Better Bristol Magazine
Better Bristol is the Bristol Civic Society magazine, funded from members’ subscriptions. The Spring-Summer 2019 (PDF 4,226KB) is the latest to be published.
Highlights of the Spring-Summer 2019 Issue
- Chairman’s Piece. Simon Birch ponders how to adjust for change.
- Homes for Heroes. Melanie Kelly on the celebrations for 100 years of council estates in Bristol.
- Planning applications. John Payne highlights recent applications.
- Major developments. John Frenkel gives an overview.
- Bedminster Green. John Frenkel outlines the concerns for this significant development.
- Bricks and stones. Mike Manson looks as what Bristol is made of.
- From old farm to new community. Dave Thomas on exciting plans for a neglected farm house.
- St Mary Le Port. Roger Mortimer has a plan for this abandoned corner.
- Westmoreland House. Lori Streich asks what happens next?
- The future of Bristol’s transport. Peter Floyd has a vision.
- Cinematic art and TV in creative Bristol. Nic Billane highlights the importance of Bristol as a city of film.
- Sowing the seeds of the Bristol and Bath Parks Foundation. Sue Sanctuary sees a bright future for Bristol’s parks.
- Taking off. Nic Billane considers Bristol Airport’s expansion plans.
- Striking twentieth century buildings added to Bristol’s Local List. Mike Manson reports on the recognition of Bristol’s iconic buildings.
- Blue plaques surge onwards… Gordon Young reports on the latest blue plaques.
- Events: (with links to web pages)
- Walk Fest: 1-31 May 2019.
- Future Travel Choices: electric cars and transport on demand?: 15th May 2019.
- Routes to Clifton: 22 May 2019.
- Bristol Civic Society AGM: 4 June 2019.
- Film and Television industry in Bristol. October – details to follow.
- Lost rivers of Bristol and flood-risk management: 19 November 2019.
Use these links to view (click) or download (right click) earlier issues of Better Bristol (PDF files)