Shop Local items of interest

This week’s Items of Interest: 1.       The next free-to-attend GetSocial networking event for Micro and SME businesses is this Thursday, 23 May (6.00pm – 8.00pm) at The Salt Cafe, Gasworks Lane BS1 5AT. Powered by GetSet for Growth and Outset, the evening brings together businesses of all different sectors, shapes and sizes – from food to construction, retail to[…]

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Extinction Rebellion

Steve Heigham of Extinction Rebellion led an interesting session at the TRESAcic public meeting on 15th May. Extinction Rebellion is an international movement that uses non-violent civil disobedience to achieve radical change in order to minimise the risk of human extinction and ecological collapse. Extinction Rebellion has three main demands: Tell the[…]

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Items of interest from ShopLocalBristol

1.       Bristol Ageing Better is launching its Age Friendly Business Guide – a free comprehensive toolkit for businesses that want to improve what they can offer older people – this Wednesday, 15 May (5pm – 7pm) at The Station, Silver Street, BS1 2AG; more here. 2.       Bristol City Council is currently carrying out a survey aimed[…]

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Neighbourhood Planning Network news

The provision of telephone kiosks now requires planning permission, and the display of any advertisements on them now requires advertisement control consent. On May 25th the provisions of the The Town and Country Planning (Permitted Development, Advertisement and Compensation Amendments) (England) Regulations 2019 [2019 No. 907] will take effect. Part 2 of[…]

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Petition to restrict advertising billboards across Bristol

AdblockBristol is asking people to asking and share a petition to restrict the expansion of the advertising industry across Bristol. For the petition: https://actionnetwork.org/petitions/no-new-billboards/ Further information from AdblockBristol is below: _____ What’s the aim? Bristol Council are currently writing our ‘Local Plan’ which sets “The Rules” for land use in the[…]

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European election, 23 May 2019

The European Parliamentary election will take place on Thursday, 23 May 2019. The deadline to register for this election is midnight Tuesday 7th May. To register go to www.gov.uk/register-to-vote. The election and candidates The UK is divided into 12 electoral regions. Bristol is in the South West, and there are six[…]

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