As part of Bristol WalkFest, Bristol Walking Alliance and Bristol Health Partners have organised an online talk ‘Women Who Walk‘ on Tuesday 18th May at 7.30pm.
Chaired by BWA’s Suzanne Audrey, it will be an opportunity to hear Rhiane Fatinikun, founder of Black Girls Hike UK, and Sonia Overall, founder of Women Who Walk, talk about their organisations – and a chance to ask questions about what walking means to them.… Continue reading
Significant new proposals have been put forward for redevelopment of St Mary le Port, the area between High Street, Wine Street and Castle Park in the centre of Bristol (see www.stmaryleport.co.uk).… Continue reading
The University of Bristol has submitted an outline planning application for development of the area around Avon Street, Gas Lane and Silverthorne Lane, which will link by footbridge over the Floating Harbour to the first phase of their new campus beside Temple Meads Station.… Continue reading
Local residents and businesses are being encouraged to help shape the future of the Whitehouse Street area of Bedminster.
BWA has contributed our initial comments to the Community Manifesto being drawn up by Action Greater Bedminster.… Continue reading
Developments around Bedminster Green have been in prospect for some time. The latest installment has been the Bedminster Green River Restoration and Transport Consultation by Bristol City Council.
BWA has responded with comments that generally welcome the proposed improvements along the Malago River.… Continue reading
Since 2nd August 2020, through-traffic on Bristol Bridge and Baldwin Street has been restricted with access only for cycles, buses, taxis, and motorcycles. This has been done under an Experimental Traffic Regulation Order (ETRO), which can last up to 18 months, but with an evaluation after the first six months.… Continue reading
Bristol Mayor and Bristol City Councillors
BWA has chosen five key goals that we are asking 2021 election candidates for Bristol Mayor and Bristol City Council to include in their manifestos.… Continue reading
A planning application (20/05531/F) has been made for changes to the building and surroundings at One Temple Way. This includes provision of a more direct pedestrian connection along the line of David Street, more active frontages on the ground floor, and space to allow the opening up of the entrance to the Temple Way underpass.… Continue reading
Bristol City Council has been awarded Active Travel Funding to improve some high streets and neighbourhood roads. The aim is to improve walking and cycling journeys, to improve air quality, and to give pedestrians, cyclists, businesses and residents more space.… Continue reading
BWA has responded to a West of England Combined Authority (WECA) consultation on a Spatial Development Strategy (SDS), which considers the region’s strategic housing, planning and infrastructure needs. The SDS follows a Joint Spatial Plan (JSP) that was rejected by Examiners in 2019.… Continue reading