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  • Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence Services Consultation

    Bristol City Council provides support services for people affected by domestic abuse and sexual violence. The council currently spends £1.475m per year on the following: Counselling services for sexual violence survivors Accommodation-based support for women (and their children) who... More
    Opened 8 December 2021
  • Fostering Fees Consultation

    In Bristol we really value our foster carers and recognise the incredible positive impact their skills and expertise make to the everyday lives of children in care. The council’s Corporate Parenting Strategy was approved in January 2021 and sets out our ambition to make sure that... More
    Closed 20 January 2022
  • Consultation on improvements to Park Row, Perry Road, Upper Maudlin Street and Colston Street

    Why we are making changes Bristol City Council is asking for your views on the proposed improvements to Park Row, Perry Road, Upper Maudlin Street and Colston Street. At the end of 2020 (14 December 2020 to 24 January 2021) we asked people for their views on suggested improvements to these... More
    Closed 16 January 2022
  • Bathwells Road and Angers Road – proposals for highway improvements

    We are proposing to carry out some highway improvements works on Bathwells Road and Angers Road in Totterdown. Over the years residents have raised concerns regarding local roads such as Bathwells Road and Angers Road being used as a cut-through from the A4 Bath Road to A37 Wells... More
    Closed 9 January 2022
  • Purpose-built Student Accommodation and Shared Living - Draft Supplementary Planning Document

    We are asking for your views on new planning guidance relating to the development of purpose-built student accommodation and other forms of shared living accommodation. The new draft Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) will support existing and emerging Local Plan policy used to decide... More
    Closed 7 January 2022
  • Chester Park Junior School - School Streets Survey

    Bristol City Council is proposing to create a temporary walking, wheeling, cycling and scooting zone on a section of Abingdon Road (from Moorlands Road to the junction of Acton road) for approximately 40 minutes at school opening and closing times. The scheme would likely run from 08:30 –... More
    Closed 7 January 2022
  • Mead Street: survey on emerging principles and concepts for regeneration

    Bristol, like cities around the world, is facing immense challenges - ecological and climate emergencies, economic inequality, establishing a sustainable recovery from the pandemic and population growth. The city’s population is expected to grow by 20% in the next 20 years, that’s over 70,000... More
    Closed 7 January 2022
  • Minerva Primary Academy School Streets Survey

    Bristol City Council is proposing to create a temporary walking, wheeling, cycling and scooting zone on The Greenway and a section of Cherrytree Crescent. This would involve closing the road to non-essential vehicles for approximately 45 minutes at school opening and closing times. The scheme... More
    Closed 7 January 2022
  • Whitehall Primary School - School Streets Survey

    Bristol City Council is proposing to create a temporary walking, wheeling, cycling and scooting zone on Johnsons Lane, a small section of Johnsons Road and Woodcroft Avenue. This would involve closing the road to non-essential vehicles for approximately 35-45 minutes at school drop-off and pick-up... More
    Closed 7 January 2022
  • Filwood Broadway Housing Development – Consultation Phase 2

    The Filwood ‘cinema site’ is located in the local centre of Filwood Broadway, part of the residential Knowle West area to the south of Bristol city centre. This is one of several sites in South Bristol proposed for development by Bristol City Council to help meet the... More
    Opened 5 January 2022
  • INMSS Framework – ongoing parent carer survey

    This survey aims to collect the views of parent carers whose children have special educational needs and/or a disability (SEND) and attend a for profit/private or independent school. Bristol is leading a consortium of councils who are developing a framework which will enable us to purchase these... More
    Closed 3 January 2022
  • Youth Zone consultation

    The proposed £8.4 million South Bristol Youth Zone is a collaboration with delivery partners OnSide, and local charity and provider, Youth Moves. Youth Zones can be found across the UK and are affordable, high quality spaces for children and young people (CYP) aged 8 to 19, or under... More
    Closed 2 January 2022
  • Welcome and introduction to the topics

    The first assembly session gave participants an introduction to Bristol's assembly and an overview of how an assembly works. Mayor of Bristol Marvin Rees, Deputy Mayor, Cllr Asher Craig and Cllr Paula O’Rourke welcomed assembly members and introduced why the assembly has been called and... More
    Closed 31 December 2021
  • How assembly members have been selected

    We recruited 60 assembly members. These members reflected Bristol’s local diversity in terms of age, sex, disability, ethnicity, geography, deprivation, and employment. Assembly members were provided with everything they need to fully participate in the online... More
    Closed 31 December 2021
  • Advisory Group

    The development and delivery of Bristol's Citizens’ Assembly has been overseen and supported by a voluntary advisory group. What is the role of the Advisory Group? The advisory group provided an independent voice and advice on the citizens’ assembly process so that:... More
    Closed 31 December 2021
  • Second weekend assembly presentations

    The second assembly session saw participants divided into three groups, looking at three topics: Climate change Health Transport Climate change: Simeran Bachra, UK Cities Manager, CDP Health: Sally Hogg, Consultant... More
    Closed 31 December 2021
  • Walking and Cycling Improvements form

    An interactive mapping tool has been launched to capture the public’s views on possible changes to improve walking and cycling in Bristol. The public can add their comments and ideas to the map online. This could include identifying locations for cycle hangars on certain roads to increase... More
    Closed 31 December 2021
  • Harbour Hopes

    The public engagement programme that will help inform the future of Western Harbour has started. The ‘Harbour Hopes’ creative engagement programme will start a citywide conversation on the future of Western Harbour, the regeneration area centred around Cumberland Basin, to explore... More
    Closed 31 December 2021
  • A draft One City Food Equality Strategy for Bristol 2022-2032 consultation

    People in Bristol have unequal access to nutritious, affordable and sustainably sourced food. Food inequality has been made worse by COVID-19 and is further threatened by impacts of Brexit and climate change. It is people who are already most disadvantaged who will feel the impacts of food... More
    Closed 23 December 2021
  • Broomhill Roundabout Improvements Engagement Survey

    The council have secured funding to provide an improvement scheme for the Broom Hill mini roundabout junction on the B4058 and any related traffic managment and / or highway measures. The funding has been put in place to meet planning conditions of the 350 new homes that were built as part of... More
    Closed 22 December 2021
  • Sex Establishments Policy consultation 2021

    Sex establishments include sex shops, sexual entertainment venues, and sex cinemas. You can find more information about what these are here . The number and type of sex establishments permitted in various parts of Bristol are defined in a Sex Establishment Policy. The current... More
    Closed 19 December 2021
  • Budget 2022-2023 Consultation

    Every February, the council sets a budget for the next year which details how much money we will be able to spend on each of the services the council provides. We are consulting on options for the level of Council Tax next year (from April 2022-March 2023) to help cover some of... More
    Closed 17 December 2021
  • Admission Arrangements For Own Admission Authority Schools 2023 2024

    Bristol City Council is responsible for determining admission arrangements for all community and voluntary controlled (VC) school in Bristol. We are not responsible for decisions made on behalf of other schools including; academies, foundation and voluntary aided schools. ... More
    Opened 10 December 2021
  • LA School Admission Arrangements for 2023/2024 Academic Year

    Bristol City Council (BCC) is responsible for implementing the coordinated schemes for school applications and the allocation of school places for all mainstream schools in Bristol. BCC is also the Admission Authority for all community and voluntary controlled schools in the city. This... More
    Opened 6 December 2021
  • Investing in council homes consultation

    This is an opportunity to decide our key priorities for providing and maintaining council homes in Bristol for the next 30 years. We want to do this with as much input as possible from residents, councillors, colleagues and other organisations we work with. We own and manage over... More
    Closed 3 December 2021
  • Cotham Hill Permanent Scheme Consultation

    We are asking residents, businesses and anyone who enjoys Cotham Hill to comment on three possible permanent schemes. Over the summer, the council provided more space for walking and cycling on our streets to support social distancing during COVID-19. This included installing two... More
    Closed 30 November 2021
  • Consultation on improvements to the number 2 bus route (A37/A4018)

    Why we are making changes Bristol City Council is asking for your views on the proposed improvements to the A37/A4018 following the number 2 bus route. In 2020 ( 24 July 2020 to 21 September 2020 ) we asked people for suggested improvements to this route. We... More
    Opened 29 November 2021
  • Knowle West Health Park engagement

    What do you want to see built at Knowle West Health Park? Earlier this year, the council launched a consultation on proposals for new housing in Knowle West, including an initial vision for Knowle West Health Park. Having considered the feedback from this... More
    Closed 22 November 2021
  • Kellaway Avenue / Wellington Hill West Junction Refurbishments

    We are proposing to carry out some proposed road safety improvement works at the crossroad junction with Kellaway Avenue and Wellington Hill. The traffic signals at this junction need replacing due to their age and condition. The current layout also only provides pedestrian crossings... More
    Closed 14 November 2021
  • Consultation on Scheme for Financing Schools

    1. Local Authorities are required to publish schemes for financing schools setting out the financial relationship between them and the schools they maintain. Bristol’s current scheme was last updated in May 2017. 2. Changes to the scheme can be initiated by the LA or be directed... More
    Closed 8 November 2021
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