Our next meeting is Thursday 15th October at 7.30pm – via Zoom. We will be talking about: The events due to happen on Friday 30th October on the Slopes The review of our leaflets – to bring them up to date and more accessible to people Improvements to paths on the Bommie – if you […]
The NSI have been trying to get some money in to help pay for improvements to paths on the Bommie (the one with the stream). There is a lot to do – so we are asking which of the 5 possible improvements people are a priority for them and what they think. Let us know […]
Over the summer Good Gym and other volunteers have been working on the Kingswear Open Space. With the evenings being darker now at 6pm our friends Good Gym moves to Novers Steps on Saturday mornings to help with looking after the paths and preparing for more fruit trees to be planted in the spring.
Every year the Council issues a Quality of Life survey which samples what’s good and bad in Bristol and how does living here make you feel? Could things be done differently in your area? All sorts of people take part but people from Filwood and Knowle and young people aged 16-24 tend not to take […]
After a long time where the NSI and others could not do things as groups on the Slopes, we are working together to try and get things done, such as getting areas ready so we can plant more fruit trees, updating our popular leaflets so that people can use them to enjoy the Slopes…….and if […]
Sometimes you can wonder what you can do to help when there are so many emergencies happening at the moment – climate change, affordable housing, homelessness, social care etc. This is one where the Northern Slopes really play an important part already – being a place for the health and well being of people and […]
The City Council is consulting on the renewal of the Public Space Protection Order that relates to dogs. The consultation can be found here, www.bristol.gov.uk/PSPODogControl The proposal is to retain the current rules on dogs on leads and clearing up dog mess for another three years. The regulations include a list of spaces that are […]
The City Council are moving a group of caravan dwellers who are tenants of the Council into the compound at the end of Kingswear Road. The ideal is that they will be there for about a year until the new housing is built on one side of the Road. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
Thank you to those people who work hard to keep litter levels down on the Slopes. Now Bristol City Council, Bristol Waste and a member of the NSI have set up a trial on the Glyn Vale green space, for individuals or family groups to help collect litter when they can. The trial runs until […]
We are hoping that after conversations with the Council’s Parks department, the grass cutting of the open space may improve next year. The idea is that more of the area is cut by the Council; and other parts where machines cannot get to being cut by volunteers. A couple of weekends a go, people set […]