News

Parking in the Clifton Village Zone

Jul 3 CHIS continues to monitor parking, particularly in the CV zone. Our ward councillors organised meeting on July 3rd which was attended by BID representatives, other local…


Mike Pascoe

Jul 1 It is with sadness that we record the death of Mike Pascoe. He was a founder member of CHIS and served on the committee and as chairman for a long number of years. The…


50th Anniversary Party

Jun 20 The Clifton Observatory proved to be a very popular venue for our Golden Anniversary Party on June 20th. After a drizzly and overcast day the skies brightened, enabling…


Former W.H. Smith site in Clifton

Mar 5 The exhibition by THAT Group on February 15th revealed plans for yet another tall, modern building, not dissimilar to those we have previously rejected. Almost any…


Bristol University's Plans to close Tyndall Avenue

Feb 14 The University's application to close this road to traffic and to create what they misleadingly describe as 'an enhanced public realm' has been heavily criticised by BCC's…


Footbridge across Bridge Valley Road

Feb 11 Although Dr Adrienn Tomor's planning application to build a foot/cycle bridge over Bridge Valley Rd was, last year, granted on appeal, it is still uncertain whether the…


Plans for Senate House

Feb 7 CHIS representatives recently attended a pre-application presentation by Bristol University regarding proposals to extend Senate House. It is planned to move the University's…


Clifton Observatory

Aug 31, 2017 As arranged, CHIS representatives met recently with Ian Johnson, the owner of Clifton Observatory, to discuss with him the recent licensing application. Ian was very ready to…


Bristol City Council: Cuts to Local Services

Jul 13, 2017 BCC has recently announced a number of proposed cuts to services which affect Bristol 8, notably the following: Public Toilets Those at the Clifton end of the Suspension…


On-Street Bicycle Hangars

Jan 29, 2017 CHIS has been contacted by Bristol City Council inviting comments on proposals to site two Bicycle Hangars within the Conservation Area, one opposite 13, Cornwallis Crescent…


Improvements to CHIS Planning Map

Sep 27, 2016 Recently we made some changes to the Planning Map on the CHIS website, which we hope make it more useful. The Planning Map by default shows the last 6 weeks of Planning…


Parking Problems in Clifton Village Zone

Aug 19, 2016 Why are residents STILL experiencing difficulty parking on some streets in Clifton, despite living in so-called 'residents only' zones? Just take a look at the permits on the…


Live Map of Planning Applications

Mar 4, 2016 Our latest web news is that all planning applications for BS8 are now displayed on our site immediately they appear on the BCC planning site. The applications are shown both…


Bristol's Tree Champions

Jan 15, 2016 A comprehensive document entitled 'Bristol's Tree Champions' has just been put on the website. It is a database of some 200 trees within the city that are either the largest…


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