SB update January 2019

Sustainable Bishopston has been semi-dormant recently, nobody has been organising things so nothing has happened. But it’s certainly not dead. We have members active in other relevant local groups and initiatives. We have a large community of supporters connected via mailing lists and social media and our local community networks. We have two community […]

Public meeting on air quality in Bishopston

SB and The Bishopston Society are hosting a public meeting on air quality (air pollution) in our neighbourhood. This subject has been increasingly visible in the press in recent months but there’s still huge gaps in our understanding and few signs of any decisive action locally or nationally to tackle the problem. Please come and […]

Living Room / The Outfield meeting and Sustainable Bishopston AGM

Please come to the Living Room / The Outfield meeting and brief Sustainable Bishopston AGM

Next week kindly hosted by BOSTON TEA PARTY, 293 Gloucester Road

at 6:30 – 8pm Thursday 17th March Sustainable Bishopston are supporting this LIVING ROOM/THE OUTFIELD project in its aims: To work with stakeholders of The Outfield* to […]

UPDATED: Safer speeds, saving lives in Bishopston – a petition on 20mph

UPDATE January 2016: The council has received a substantial petition demanding the removal of 20mph speed limits. If you’d prefer to keep them please see below for a counter-petition to make your opinion known.

Mike Frost says:

We are currently on 3,768 and need just another 233 by the end of the month! […]

BCR Energy Group Winter Update

January meeting

Now that colder weather is upon us, you may be keen to make your home more energy efficient. If you are still wondering what upgrade choices to make or how to go about it, there is nothing better than talking to someone who has already gone through the process, so come along […]

Bringing Energy Saving to Light

The new community energy group for Bishopston, Cotham and Redland, BCR Energy Group, has been busy helping local people to save energy as winter approaches.

An informative demonstration of LED lighting was held at local Gloucester Rd lighting retailer Ablectrics on November 4th, hosted by Fraser Besant, who not only runs the business but is […]

Bishopston, Cotham and Redland Energy Group News

From the Bishopston, Cotham and Redland Energy Group:

Low-cost lighting demos; Draftproofing workshop; Free internal home thermal imaging

See below…

Wednesday, November 4th. 6.30pm. The proprietor of Ablectrics, a long-established electrical shop on Gloucester Road will host in his showroom an evening demonstration of LED and other energy saving lighting options for your home. In […]

Summer is here!

It’s summer and the holiday season has often been a quiet time for Sustainable Bishopston. This year has been quieter than most, SB has no secretary at present so our mailing list has been fairly quiet and our advertised events subdued this year. Behind the scenes things are still going on, we’re engaged with other […]

Sustainable Bishopston’s AGM (UPDATED)

We’re pleased to invite you to:

Sustainable Bishopston’s AGM 2015

On Wednesday 14th January at 7.30pm.

The venue is the Golden Hill Community Garden – accessed through the allotment entrance on Monk Rd (behind Bishop Road School and Horfield Prison). The website has a map and directions:

The newly completed straw-bale building is our […]

Bishopston Air Quality – What Could We Do?

I’ve been concerned about air pollution (around Gloucester Road and generally around Bristol) and its effects on everyone’s health. I have some ideas about what we could do to change things and there’s a possibility of some funding from Bristol Green Capital to make it happen – this article outlines some of my thoughts. Get […]