Better Bristol Magazine

Better Bristol Autumn 2017Cover of Autumn 2017 issueBetter Bristol is the Bristol Civic Society magazine, funded from members' subscriptions. The Autumn 2017 issue (PDF 3,023KB) is the eleventh and latest to be published (right-click to download, or click to view.)

Highlights of the Autumn 2017 Issue

  • Chairman’s Piece. Concern about St Michaels on the Mount Without and Ashton Court.
  • Brexit and Bristol. Eugene Byrne attempts to explain.
  • Civic Society Design Awards. Kevin McCloud hands out the plaques.
  • Planning Applications. John Payne reports on the latest applications.
  • Major Developments. John Frenkel provides an update.
  • Westmoreland House. Lori Stretch on this never-ending story.
  • Bearpit. Progress has been made.Alan Morris reports.
  • Across the Great Divide. Steve Maslin has plans for the M32.
  • Festival of the Future City. Andrew Kelly outlines the thinking behind this important festival.
  • The Fight for Bristol. Richard Pedlar outlines the rise of the Conservation Movement.
  • A Planning Strategy for the City Centre. Peter Floyd has a plan.
  • Suffrage City. Lucienne Boyce takes us on a walk.
  • Blue Plaques. Gordon Young suggests a colour scheme for future Blue Plaque recipients.
  • Easton Jamia Masjid mosque. Mike Manson visits St Marks Road during Ramadan celebrations.
  • Student Awards. Diana Dungyova is a worthy winner.
  • Events:
    • Bristol Fashion: A talk by Simon Cox, Head of Fieldwork, Cotswold Archaeology
    • Bristol Heritage Forum
    • Unbuilt Bristol – the city that might have been. A talk by Eugene Byrne
    • A visit to the Suez Energy Recovery Centre, Hallen

Previous Issues

Use these links to view (click) or download (right click) earlier issues of Better Bristol (PDF files)

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