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  • Commissioning services for parents with babies and young children

    We are consulting on a draft plan setting out how we propose to commission the following services for parents with young children - Parent and child assessment placements – These are short-term placements, usually of about 12 weeks, for families where there are concerns about the parents’... More
    Closed 2 weeks ago
  • Bristol Children’s Centre Public Engagement Survey

    Bristol City Council is remodelling its Children’s Centres following a significant reduction in Government funding. Despite this the city will continue to offer a popular and well-evidenced service, with Children’s Centres delivering a strong integrated offer of early education, health and... More
    Closed 2 weeks ago
  • Sport & Active Recreation Facility Strategy Consultation

    National planning policy requires local authorities to carry out an assessment of the needs for sports and recreational facilities. Information gained from the assessments should then be used to determine what open space, sports and recreational provision is required in the area. Bristol and... More
    Opened 3 weeks ago
  • Bristol Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment 2017

    Health & Wellbeing Boards have a statutory requirement to assess the needs for pharmacy services in their areas and publish the results in a Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment (PNA) every three years. The PNA assesses how well existing services meet health needs of the people of Bristol for... More
    Closed 3 weeks ago
  • School Admission Arrangements for 2019/20 School Year

    Bristol City Council is responsible for setting the admission arrangements for all Community and Voluntary Controlled schools in the city. This consultation includes the proposed new intake oversubscription criteria and co-ordinated admission schemes for the 2019/20 school year. Also included... More
    Opened 3 weeks ago
  • Joint Spatial Plan: Publication document

    The four West of England Councils – Bath and North East Somerset, Bristol City, North Somerset, and South Gloucestershire – have prepared a Joint Spatial Plan (JSP) for the West of England. Its purpose is to provide a strategic, overarching vision and framework to help deliver the number of... More
    Opened 4 weeks ago
  • St George Park kiosk

    The kiosk in St George Park currently provides limited opening times and limited selections of items for the public. This is an opportunity to look at how the kiosk is used and how a kiosk might be used in the future. More
    Opened 1 month ago
  • Supporting Families Service

    We are consulting on a reduced city-wide Supporting Families' Service focussed on a targeted model of support for families based on one worker, one family, one plan. More
    Closed 1 month ago
  • Equality of Voice Conference 2017- Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, Refugee and Asylum Seeking Young People.

    Unity Youth Forum are looking to get the voices of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, Refugee and Asylum Seeking Young People so that they can ensure they are representative of the wider community. The purpose of Unity Youth Forum's survey is to identify possible challenges and barriers and... More
    Closed 1 month ago
  • Bedminster Road - Proposed 20mph speed limit

    As part of Bristol City Council’s long term commitment to improving sustainable transport, active travel and road safety we would like to create a safer and calmer road environment on Bedminster Road outside of Parson Street Primary School. Slower speeds can help create more cohesive... More
    Closed 1 month ago
  • Corporate Strategy 2018-2023 and Budget 2018/19 Consultation

    Overall, the cost of the council providing essential services and further cuts in funding will leave us with a gap in our finances of £108m over the next five years. This follows seven years of cuts in government funding. To bridge this gap we are proposing an increase in Council Tax, an... More
    Opened 1 month ago
  • Removal of remaining funding supporting neighbourhood action

    Bristol City Council is proposing changes to the funding it offers to support neighbourhood action. This would enable us to reduce the budget for this service by £257k in 2018/19. Our proposals are described below. You can see the full list of savings which we propose to make over the next... More
    Opened 1 month ago
  • Increase income generation and efficiency across the culture services

    Bristol City Council is proposing changes to increase income generation and efficiency across the culture services. This would enable us to reduce the budget for this service by £50k in 2018/19. We are looking at ways of increasing income and efficiency across our culture service beyond those... More
    Opened 1 month ago
  • Parks and Green Spaces

    By April 2019 the council has a target to reduce what it spends each year on parks by at least £2.868 million. This means services will need to be run in a very different way; we will need to work more with communities, make more money, create more partnerships, make services as efficient as... More
    Opened 1 month ago
  • Prioritising allowance needs for Special Guardians and families with children who are voluntarily looked after by the local authority by introducing Financial Assessment

    Bristol City Council is proposing changes to the funding it offers to parents and carers who need extra help to provide care for their children. This would enable us to reduce the budget for this service by £50k in 2018/19. Our proposals are described in the survey below. Please give us your... More
    Opened 1 month ago
  • Pledge to Children in Care and Care Leavers Survey 2017

    In 2015 Bristol City Council launched its Pledge to Children in Care and Care Leavers alongside its Corporate Parenting Strategy. The Pledge is designed for children and young people and sets out the promises the council makes to improve the lives of children and young people in and leaving care. More
    Closed 2 months ago
  • Romney House/former Lockleaze School sites and Constable/Crome Road development proposals

    The Communities of Lockleaze, Horfield and Cheswick Village and the surrounding area are invited to participate in a series of engagement events this autumn as work starts to develop housing proposals for the first of the two priority sites in Lockleaze. Following a consultation event on 4 th ... More
    Opened 2 months ago
  • Better Bus Area Fund - Proposed improvements to Wells Road (A37)

    Bristol City Council is proposing a number of improvements to Wells Road (A37 corridor) as part of Better Bus Area Fund Project. The proposals aim to make bus travel easier and more attractive by improving journey times and reliability, whilst improving safety and the environment for all road... More
    Closed 2 months ago
  • Hengrove Park and Hartcliffe Campus development proposals

    Communities in South Bristol are invited to participate in a series of engagement events this autumn as work starts to develop plans for the city’s largest housing regeneration scheme. Work is underway to bring forward proposals for two large-scale residential development sites at Hengrove... More
    Opened 2 months ago
  • Discretionary Rate Relief Policy Consultation

    Due to reductions in government funding and the needs of a growing and ageing population, the council will have less money to provide services over the next five years. It is forecast that the Discretionary Rate Relief (DRR) scheme would cost an estimated £522,000 in 2018/19 if current levels... More
    Opened 3 months ago
  • West of England Strategy Discussion Paper - Public engagement

    Economic growth that benefits every resident is at the core of the West of England strategy discussion paper. Our vision is for all residents to benefit from more job opportunities, a stronger economy and higher quality of life. The West of England Combined Authority and Local Enterprise... More
    Closed 3 months ago
  • Voice and Influence – A new model for communities of interest

    The Mayor and Bristol City Council are committed to hearing the voices of all our communities in Bristol to influence and shape our decision making and planning for our current and future city. We specifically want to support the participation and hear the views of individuals, communities and... More
    Closed 3 months ago
  • Council Tax Reduction – scheme for 2018/19

    Council Tax Reduction (CTR) is a discount scheme that is operated by all English councils to support low income households with the cost of their council tax. Bristol is one of a small number of councils that has continued to provide the same levels of support to residents since 2013. Changes... More
    Closed 3 months ago
  • Romney Avenue Area - parking and zebra crossing

    The Horfield and Lockleaze Neighbourhood Partnership selected a parking review of the Romney Avenue area. Funding is also available for a zebra crossing. More
    Closed 3 months ago
  • Playing Pitch Strategy Consultation

    The Playing Pitch Strategy considers the number, quality and availability of grass and artificial pitches in the city. Having a sufficient supply of pitches is important to facilitate and encourage participation in sport and general health and wellbeing in our communities. The strategy uses... More
    Closed 3 months ago
  • Your Neighbourhood 2017

    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,... More
    Closed 3 months ago
  • Reductions to Supporting People budgets

    Due to reductions in central government grant 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 and in February... More
    Closed 3 months ago
  • Lockleaze - Neighbourhood Planning Forum Re-designation Application

    Community groups can apply for the designation of a Neighbourhood (Planning) Area and apply to be designated as the Neighbourhood (Planning) Forum for that area. A designated Neighbourhood (Planning) Forum will then be able to prepare a Neighbourhood Development Plan or Neighbourhood Development... More
    Closed 4 months ago
  • The Bristol Eating Better Award Scheme

    This is an online application for a Bristol Eating Better Award. This scheme aims to help reduce obesity within the city by working with the out of home food environment and forms one of the delivery strands under the Healthy Weight Framework, it also promotes various sustainability criteria. More
    Opened 4 months ago
  • Quality of Life in Your Neighbourhood 2017

    The Quality of Life survey provides an annual snapshot of what people think about living in Bristol. The survey is open to all Bristol residents over 16 years old. CLOSING DATE EXTENDED TO 13 AUGUST 2017. More
    Closed 4 months ago
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