News

Canynge Square Sinkhole: Update

Mar 3 The hole in Canynge Square gardens which appeared on Christmas Day when a Japanese Pagoda tree collapsed into an old underground vault remains a popular attraction for…


Bristol Zoo Redevelopment (includes latest letter 14/3/21)

Feb 28 Many of you will be aware that the Zoo will be moving in 2022 from Clifton to its Wild Place Project site at Cribbs Causeway. The intention is to redevelop the Clifton site…


CHIS & St Andrew's Churchyard

Feb 22 In the mid-50s the City Council took responsibility for this tranquil spot in the heart of Clifton. Although well maintained for a long period, by the mid-80s it was…


Canynge Square Sinkhole

Jan 2 The appearance late on Christmas Day of a very deep hole in Canynge Square gardens has caused the Square to become Clifton's most popular tourist attraction. The fissure…


Changes to Highways for Social Distancing

Jun 4, 2020 In response to our local Green councillors email regarding changes, principally to Princess Victoria Street and the Mall, but also one way systems for certain footpaths, CHIS…


Clifton Village Walking Tour App.

Mar 21, 2020 You will perhaps have read in the Chairman's preface to the March Newsletter that the CHIS Clifton Village Walking App, prepared by our treasurer, James Simmonds, will be…


Bristol University's Plan for a New Library

Mar 7, 2020 The University has applied (application number: 20/00433/F) to demolish The Hawthorns and redevelop the site to accommodate a new library, to include archive and collections…


First Bus Number 9 Route Consultation

Feb 29, 2020 19th Feb First invites views on proposed changes to service 9 through Cotham and Redland and to service 72 in Lockleaze First West of England is asking the public for its…


CHIS Response to Western Harbour Early Engagement Exercise

Sep 27, 2019 Introduction. Neither the Western Approach nor the Hybrid Approach is acceptable due to visual damage to the Suspension Bridge and adjacent landscape by the encroachment of a…


High Rise Buildings

Jan 20, 2019 Although no high rise buildings are currently proposed for BS8, CHIS is extremely concerned that the policy of the Mayor appears to be to promote and encourage such buildings…


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…


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…


CHIS Archive: News for 2014–2015
CHIS Archive: News for 2013
CHIS Archive: News for 2012
CHIS Archive: News for 2011
CHIS Archive: News for 2010
CHIS Archive: News for 2009
CHIS Archive: News for 2006—2008