Category Archives: Southville

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

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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

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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

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Overheard: slap for a clap

Intellectually-challenged primary school teacher and only person dumb enough to lead that pointless rump of out-of-touch middle class idiots who now make up the remains of Bristol Labour Party, Helen Holland, did what she does best on Wednesday night … … Continue reading

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Local media talks otter load-a-bollocks to help wealthy mates

This was a comment posted on Saturday’s ‘Mixed reaction to council backing for new Bristol City stadium bid’ story in the Cancer. It maybe deserves a wider audience as a nice illustration of the kind of tripe they’re printing in … Continue reading

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"Magic money"

Some more from this stadium planning report (pdf): Let’s have a look at page 64 then, which is proving to be a bit of a bone of contention: The Southlands housing and hotel and food and drink uses are proposed … Continue reading

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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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No food store = no stadium?

Looks like Stevie Lansdown and his football club Chief Exec, Colin Sexstone might just have gone and hoisted themselves with their own petard or, at least, from their 30 foot high billboard. Today’s revelation from Jones the News that Tesco … Continue reading

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Supermarkets everywhere but can you find a source?

This weekend’s Cancer ‘EXCLUSIVE‘ by Ian “The Tumour” Onions claiming Stevie Lansdown has ditched his Tesco on Ashton Gate plan in favour of a Sainsburys on Ashton Gate plan asks more questions than it answers. Like where the hell did … 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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