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BCR Public Forum – 19 July 2017

The Steering Group for the new Community Partnership is organising a Public Forum for all residents in Bishopston, Cotham and Redland and adjacent areas. It will be held in the new Bishopston Library on Gloucester Road on: Wednesday 19th July … Continue reading

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Steering Group plans new Community Partnership

Following discussion and comments received at public meetings on 16th March and 25th April, a Steering Group has been formed to make plans for a new BCR Community Partnership. Notes from BCR Forum on 16th March 2017 Notes from BCR … Continue reading

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Neighbourhood Partnership holds final meeting

The final meeting of the BCR Neighbourhood Partnership was held on Monday 5th June 2017. At the meeting, decisions were made about the allocation of the outstanding Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) budget. Minutes of the final meeting are now available, … Continue reading

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Transitioning to a Community Partnership

At the Public Forum held on 25th April 2017, a wide range of existing community groups from within our area were invited to send representatives to discuss what kind of organisation should replace the Neighbourhood Partnership. The meeting also attracted … Continue reading

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Bishopston Walking Maps

Bishopston Walking Maps are now available to collect from Bishopston Library on Gloucester Road. The library opens tomorrow, May 3rd 2017, and replaces the Cheltenham Road library. You can also download them here Bishopston Map 1  Horfield Common and Bishop Road … Continue reading

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Avon and Somerset police workshop

Avon and Somerset Constabulary is offering a new and exciting opportunity for the public to learn about what the police do and see first-hand the day-to-day working of the local police force. The Citizens’ Academy will provide a selected group … Continue reading

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Public Forum 25th April – a future Community Partnership

At the BCR NP Forum on 16th March, residents who attended gave their support for a new organisation that could, among other things: Receive information from the council, police and other organisationss Share views and problems Influence local decisions This … Continue reading

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What Happens After Neighbourhood Partnerships?

Bristol City Council (BCC) has substantially cut the funding for Neighbourhoods. This means that Neighbourhood Partnerships (NPs) cannot continue in their current form. BCC hope that community organisations, without Council Officer support, will continue some of the activities that were … Continue reading

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Public Forum to discuss what happens after BCR NP

Thursday 16th March, 7pm – 9pm, Redland Green School Bristol City Council has decided to close down Neighbourhood Partnerships in their current form. What future voluntary neighbourhood collaboration should there be? Come along to one of the last Neighbourhood Partnership … Continue reading

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BCC proposals for end of current Neighbourhood Partnership structure

Bristol City Council corporate strategy states “We recognise the value of engaging with communities on issues that affect  them, but believe there are more efficient ways to do this than current  Neighbourhood Partnership structure. We will work with councillors and  communities to change the focus and scope of this in the future by looking at  what individual communities need. ” Funding cuts will be £500,000 in 2017/18 and £562,000 in 2018/19 leading to an overall saving of £1,062,000. No further funding for small grants will be allocated. Highways … Continue reading

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