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LETS MAKE MORE OF OUR LIBRARIES

Last week I attended a meeting at the Council House, in my capacity as Councillor for Henbury & Brentry, to learn more about the future of North Bristol’s Library network (just to be clear this does NOT include a threat of it closing - we won that fight last year).

WE SHOULD GET BEHIND A FREE PORT FOR BRISTOL

Unfortunately, due to time constraints, it was not possible to debate a Conservative motion advocating a move to free ports at the last full council meeting on Tuesday, September 10.

THE COUNCIL NEEDS TO DO MORE ON VEHICLE DWELLINGS

My colleagues and I have today submitted a Statement to the Mayor’s Cabinet Meeting tomorrow on the issue of van dwellers. The Council seems to have adopted the habit of ignoring the increasing number of vehicle dwellings in North Bristol.

The Case for Increased Investment in Rail for our Region

I never pass up an opportunity to lobby for extra rail investment for the region. With the appointment of a new Secretary of State for Transport now is the time to make the case again.

We already have a string of improvements in the pipeline:

BRABAZON ARENA CONSULTATION TO START

This is the email we received from YTL regarding the public consultation on their Brabazon Arena proposals. Make sure you have your say.

NUMBER 2 BUS CONSULTATION - RESPONSE FROM FIRST BUS

As residents will know First Bus ran a consultation on proposed changes to the No.2 bus route. On the whole the proposed changes have been rejected but there is a change to the Henbury & Brentry Area.

The full response is below:

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.