Shop Local Bristol items of interest

This week’s Items of Interest: 1.       A lively debate on the future of the high street took place at the recent Bristol International Balloon Fiesta business breakfast; read more here. 2.       And read more about the imaginative use of a former empty shop in Easton that’s benefitting the local community here. 3.       Boost Bristol is hosting an event entitled How To Beat[…]

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BS3 Wildlife news

Let the Mapping Begin We’ve been talking for some months about gathering data on the wildlife contribution of larger spaces in BS3. These include parks, allotments, WHCF and the  three local nature reserves that are in or next to BS3. We have now begun to actually collect information about animals[…]

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Shop Local Bristol items of interest

This week’s Items of Interest: 1.       Sustainability Makes Perfect Business Sense. Find out why at a fully funded workshop delivered by sustainability experts Planet First on Wednesday 28 August (2pm – 5pm) at Royal Oak House, Prince Street BS1 4GB; book here. The event forms part of Business West’s Enterprising West of England programme, part-funded by the European Regional[…]

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Is Totterdown transport age friendly?

Sustainable transport modes, including walking and public transport, are very important to older people, especially perhaps as they get older still.    Since November 2018 the World Health Organisation (WHO) has recognised Bristol as an ‘Age-Friendly City’, i.e. trying to become more age-friendly. Medical Services, Housing and Participation are included in[…]

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Shop Local Bristol – items of interest

1.       Bristol City Council’s Traffic Clean Air Zone consultation is your chance to say what you think about the two options proposed for improving air quality in Bristol. Click here for further details; deadline is Monday 12 August. 2.       Did you know that the UK hospitality sector wasted an estimated £3bn of food in 2016, with nearly[…]

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