News

GOOD NEWS IN THE CAMPAIGN TO TACKLE CLIMATE CHANGE

I am pleased that the UK will become the first major economy in the world to end its contribution towards global warming, as a new law to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

VANDALISM IN HENBURY AND BRENTRY

There has quite rightly been a lot of public outcry at a recent spate of mindless vandalism in Henbury & Brentry in the last few weeks.

We need to embrace Rail and plan for the future

Earlier today the West of England Combined Authority voted to approve the last £11m needed to pay for the reopening of the Henbury Rail line (part of the MetroWest rail programme).

A4018 Statement to Cabinet

The Mayor and his Cabinet have now formally approved the heavily revised scheme to ‘upgrade’ the A4018. I touched on this in my last newsletter. My colleagues and I are broadly supportive of most of the revised plans.

Response to the Council’s proposed Local Plan

This might sound like a very boring subject but the content of the local plan guides the development of our City. It will help determine which planning applications pass and which fail. As such it is important that it is done right. 

COUNCIL U-TURNS ON CONTROVERSIAL A4018 PROPOSALS

Good News!

Thanks to everyone who attended our meetings and responded to the Consultation on the A4018 “improvements”. We welcome the Council climb down as a result of the overwhelming opposition to their original consultation.