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 email@example.com 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 […]
Last week was the funeral in Berkshire of our friend and former chair Bob. Tributes have been paid from all sorts of organisations, including the City Council, allotment associations, Bristol South Skyline Walk and others. We are wondering if it is possible to have a memorial to Bob on the Slopes.
All are welcome to a meeting of the NSI on Thursday 17th Sept. Starts at 7.30. We have a room booked at the Park – but depending on numbers may have to use Zoom. If you want to join us – please email us on firstname.lastname@example.org. We will be making decisions about: How we respond […]
The Bristol and Bath Foundation has launched a fund to support local volunteer Groups in Bristol and Bath. It is called #LoveYourPark. You can donate here – https://cafdonate.cafonline.org/14122#!/DonationDetails. Don’t forget that you can support the NSI volunteers and the Slopes directly by donating £5 a year to become a friend of the Slopes. Details here […]
South Bristol Children’s Centre have a number of trails, based on well known children’s books, for children and families to follow in South Bristol parks and green spaces during August……including the Slopes. Every Monday a story pack with the story and activities to do, will be available to be downloaded. Further details from http://www.southbristolcc.org.uk; or […]
The Initiative is having its first Zoom meeting. It will start at 7.30pm – and you are invited to bring a cake to eat. It will be discussing equality, safeguarding and how do we develop people’s interest in the Slopes following lockdown…. If you want to join in please email email@example.com and we can send […]