Your Neighbourhood 2017

Closed 5 Sep 2017

Opened 13 Jun 2017

Results Updated 29 Nov 2017

The Your Neighbourhood consultation has now closed.

We received nearly 3,750 responses to this consultation, the results of which are available in the Your Neighbourhood 2017 consultation report.

Final recommendations for how we deliver these services in the future will be going to Cabinet on Monday 4 December, with the exception of the Libraries proposal. The recommendations are available in full in the Cabinet agenda papers.



Due to reductions in central government funding and the needs of a growing and ageing population, the council will have less money to provide services in Bristol over the next five years.

We consulted on which service areas would be reduced from October 2016 - January 2017. In February 2017, the council decided what sums of money had to be saved in each area.

We have already consulted on savings proposals for Targeted Youth Services, dementia care and recommissioning alcohol and other drug misuse services for adults.

We have asked for your views on a group of five consultations which bring together savings proposals that impact on neighbourhoods and local services you may use regularly. They are:

  • Bristol Community Links
  • Libraries
  • Public Toilet provision
  • School Crossing Patrols
  • Withdrawal of funding for Neighbourhood Partnerships

These surveys all ran for 12 weeks, ending Tuesday 5th September.

Next steps

The responses will be analysed to help the council decide how best to deliver the agreed budget savings.

Your feedback, along with the views of other local groups and partners and the results of our Equalities Impact Assessments, will be taken in to consideration in developing a set of final proposals that match local needs wherever possible. The proposals will be put to the Mayor and his Cabinet to make a final decision. In making a decision they will also take consultation responses and Equalities Impact Assessments into consideration.

The consultation results and the council’s decision on how to deliver future services will be published later in 2017 or early 2018.

Public Consultation Events

A series of eight public events were held to help you take part in the conversation.

  • Thursday 29 June,  12.30pm till 2pm
    Greenway Centre, Doncaster Road, Southmead, Bristol, BS10 5PY    
  • Monday 10 July,  6.30pm till 8pm
    City Hall, College Green, Bristol, BS1 5UY
  • Tuesday 11 July, 12.30pm till 2pm          
    The Vassall Cente, Gill Avenue, Bristol, BS16 2QQ      
  • Wednesday 12 July, 12.30 till 2pm        
    Broadmead Baptist Church, 1 Whippington Court, Bristol, BS1 3HY    
  • Thursday 13 July, 6.30 till 8pm                 
    The Park, Daventry Road, Knowle, Bristol BS4 1DQ                            
  • Wednesday 19 July, 6.30 till 8pm           
    The Vassall Cente, Gill Avenue, Bristol, BS16 2QQ                   
  • Monday 24 July,  12.30 till 2pm              
    The Park, Daventry Road, Knowle, Bristol BS4 1DQ                               
  • Monday 24 July,  6.30 till 8pm                 
    Shirehampton Public Hall, Station Rd, Bristol BS11 9TX                       


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