For anyone that uses the beautiful park in St Andrews, Bristol. We want to keep it beautiful and an asset for the local people and those who travel from further away to enjoy activities including paddling, sliding, walking, scooting, running or just sitting!
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Play Area Update February 2014
The Play area convenors are Sarah and David Cemlyn.
Bristol’s spaces to play are better than ever following a £3m programme of improvements. Now, over 30 local parks and play spaces have been remodelled and improved as part of the…
A big 'thank you' to Des and Simon for their kind offer to help a community group in the Cranbrook Road area. We are trying to protect the flora and fauna and the Cranbrook stream and its wildlife, from potential damage if the new owners of 'The New Church' and land put in a planning application. We are arranging for local experts to conduct a 'site brief'' which can inform any planning application.
"Protect Redland (and Bishopston) from Over-Developement" ("PROD" has only been in…Continue
An absolutely beautiful morning and lots of bird activity. The full list:
Redwing - up to 10 birds
Mistle Thrush - at least 2 birds showed well
Jay - 1 or 2 birds gave good views
Long-tailed Tit - a couple
Great Tit - several singing
Blue Tit - more heard than seen
House Sparrow - some chirping near the bowling…Continue
A very good turnout and some nice birds his morning. The list in full:
Blackcap - a male seen by a lucky few
Goldfinch - several seen and heard
Chaffinch - 1 or 2 seen
Greenfinch - a few seen and heard singng
Mistle Thrush - 2 seen, probably a pair
Robin - 1 or 2 singing and showing well
Blackbird - several…Continue
Everyone is welcome to attend our meetings. Times and venues are advertised as an Event.
2014 Minutes secy
Wed 26.2.14 Martin W
Tue 15.4.14 AGM Steve Perry
Wed 28th May Sarah McM
Tues 8th July Jenny Morris
Wed 3rd September Jon Gulson
Tues 14th October Jo Corke
Wed 26th Nov (cancelled)
Wed 3rd December + Social Paul Bullivant
Started by Simon Randolph in Interest Group - Anti-social behaviour and litter (Sarah McMurchie). Last reply by Jo Corke Dec 24, 2013. 2 Replies 0 Likes
Started by Wolfgang Kuchler in Interest Group - Anti-social behaviour and litter (Sarah McMurchie). Last reply by Jo Corke Oct 22, 2013. 15 Replies 1 Like
Started by Simon Randolph in Interest Group - Pond / Wildlife – (Jo Corke and Des Bowring) Aug 5, 2013. 0 Replies 0 Likes
The total income after we receive the final instalment from Bristol City Council will be £5,173.03. Of this we spent £3,982.87. The cost of the memorial itself, including installation, was £3,932.50.
This will leave us with the sum of £1,190.16 for maintenance and improvement to the memorial site area.
The £1,190.16 will be kept in with the FoSAP current account, but treated as ring-fenced funding.
Further information about the Wellington bomber that crashed into St. Andrews Park on 30th April 1941 can be found hereVideo footage of the memorial service can be found here:
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