News

Neighbourhood Forum Meeting

Feb 25 The next Neighbourhood Forum meeting will be held at Clifton High School on February 25th from 7pm until 8.30pm.


Library Consultations

Feb 12 Consultations will take place at the City Hall on Tuesday 9th February from 10am until 12noon and from 6pm until 8pm. The libraries to be discussed are Central, Clifton,…


High Rise Buildings

Jan 20 Although no high rise buildings are currently proposed for BS8, CHIS is extremely concerned that the policy of the Mayor appears to be to promote and encourage such buildings…


Treasurer Needed Urgently

Jan 11 Our long-serving treasurer has retired and we need to find a replacement as soon as possible. Only simple book-keeping skills are required and instruction will be given, if…


Mortimer House: Update

Dec 25, 2018 The planning dispute regarding the parking of cars at Mortimer House seems set to continue. Initially, consent was granted for the parking of six vehicles in what had been…


Number 9 Bus: Important Information.

Oct 23, 2018 Please take note that, as from Sunday October 28th, there will no longer be any Number 9 bus service on Sundays. CHIS is concerned that this information appears not to have…


Parking in the Clifton Village Zone

Jul 3, 2018 CHIS continues to monitor parking, particularly in the CV zone. Our ward councillors organised meeting on July 3rd which was attended by BID representatives, other local…


Mike Pascoe

Jul 1, 2018 It is with sadness that we record the death of Mike Pascoe. He was a founder member of CHIS and served on the committee and as chairman for a long number of years. The…


50th Anniversary Party

Jun 20, 2018 The Clifton Observatory proved to be a very popular venue for our Golden Anniversary Party on June 20th. After a drizzly and overcast day the skies brightened, enabling…


Former W.H. Smith site in Clifton

Mar 5, 2018 The exhibition by THAT Group on February 15th revealed plans for yet another tall, modern building, not dissimilar to those we have previously rejected. Almost any…


Bristol University's Plans to close Tyndall Avenue

Feb 14, 2018 The University's application to close this road to traffic and to create what they misleadingly describe as 'an enhanced public realm' has been heavily criticised by BCC's…


Footbridge across Bridge Valley Road

Feb 11, 2018 Although Dr Adrienn Tomor's planning application to build a foot/cycle bridge over Bridge Valley Rd was, last year, granted on appeal, it is still uncertain whether the…


Plans for Senate House

Feb 7, 2018 CHIS representatives recently attended a pre-application presentation by Bristol University regarding proposals to extend Senate House. It is planned to move the University's…


On-Street Bicycle Hangars

Jan 29, 2017 CHIS has been contacted by Bristol City Council inviting comments on proposals to site two Bicycle Hangars within the Conservation Area, one opposite 13, Cornwallis Crescent…


Improvements to CHIS Planning Map

Sep 27, 2016 Recently we made some changes to the Planning Map on the CHIS website, which we hope make it more useful. The Planning Map by default shows the last 6 weeks of Planning…


Parking Problems in Clifton Village Zone

Aug 19, 2016 Why are residents STILL experiencing difficulty parking on some streets in Clifton, despite living in so-called 'residents only' zones? Just take a look at the permits on the…


Live Map of Planning Applications

Mar 4, 2016 Our latest web news is that all planning applications for BS8 are now displayed on our site immediately they appear on the BCC planning site. The applications are shown both…


Bristol's Tree Champions

Jan 15, 2016 A comprehensive document entitled 'Bristol's Tree Champions' has just been put on the website. It is a database of some 200 trees within the city that are either the largest…


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