In this update:
Parks Forum Meeting Sat 26th February 2022
The agenda for Saturday’s meeting is now on our website at www.bristolparksforum.org.uk/meetings/
As this is our first face to face meeting for a while we are aiming to keep presentations short to give plenty of time for conversation.
At Summerhill Methodist Church, St George
Church open 9.30am – 12.30pm, formal meeting 10-11.30am
Please see note ref Covid on the agenda.
Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Information Pack Consultation – BPF members
Len as been able to update the consultation document on the direction of the information pack which is due to go public in March.
You may not have seen it for a while – so here is a “pre-view” of the document.
There is a short window of opportunity for comments, especially where mistakes have occurred.
Any comments on mistakes etc welcome before Friday 4th March.
Improvements include a clearer presentation of issues and more use of graphics to get points across.
Once the formal consultation has been launched there is of course the chance to comment again.
Obviously, it is of use to groups who are currently dealing with cycling issues now as well as in the future – eg: No 2 Bus corridor A37/A4018 Improvements.
Bristol Walk Fest 2022
To get involved, you must complete the registration form by MONDAY 21st FEBRUARY: Bristol Walk Fest 2022 Registration Form
Bristol City Council, in partnership with local residents, businesses, and landowners, are working on a project to guide the long-term transformation of the land either side of the River Frome in St Jude’s, known as Frome Gateway.
Their stated aspirations are to create new homes, jobs and public spaces that better meet the needs of the city and the local community.
The area includes ‘Riverside Park’ which runs between the M32 and the River Frome
Pete Insole has put together an excellent story map with the history of the area.
More details at https://fromegateway.co.uk/
This survey will close on 31 March 2022
Community Climate Action Plans
On Wednesday 9 March 10-11.30 join Bristol Green Capital Partnership, and representatives of Bristol’s diverse community organisations at an online event. They'll be celebrating the launch of Bristol’s first Community Climate Action plans and the leadership role Bristol communities are taking in the response to the climate crisis.
Bristol’s community organisations are pioneering bold and equitable community-led climate action in Bristol.
Join the event to:
- Explore how to engage diverse communities with the climate emergency.
- Understand the process of co-creating a community climate action plan.
- Discover the climate and quality of life priorities held by different Bristol communities.
- Hear first-hand from community practitioners pioneering climate action in Bristol.
- Experience stories and creations from community climate heroes from across the city.
This event is open to all but of particular interest to:
- Anyone interested in, responsible for leading, or delivering climate action work which engages and empowers communities to take climate action at a local level.
- Community organisations or leaders who want to catalyse and lead climate action within their communities.
- Anyone interested in how communities can have a meaningful role in local climate action leading to a fast and fair transition to net zero in Bristol or beyond.
Bristol Parks Forum
BPF meetings for 2022:
Sat 26th February, Summerhill Methodist Church, St George – Sat 2nd July – Sat 15th October – all 9.30am to 12.30pm - venues for July & Oct to be confirmed
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