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December 2015

Bit by bit the new City Farm Connection building takes shape — 18 December 2015

The City Farm asks if people could please give £15 here so they can help an extra 4,000 disad ...   more

(BBC Bristol) Bristol power plant plans rejected by city council — 9 December 2015

Proposals to build a gas power plant which was opposed by hundreds of residents in Bristol has been ...   more

(Bristol 247) Fossil fuel power plant turned down — 9 December 2015

Cheers erupted as the council turned down a gas power plant in a residential area of Bristol, refusi ...   more

(B.Post)Plans for a new power station in St Werburghs thrown out — 9 December 2015

By L. Churchill Controversial plans for a gas power station in St Werburgh's were thrown out by co ...   more

STOP PRESS: Power station application rejected by BCC committee — 9 December 2015

The application for ten gas-powered generators at the Gatton Road site in St Werburghs was overwhelm ...   more

(Rob Telford) Bilbos is coming back to St Werburghs — 7 December 2015

Biblos St Werburghs will soon be undergoing a renovation. Ariel and Will have been going through new ...   more

(Bristol 247) Plans for 'dirty 'power plants withdrawn — 4 December 2015

Louis Emanuel Two of three applications for fossil fuel power plants in Bristol have been withd ...   more

Things looking up for neighbourhood dining in St Werburghs? — 3 December 2015

Well we may have lost Biblos in St Werburghs but a couple of other developments (along with the exce ...   more

(B.Post) Controversial plans for power stations 'set to be rejected' — 2 December 2015

A controversial scheme to build a power station in the heart of St Werburgh's looks likely to be th ...   more

(The Bristol Cable) Saxon Road gets organised — 2 December 2015

“the community has completely got on board” The Cable speaks to community activists from Saxon Road ...   more

(Cllr Rob Telford) Update on Mina Rd, Sevier St road schemes — 1 December 2015

The detailed drawings for the Sevier Street Road closure and associated signing works have been issu ...   more

November 2015

(Avon & Somerset Police) Burglaries in St Werburghs — 27 November 2015

During the last few days there have been 2 reported house burglaries in St Werburgh's: 26th Novem ...   more

(BS2 Greenspace) Campaign meeting to stop power station — 26 November 2015

We are holding a public meeting in the St Werburghs Community Centre at 6.30pm on Wednesday 2nd Dece ...   more

(Bristol 247) Sex assault near M32 underpass — 23 November 2015

A woman was pushed against a fence and sexually assaulted on a footpath near the M32 underpass at th ...   more

(Bristol Cable) Bristol residents fight smokescreen power plants — 22 November 2015

Bristol residents are fighting proposals to build new power stations in urban areas. Why are these n ...   more

Flooding in Mina Road Park last weekend — 17 November 2015

Mike Smith: On Friday morning the lower bit of Mina Road Park, where the island used to be, became f ...   more

Application for 4 storey block of student flats at Lwr Ashley Rd — 17 November 2015

An application has been made by Bristol Surveying Co. on behalf of applicant to build a four storey ...   more

(Bristol 247) Dirty Power: Not in our city — 6 November 2015

Louis Emanuel Three new diesel and gas-fired back-up power plants are being planned for Bristo ...   more

(Gus Hoyt) Latest on Gatton Rd proposed fossil fuel Power Station — 6 November 2015

Latest on Gatton / Saxon Rd (and other) proposed fossil fuel Power Station: "The Feeder Road appl ...   more

October 2015

(Bristol 24:7 ) Major new building at St Werburgh's City Farm — 29 October 2015

The biggest investment at St Werburgh's City Farm since it opened in 1980 will see a new building pr ...   more

Another infill house proposed: this time at St Werburghs Park — 22 October 2015

After a quiet few years in terms of local planning applications there has recently been a big increa ...   more

(B.Post) Another 18 arrested in drugs busts across Bristol(update) — 21 October 2015

Update from Avon & Somerset PoliceMore charged with drug offences following Bristol investigation ...   more

(Bristol 247) Behind the scenes of a major drugs bust — 14 October 2015

Police of of all rank and specialty are called to a briefing at 4.30am at a Bristol sports club we a ...   more

(B.Post) Campaign against power station gathers more support — 14 October 2015

Campaign against future gas-powered power station in St Werburgh's gathers more support at meetingBy ...   more

(B.Post) Residents campaign against electricity generation plant — 13 October 2015

A proposal for a gas-powered electricity generator in one of Bristol's most bohemian neighbourhoods ...   more

Application to build new house near Lynmouth Road allotments — 5 October 2015

A planning application has been lodged by Chedburn Design to build a new two-storey end of terrace h ...   more

Now mini Power Station is proposed for Saxon Road Green Space! — 2 October 2015

Despite the objections of local residents the Saxon Road green space site owners, Dainton Group Ltd. ...   more

(Councillor Rob Telford) Application for student flats withdrawn — 1 October 2015

The application to build student accommodation at 31 Lower Ashley Road (opposite Teohs) was withdraw ...   more

September 2015

(Councillor Gus Hoyt) Antisocial behaviour at local phone box — 24 September 2015

A BT telephone box is being used for a great deal of anti-social behaviour (drug dealing and threate ...   more

Could we be getting rid of another local billboard? UPDATE — 18 September 2015

(From Jon Rogers 5.10.2015) Update from planning enforcement on Billboard by new Sevier Street mosq ...   more

(St Werburghs City Farm) Farm wins Big Lottery Award — 17 September 2015

We've been awarded £285,539 from the Big Lottery to run a three year project called “Enclude”. The p ...   more

(Bristol City Council) Get closer to nature at one of city new LNRs — 15 September 2015

Get closer to nature at one of the city’s new Local Nature Reserves People across Bristol are inv ...   more

August 2015

Here comes St Werburghs mini-festival in Mina Road Park — 28 August 2015

St Werburghs Community Centre proudly present its annual ‘Mini-Festival’ – Picnic in the Park, to ta ...   more

Application to build flats above Sonnis shop — 25 August 2015

As stated in the application, the site is a large building of very little architectural merit so any ...   more

Plans for new community restaurant bubbling up in The Cauldron — 18 August 2015

Local St Werburghs residents Henry Eldon and Lauren Nash have put in an application that could bring ...   more

July 2015

(Bristol Cable) Easton residents protest 'damp,dangerous 'housing — 29 July 2015

Over 50 people protested on 25th July outside Liv n Let property agency on Mina road in St Werburghs ...   more

(B.Post) Missing teenager Maisie Moran last seen in St Werburghs' — 27 July 2015

Teenager Maisie Moran was last seen in St Werburghs Park (webeditor: Mina Road Park?), according to ...   more

(B.Post) Bristol teenager Maisie Moran found after police appeal' — 27 July 2015

Teenager Maisie Moran has been found after a widespread appeal. Police launched an appeal to find ...   more

Fire service warns of risk of discarded cigarettes in grassland — 9 July 2015

This lunchtime a fire engine and four firefighters were required to deal with a grass fire on the Se ...   more

June 2015

(B.Post) Purdown sports pitches on hold after protests — 30 June 2015

By mdisalvo Controversial plans to turn green open space into school playing fields have been put o ...   more

Proposed traffic scheme for St Werburghs — 30 June 2015

by Simon Chapman Bristol City Council is proposing some changes to waiting (and no parking) restric ...   more

(B.Post) Eight cycling blackspots in Bristol — 21 June 2015

Ian Onions Cycling is becoming increasingly popular in Bristol with more people taking to their bik ...   more

May 2015

Changes finalised for Ashley Ward — 12 May 2015

The Local Government Boundary Commission for England has been undertaking an independent electoral r ...   more

(B.Post) Rob Telford chosen as new Green group leader in Bristol' — 12 May 2015

By K Pavid A new leader has been elected for the Bristol Green Party group. Councillor Rob Telfo ...   more

Labour & Greens buck national trend to win locally — 9 May 2015

Bristol West has a new Labour MP and Ashley returns a Green councillor with a greatly increased majo ...   more

(B.Post) Heavy traffic in central Bristol following crash in St Werbs — 5 May 2015

Traffic is heavy in St Werburgh's following a crash this morning. Mina Road was partially blocked ...   more

City Farm mural destroyed — 1 May 2015

The city farm mural that has been in Mina Road tunnel for nearly 30 years was yesterday vandalized a ...   more

April 2015

(B. Post) Will Greens split Lib Dem Labour axis in Bristol West? — 13 April 2015

Stephen Williams is defending a thumping big majority of more than 11,000 but he knows that he has a ...   more

Brooks Planning Group respond to developer proposals — 12 April 2015

There was an exhibition of the proposals last week at the community centre and which was not widely ...   more

Controversial land of Terrace Wood up for sale with 222 Mina Rd — 3 April 2015

Last year an application was submitted to build a large ‘ecohouse’ in woodland behind a terrace of M ...   more

March 2015

(GRGS) Local community ready to share views on gasholder site — 30 March 2015

Developers will, at some point, build on the gas holder site on Glenfrome Road. Glenfrome Road g ...   more

(BBC) Clean-up plan for old Brooks Laundry site in St Werburghs — 25 March 2015

Plans for more than 100 homes are being drawn-up for the former Brooks Laundry complex in Bristol. ...   more

(Insider Media) Mixed-use scheme planned for St Werburghs site — 25 March 2015

Plans are currently being draw up to redevelop a former industrial site in St Werburghs, Bristol, to ...   more

Hundreds view eclipse from Narroways — 20 March 2015

From 8.30am hundreds of people climbed the hill to Narroways to get a good viewing point to see the ...   more

Now developers holding public consutation on Brooks plans — 19 March 2015

Brooks site developers JLL & DJ Foley have sent out an invitation to local residents to attend an ev ...   more

St Werburghs organises response to Brooks plan — 12 March 2015

Over 40 people turned up tonight to see the first draft of a plan created by Architects Ferguson Man ...   more

Brooks : at last the owners are developing a plan — 10 March 2015

Brooks Planning Group The Brooks Dye Works site owners have started the planning process. Brooks P ...   more

February 2015

(Wai Yee Hong) Celebrate Chinese New Year at Eastgate — 19 February 2015

Celebrate the arrival of the Year of the Sheep from 11.30am on Saturday, 21st February, at Bristol ...   more

(B.Post) Travellers have moved into a vacant petrol station:update — 19 February 2015

Update from Ashley Greenvine One of the comments on this article says: "I'm Christo. I run YardArt ...   more

(Fairfield School) Good Bristol school takes its next step forward — 2 February 2015

Fairfield High School (FHS) in Horfield converted to academy status on 1st February, joining the Exc ...   more

January 2015

(Ashley Police)'Increase in local burglaries recently — 28 January 2015

We have seen a slight increase in the number of dwelling burglaries over the past four weeks. These ...   more

(B.Post) Road rage driver cut up cyclist then reversed into his bike — 24 January 2015

A row between a car driver and cyclist ended when the driver deliberately rammed the bike, a court h ...   more

City Farm close to funding new Connection Centre — 23 January 2015

St Werburgh's City Farm The Connection Centre facilities which better connect people to food, natu ...   more

Emergency repairs on local water supply — 16 January 2015

Emergency – Bristol Water St. Werburghs, Bristol. Supplies to around 500 properties were affected f ...   more

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