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  • New 20mph speed limit will make central Bristol roads safer

    By Clifton People at 14:16 on 23/01/14
    Roads in central Bristol are set to become much safer as a new 20mph speed limit was launched on Tuesday 21st January. Following extensive consultation with local residents all 30mph roads in Cabot, Cotham, Clifton, Clifton East, Bishopston, Redland wards (excluding five roads) will be included in the scheme. 40mph, 50mph and dual carriageways will not be included. The central area scheme is the first of six phases in Bristol City...
  • Bristol rogue roofer sentenced

    By Clifton People at 15:00 on 10/01/14
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    A roofer, based in Clifton, whose shoddy work made customers' lives a misery, was sentenced at the Crown Court yesterday 9th January 2014. Mr Bill Buckley of 26 Four Acres, South Cerny, Cirencester pleaded guilty to eight rogue trading offences under the Fraud Act 2006, and the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008. He was sentenced to a six months and four months imprisonment to run concurrently, suspended for two...
  • Arena moves a step closer as Mayor considers funding proposals

    By Clifton People at 16:33 on 09/01/14
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    Bristol's Mayor is set to consider the funding package for an arena for Bristol at a Cabinet meeting on 16th January. The proposals set out in detail how the arena can be funded and if approved, work could begin in the spring to appoint an operator. The council would need to borrow up to £91million to fund the cost of building an arena. £38 million is expected to come back to the council from rental and other related...
  • Parking tax

    By paulfl1954 at 09:03 on 21/06/13
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    The Mayor and Council keep telling the public how "pleased"  Kingsdown residents are to have been chosen as the original guinea-pig for the har-brained roll-out of city-wide "Residents" parking zones.  They do nothing for congestion and such has been the resistance to the purchase of residents' permits, there are endless empty parking spaces scattered across Kingsdown/Cotham every day. It is just another...
  • Key dates for Bristol's local elections

    By matt_2009 at 08:33 on 05/04/13

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    23 of Bristol's 35 wards are up for election – with most of the wards in the north, central and east areas of the city. Key dates to watch out for in the run up to polling day are: •    Noon on Friday, April 5 – deadline for candidates to register to stand •    Noon on Tuesday, April 9 – list of candidates in each ward published •    Wednesday, April 17...

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