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  • Resident parking schemes proposed for Clifton, Bristol

    By matt_2009 at 12:35 on 25/03/13
    Resident parking schemes proposed for Clifton, Bristol.
    Bristol's Mayor, George Ferguson, is proposing to implement further residents parking schemes in 20 areas surrounding Bristol City Centre. Subject to statutory consultation on sensitive designs to protect and enhance local neighbourhood and business environments, and in particular local retail, the Mayor aims to introduce residents parking in the following areas within the next eighteen months: The aim is to deliver the schemes in...
  • No more Sunday on-street parking charges in Bristol city centre

    By matt_2009 at 14:57 on 19/11/12
    Bristol Mayor George Ferguson.
    Bristol's new Mayor has implemented his first pledge – within an hour of being sworn in. Bristol is saying goodbye to Sunday charging for city centre on-street parking just three weeks after it was introduced. Bristol Mayor George Ferguson, said: "I've heard the traffic management arguments, but I firmly believe in doing everything we can to keep Sunday special and already it is clear that it would only raise peanuts per...
  • New double yellow lines increase parking woes in Cotham, Bristol

    By thecriddler at 10:44 on 18/10/12
    Hampton Road, in Cotham, Bristol.
    Newly painted double yellow lines in the Cotham area of Bristol – aimed at improving driver access and visibility at junctions - have caused anger among residents who say they've made parking in the area "virtually impossible". They argue that up to 40 per cent of the parking spots previously used have been lost with the new road markings drawn up in the past few weeks. "It's made an already awful parking...
  • Long delays still on the M4 around Bristol after lorry overturned this morning

    By matt_2009 at 16:39 on 17/10/12
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    Motorists are being advised to be patient and avoid the motorway network on the M4 eastbound between junctions 19 and 20 - where a lorry overturned this morning. Police say there are no reported injuries however the incident has caused major traffic disruption which has continued throughout the day. Traffic westbound is being diverted off at junction 20 onto the M5 southbound and filtered to use the A4 and M49 before rejoining the M4...
  • Clifton Suspension Bridge: Still 50p to cross but for how long?

    By thecriddler at 13:43 on 06/09/12
    Clifton Suspension Bridge: Still 50p to cross but for how long?
    The toll raise of £1 from 50p to cross the Clifton Suspension Bridge could well be enforced by the end of the year if approved by the Department for Transport (DfT). On August 1 the Clifton Suspension Bridge Trust submitted their application to increase the toll. People have until September 12 to submit their objections. In 2010 it was announced by trustees of the Bristol icon that the crossing rate might double in order to...

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