1. Quarterly meeting date correction: apologies
  2. NPN Annual Meeting
  3. Exhibition news:
  4. Old Market Quarter Future:
  5. South Glos Public inquiry adjourned:
  6. Bedminster Town Team news:
  7. BCS/NPN/UWE training course
  8. Royal Town Planning Institute website

Quarterly meeting date correction: apologies

the next meeting date is 9 May not 18 April.

The agenda items suggested are:

  • an update on the Bristol Neighbourhood Development Plans
  • advertising policy and management including banners, hoardings and lit signs
  • a discussion about the design information from the previous quarterly meeting

NPN Annual Meeting

Date for your diary:
NPN Annual Meeting Saturday am – 8 June


Exhibition news:

Building a Better Bristol – A walk through the city 

Venue: 1st Floor Exhibition Space, Trinity Centre, Bristol , BS2 0NW
Cost: Free Entry Date: 25 March – 25 May 2013 
Opening Times: 9am – 5pm Monday – Friday
(check website for evening and weekend events)

Websites: www.oldmarketquarter.co.uk    www.3ca.org.uk 

The exhibition has been created from the ideas of the communities and organisations involved and curated by Place Making Director, Leighton de Burca.

For more information contact
Leighton de Burca on 07557098515


Old Market Quarter Future:

Neighbourhood Development Plan: website link


South Glos Public inquiry adjourned:

Locals residents from BS10 parks and planning group, local councillors, the MP and the Open Spaces Society representative spoke against the proposal to build a road across Charlton Common which is common land.

The residents of Southmead and Brentry were particularly concerned about the impact on the North Bristol residents who were not properly consulted about the proposal.

Open Spaces Society press release link


Bedminster Town Team news:

Local traders have voted to become a Business Improvement District
read more


BCS/NPN/UWE training course

The first meeting was held on 10 April.

A list of the policies that David Johnson referred to are available here.

Reminder:
 the next meeting on Design and development is on 17 April 
at the YHA Narrow Quay

Speakers: Sandra Manley, Asst Head of Dept, Department of Planning and Architecture, UWE and Patrick Dempsey, Senior Lecturer, Dept of Construction and Property, UWE.

Please email if you are interested in attending this meeting.


Royal Town Planning Institute website

RTPI website link for useful information about latest planning news in the South West.