Bristol City Council are planning to start maintenance work on Bathurst Bridge on 1st September 2020, and they initially approved a compound area on Bathurst Parade. A number of residents objected to the positioning of a compound area in a manner that severely restricted access to their houses. Read more “Compound area for Bathurst Bridge work”
Planning permission has been granted for the continued use of three advertising panels on the corner of Guinea Street and Lower Guinea Street: Planning reference: 20/02311/A.
The planning officer’s report includes the condition: ‘All of the works (the 3 signs) approved under this application on a temporary basis, shall be removed and the land restored to its former condition on or before 31.05.2022. If all of the flats are sold prior to 31.05.2022 then the signs must be removed at this earlier point.’ The applicant claims that there are 21 apartments left to sell.
Cabot Cruising Club held an outdoor celebration on Saturday 11th July to mark the relaxation of the most severe lock-down restrictions. ‘Burgees Aloft’ was also a fundraising event and those attending were asked for a donation in addition to providing their own food. Around 75 people attended and the event raised valuable funds for the Club. Read more “Burgees Aloft”
Harbour users have also been subject to lockdown regulations that are being gradually relaxed. The change in regulations is being organised in phases:
Phase 1, 8th June 2020: only members from recognised clubs using manually propelled craft and sailing dinghies were able to navigate the harbour.