Vashti Seth left £2,000 by her father with a note — 23 December 2014

'Do something good' - daughter turns father's last words and £2,000 bequest into charity which has h ...   more

(B.Post) Gus Hoyt resigns from council's cabinet over swearing — 15 December 2014

Assistant Mayor Gus Hoyt has resigned from Mayor George Ferguson’s cabinet over swearing at a member ...   more

City Farm gets full planning permission for new buildings — 4 December 2014

SITE DESCRIPTION AND APPLICATION The application is for the expansion of the farm buildings on the ...   more

November 2014

Bits & Pieces of local news from Councillors Telford & Hoyt — 27 November 2014

Councillor ward surgeries The next ward surgery will be on Monday 1st December. To book an appointm ...   more

(B.Post) Gnomework Carving plywood back into trees — 25 November 2014

Webeditor: article below is by Stephen Hunt about the local building firm 'Bristol Gnomes' who made ...   more

(B.Post) Fairfield School poised to become an academy — 20 November 2014

Improving Fairfield School in Horfield poised to become an academy – and could get sixth form expans ...   more

Proposed ecohouse in Terrace Wood rejected by planners — 17 November 2014

Bristol City Council Development Management have produced a delegated report and decision published ...   more

Serious crime in St Werburghs reduces between 2012 & 2013 — 15 November 2014

Using the information from the police crime maps it is interesting to compare crime in St Werburghs ...   more

(Mina Rd Park Group) Tree works coming up in local parks — 9 November 2014

Bristol City Council are removing four diseased or dead local trees in the near future. Mina R ...   more

(B.Post) Police & BCC officers remove illegally parked caravans — 4 November 2014

Enforcement action has been underway today to free Bristol neighbourhoods besieged by caravans parki ...   more

October 2014

St Werburghs Park Nursery opens new specialist provision — 26 October 2014

St Werburghs Park Nursery School celebrated the opening of their new Specialist Provision for childr ...   more

(Ashley Greenvine)Local buses are not fit for purpose — 24 October 2014

25 bus service – update On 8 April, First Bus told us: "We are currently working up proposals for a ...   more

(B.Post) Hotel staff dig deep for city-centre farm — 24 October 2014

Staff from one of Bristol's leading four-star hotels swapped their suits for overalls to help St Wer ...   more

(Dave Wood, RMT Union) Henbury Loop more essential than ever — 20 October 2014

Dave Wood, Rail Maritime and Transport Union: Henbury Loop in North Bristol is more essential than e ...   more

(B.Post) Hannah's climbing her way to the top — 14 October 2014

A Bristol teenager has cemented her place among the country's elite climbers after finishing second ...   more

(Councillor Gus Hoyt) Primary School annex opens — 1 October 2014

Great to attend the Formal Opening of St Werburghs Primary 'Silver Birch' annex this morning. Thi ...   more

Bristol City Council serve notice on local traveller vehicles — 1 October 2014

Bristol City Council served notices yesterday on 15 caravans and traveller vehicles across the St We ...   more

September 2014

James Street closed on Sunday 28th September — 26 September 2014

(from Jon Rogers) Work is now scheduled to take place on new raised zebra crossing outside St Werbur ...   more

(Avon & Somerset Police) Removing drug dealers 'shoes — 24 September 2014

Working with Brandon Hire in St Pauls and St Werburghs to make the community safe Written by Cons ...   more

Brooks Dyeworks Site update — 20 September 2014

Bristol City Council have designated the site for residential/employment mixed use in the Site All ...   more

What to do with the Glenfrome Rd gasometer site? — 20 September 2014

Over the last year the gas holder on Glenfrome Rd has been removed and the site has been cleared, ma ...   more

August 2014

(B.Post) Boy, 4, rescued — 26 August 2014

A boy was rescued by firefighters after his hand became trapped in a door. Avon Fire and Rescue f ...   more

(B.Post) Burning candle causes fire in Bristol flat — 1 August 2014

A woman in her 30s escaped with minor injuries after a blaze in her first floor flat in St Werburgh’ ...   more

July 2014

(Bristol 24:7) Jon Rogers rules out return to Bristol City Hall — 29 July 2014

The Liberal Democrat who ran to become Bristol’s first elected mayor will not try to regain his coun ...   more

(AVAA) City Farm chosen to manage Ashley Vale allotments — 29 July 2014

The vote on alternative proposals for future management of our site finished on Sunday night. Nearly ...   more

(B.Post) Dramatic thunderstorms in Bristol last night — 18 July 2014

Dramatic thunderstorms hit Bristol last night. One to take advantage of the spectacle was freelan ...   more

(Guardian) Bristol shop says organic food for all, not just the rich — 12 July 2014

Steven Morris The Better Food Company's cafe and supermarket is a success and weathered the slump ...   more

Proposed conversion of 38 Sevier Street into 3 flats — 4 July 2014

Perhaps one of the less welcome signs of the Bristol economy picking up is the return to the relentl ...   more

Proposal from the City Farm to manage Ashley Vale Allotments — 2 July 2014

The current committee of the AVAA has declared itself unable to carry out its functions with the vol ...   more

June 2014

The end of an era for the Saxon Road Green Space Group — 20 June 2014

After 4 years of campaigning for a greenspace at the corners of Saxon and Warminster Road we have lo ...   more

June 2014 continued

(B.Post) Local residents call for action over rubbish in street — 20 June 2014

More mess has appeared on a street in St Werburgh's where residents are at loggerheads with the owne ...   more

(Bristol24:7) Container site by St Werburghs homes approved — 19 June 2014

By Christopher Brown Residents left disappointed after a knife-edge decision by councillors gave fi ...   more

(Bristol Culture) New mural unveiled on Duke of York — 17 June 2014

The new mural on the side of the Duke of York pub in St Werburgh’s by illustrator Alex Mack has been ...   more

(B.Post) New storage depot could be created near our homes — 12 June 2014

Hundreds of metal shipping containers - some of them double stacked - could be used to create a new ...   more

(B.Post) Man in 60s taken to hospital after falling from window — 11 June 2014

Update from BBC Bristol 11th June A woman, 46, has been arrested after a man fell from a window at ...   more

From Ashley Down to Ashley Vale - beer now here! — 11 June 2014

You may have noticed activity around the former Kestrel Design/print building next to the Off Licenc ...   more

Saxon Road Green Space - a final appeal — 9 June 2014

(Saxon Rd Greenspace Group) This could be your last chance to say what you think The Development Pl ...   more

May 2014

(A & S Police) Brief crime update St Werburghs & Montpelier — 27 May 2014

The burglary crime have gone down, but we have been hit by either vehicles being broken into and/or ...   more

(B.Post)'Nirmal Gill found guilty & receives life sentence — 27 May 2014

28th May 2014Former soldier Nirmal Gill has been jailed for life with a minimum 17 years after being ...   more

(Guardian)Bristol ass. mayor under fire-describes job as 'low pay' — 22 May 2014

Green party councillor Gus Hoyt tweeted a friend he could not afford trip to New York because he was ...   more

(B.Post) St Werburgh's residents kick up stink over caravans — 22 May 2014

Residents in St Werburgh's are at loggerheads with rows of caravans and live-in trucks which have li ...   more

(B.Post) Nirmal Gill trial - further update 15th May 2014 — 7 May 2014

15th May Murder trial: St Werburgh's man Nirmal Gill recalls hitting wife over head with metal bar ...   more

Further update from Saxon Road Group — 4 May 2014

Despite Daintons resubmitting their plans on 17th April, the Saxon Road Green Space Group (SRGSG) wi ...   more

April 2014

End of the road for The Botany arts studios — 30 April 2014

From Xena at The Botany It all happened in quite a rush really. We suffered some bad leaking fr ...   more

(BBC) Nirmal Gill killed wife Rosemary in 'revenge 'for affair — 30 April 2014

A jealous husband battered his wife to death with a dumbbell after private investigators he hired un ...   more

Update from Saxon Road Greenspace Group — 20 April 2014

A planning application has been submitted by Daintons Group Services to use the land between New Gat ...   more

(B. Post) Bristol pub awards free beer for top graffiti makeover — 15 April 2014

A well-known St Werburgh's pub in need of a makeover asked graffiti artists to compete to have their ...   more

(Bristol Culture) Oh the grand old Duke of York — 11 April 2014

Work has started on the mural on one wall of the Duke of York pub in St Werburgh's. The winner of ...   more

(Gazette) Footprints found on man's head in Dursley after brawl — 7 April 2014

Footprints found on man's head in Dursley late night brawl Footprints found on man's head in Dursley ...   more

(B.Post) City farm helps children learn survival skills — 3 April 2014

By Katie Pavid Anna Williams with Tyler Keene at St Werburgh's Move over Bear Grylls - bushcr ...   more

March 2014

Concern growing about planned ecohouse in Terrace Wood — 11 March 2014

Someday we'll build a house on a hilltop high You and I, shiny and new a cottage that two can fill ...   more

(B.Post) St Werburghs Pk sort of voted 3rd prettiest Bristol street — 6 March 2014

Which is the prettiest street in Bristol? Bristol Post readers have cast their votes - and the winne ...   more

February 2014

Loss of No. 25 bus route? — 27 February 2014

First have announced changes to take place in their Bus Services in and around Bristol, from April. ...   more

Mina Road Post Office improvements — 20 February 2014

Mina Road Post Office in St Werburghs has had a relaunch after investment by Sarah & Aftaab in more ...   more

(B.Post) Antonia's ridden bike round world but it gets stolen here — 13 February 2014

She has toured the world on vehicles in some of the most crime-riddled countries and come through un ...   more

(Evening Standard) Teachers failing to raise issue of FGM — 6 February 2014

Teachers are failing to raise issue of FGM with primary pupils Anna Davis Only seven primary sch ...   more

January 2014

(B.Post) Caravan fire in St Werburghs believed to be accidental — 30 January 2014

By Tom Morris Avon Fire & Rescue Firefighters were called to St Werburghs yesterday evenin ...   more

Saxon Road Green Space Group call to action! — 17 January 2014

The owners of the site, Dainton Group Services Ltd. submitted a planning application on 8th January ...   more

Update from Councillor Gus Hoyt on traveller vehicles issue — 15 January 2014

St Werburghs Caravan/mobile-homes Update: Because tensions have arisen recently in St Werburghs a ...   more

Application for former 'Potter's House 'to be single residence — 2 January 2014

An application has been made to convert No. 6 Sussex Place, formerly the place of worship, The Potte ...   more

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