Spring 2018 issue (PDF 2,486KB) is the twelfth and latest to be published (right-click to download, or click to view.)Better Bristol is the Bristol Civic Society magazine, funded from members' subscriptions. The
Highlights of the Spring 2018 Issue
- Chairman’s Piece. The role of the Bristol Civic Society at a time when City Council finances and services are under pressure.
- Housing in Crisis. Eugene Byrne looks at the Council's house-building programme.
- Planning Applications. John Payne focusses on Old Market.
- Westmoreland House. Lori Stretch says goodbye to this landscape blight.
- Blue Plaques. Gordon Young turns the air blue.
- Major Developments. John Frenkel provides an update.
- Going Underground. Mike Manson considers two significant proposals.
- Ashton Court Mansion. Simon Birch says there are ambitious plans afoot.
- St Michael’s on the Mount Without. What happens next? Asks Simon Birch.
- Bristol’s Parks. Alan Morris asks whether the community can pick up the pieces?
- A Brief History of Allotments. Maggie Moss unearths the story.
- Cleaning Up. Stephen Wickham asks who is responsible?
- Aerospace Bristol. Gordon Young visits Concorde’s new home.
- SS Great Britain. Nicholas Billane is impressed by the new visitor’s centre.
- Bristol from Below. Mike Manson enjoys this impressive new book.
- Visit to Easton Jamia Mosque, St Marks Road
- “What’s happening with Bristol’s transport in 2018?”
- Visit to Filton Airfield
- Study visit to Oxford
Use these links to view (click) or download (right click) earlier issues of Better Bristol (PDF files)