Better Bristol Magazine
Better Bristol is the Bristol Civic Society magazine, funded from members’ subscriptions. The Autumn-Winter issue is the latest to be published.
Contents of the Autumn-Winter 2020 Issue
- What strange and challenging times, writes Simon Birch.
- So, what next? Eugene Byrne takes a glimpse at an uncertain future.
- Major Developments in Bristol. Simon Birch, John Payne, Alan Morris of Bristol Civic Society’s Major Sites Group give an overview.
- Planning Applications. John Payne, from Bristol Civic Society’s Planning Applications Group highlights some recent applications.
- Obituary. We celebrate the life of Anne Hicks.
- Lockdown through the lens. Better Bristol asked photographer Paul Bullivant for images of lockdown.
- A landscape for all Better Bristol asks how we memorialise the past and what happens next to Colston?
- Ideas for Bristol Eugene Byrne ponders a number of fanciful ideas for Bristol. Some of them still worth considering!
- Could COVID-19 be good for city transport policy? The COVID pandemic has had dire consequences, but it may transform transport policy, writes Alan Morris.
- Southmeads leads the way! The regeneration of Arnside and Glencoyne Square. Deanna Perry writes about the Southmead Community Plan.
- Saints, Crooks and Slavers. Inspired by the TV series A House Through Time, Peter Cullimore explores the history of his Montpelier home.
- Bursting with unexplored potential. Exciting changes are planned for the Royal West of England Academy says its Director, Alison Bevan.
- ‘Bristol has been wiped out!’ 2020 marks the eightieth anniversary of the Bristol Blitz. Mike Manson tells the story.
- Railings. Simon Birch asks what happened to our railings?
Use these links to view or download earlier issues of Better Bristol (PDF files)