Category Archives: Environment

Stadium planning report: 'minded to approve' joy

I think there is enough in this report to keep a small army of bloggers happy Tony D Indeed. So let’s get the ball rolling with this from page 59 then: In summary, the council’s advisors disagree significantly with the … Continue reading

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Tesco Ashton Gate Planning Meeting: CANCELLED!!!

The dedicated planning meeting to decide the Tesco Ashton Gate planning application has been cancelled today without explanation. This follows another Lib Dem/council officer fiasco today after Deputy Chief Exec Jon House and his sidekick Alun Owen appeared to take … Continue reading

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Council officers plot to give land to Lansdown on the cheap

While Cabinet member Gary Hopkins continues to live in his own little make believe world where he thinks he’s in power and can make promises about the Ashton Gate land sale like “we will … get best value for Bristol … Continue reading

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Ring-a-ring-a-roadsies

Today’s Cancer provided an uncritical platform for editor Mike Norton’s wealthy mates to make their latest announcement about what we are being asked to call the ‘South Bristol Link’. For starters, this is quite possibly the world’s most pathetically inept … Continue reading

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Did you lie Councillor? Or are you merely an incompetent?

The webcast for the full council meeting of 15 September is now available from the Bristol City Council website here. Using the index you can go to section 4.c Questions from the public where you will find the following: PQ3 … Continue reading

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The real BCFC pro-forma letter …

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EXCLUSIVE LEAKED DOCUMENT!!!! the pro-forma letter that spells the end for the anti-Tesco brigade

Want Tescos? Want a new stadium? Want the World Cup? Send your pro-forma letter objecting to spoilsport Green councillor Charlie Bolton now! Exclusively here on the Bristol Blogger is that letter, crafted to perfection for you by Bristol City FC … Continue reading

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Resurrected Red Dawn rises?

Actually I very much doubt it … But I was re-reading one of Dawn’s HearFromYourMP alerts – the sterile monthly dirge the Dim Prawn delivers direct to my mailbox – from July, which had this to say about the Tesco … Continue reading

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Those Ashton Gate Tesco questions in full

Last night a number of people put questions to the Full Council regarding the proposed Tesco at Ashton Gate with specific reference to the piece of land that’s owned by the council. Among the most interesting unanswered questions are what … Continue reading

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Lib Dems in office: Bishop in power: business as usual at the Council House

Minor uproar has greeted this blog’s revelations that almost a fifth of the land at Ashton Gate pencilled in by Bristol City FC to become a Tesco Extra belongs to Bristol City Council. And even by the extraordinarily low intellectual … Continue reading

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