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Bristol City Council: Cuts to Local Services

Jul 13 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…


Royal Fort Gardens : a delight not to be missed

Jun 25 The Annual Meadow is the work of Bristol University Students and Grounds Staff. CHIS gave its rare Award for Excellence to the new Royal Fort Gardens and Life Sciences…


Victory in Somerset House Appeal

May 29 The owners of Somerset House, Messrs Calver, Cook, Fenton & Dixon, have lost their Appeal and planning permission to demolish the offices on this site and replace them…


On-Street Bicycle Hangars

Jan 29 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…


Proposed pedestrian/cycle bridge over Bridge Valley Road

Jan 14 Proposed pedestrian/cycle bridge over Bridge Valley Road (BCC planning ref: 16/01266/F) On 21 December, the latest chapter in the proposed Bridge Valley Road pedestrian/cycle…


Former W.H. Smith site in Clifton: What Now?

Nov 5, 2016 The unveiling of the latest plans for this site, held in Clifton Library on October 31st, was well attended, reflecting the concerns that residents have for the redevelopment…


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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