Category Archives: Developments

Official Lib Dem policy: arena on the greenbelt

New year gifts don’t get much more entertaining than this … A copy of the local Lib Dems’ demented effort at producing a fake newspaper – The Bristol Reporter – landed on the doormat yesterday. Containing no less than nine … Continue reading

Posted in Arena, Ashton Vale, Bristol, Bristol South, Cabot, Developments, Elections, Labour Party, Lib Dems, Local government, Oxbridge, Planning, Politics, Whitchurch Park Ward, World Cup 2018 | Tagged , , , , | There are 40 comments

A Christmas Gift For You

More news buried in the depths of Christmas . .. It looks like Bristol City FC have submitted their revised planning application for their new stadium to meet the requirements of the planning committee meeting back in November: The covering … Continue reading

Posted in Ashton Vale, Bristol, Bristol South, Developments, Environment, Local government, Planning, Politics, Southville, Transport, World Cup 2018 | Tagged , , , , , | There are 6 comments

Ashton Vale, Ashton Gate, new stadium, World Cup, Sainsburys: the battlelines for 2010

With the city’s World Cup bid accepted earlier this week, now might be a useful time to look at what will be happening at the grassroots as we enter 2010. First thing, the phoney war over Sainsburys at the Gate … Continue reading

Posted in Activism, Ashton Vale, Bedminster, Bristol, Bristol South, Developments, Environment, Labour Party, Lib Dems, Local government, Planning, Politics, Southville, World Cup 2018 | Tagged , , , , , , , | There are 10 comments

S.106 news

As we finally bid farewell to the Blogger’s favourite piece of public art shite, Victoria Park’s ‘Black Cloud‘, a small snippet of funding information comes our way. The council’s November s. 106 spending update, outlining how cash from developers has … Continue reading

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Jonnie, Jonnie, Jonnie come out, come out from wherever you are …

They say a week’s a long time in politics but it’s a very short time indeed for the Lib Dems’ Planning and Transport supremo, Jon Rogers, to make a complete nob of himself and demonstrate he’s a disempowered old fool … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Bristol, Broadmead, Developments, Lib Dems, Local government, Planning, Politics, Twitter | Tagged , , , | There are 6 comments

More favours to local business from our planning department

Looks like “Dodgy” David Bishop‘s “objective” and “independent” planning department have been using that famous disinterested “quasi-judicial function” of theirs to benefit local business interests on the sly again. One of the more enduring mysteries of the sudden withdrawal of … Continue reading

Posted in Ashton Vale, Bedminster, Bristol, Bristol South, Developments, Environment, Local government, Planning, Politics, Southville, World Cup 2018 | Tagged , , , , | There are 20 comments

World Cup: today's smoking doc

While our poor little diddums council officer-wofficers struggly-wuggly to get their worksy-woo done in good time to allow proper democratic oversight of their work, there’s no such problems in Derby. Their gormless councillors agreed on Wednesday night to try and … Continue reading

Posted in Bristol, Budget, Developments, Economy, Local government, Policing, Politics, Privatisation, World Cup 2018 | Tagged , | There are 8 comments

Guaranteed bullshit

Number 2 in a series in which the Bristol Blogger publishes information regarding the city’s World Cup bid for the Bristolian public at large that is vastly superior and far more accurate than the information highly paid ‘expert’ Bristol City … Continue reading

Posted in Bristol, Budget, Developments, Economy, Local government, Politics, World Cup 2018 | Tagged , , , | There are 8 comments

World Cup bid manager can't add up!

Serial money wasting buffoon, Stephen Wray, the unemployable idiot the Lib Dems put in charge of our World Cup bid can’t add up. His bizarre press release sent out at the dead of night on Friday clearly says: Costs to … Continue reading

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Democracy suspended by council officers so they can write blank cheque for World Cup

Yes you read that correctly. It’s totally unprecedented but normal democratic procedures at the council have been suspended on the personal orders of unelected Chief Exec Jan Ormondroyd and unelected Wig-Wearer-in-Chief Stephen McNamara in order to force through the city’s … Continue reading

Posted in Bath, Bristol, Budget, Developments, Lib Dems, Local government, Politics, World Cup 2018 | Tagged , , | There are 6 comments