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  • Bristol's Citizens' Panel

    Are you interested in becoming part of the Bristol's Citizens' Panel? We need residents of Bristol to regularly share their views and ideas on a wide range of issues, and we want to reflect the population in age, ethnicity, gender, location and other demographics. ... More
    Closes 1 December 2025
  • 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
    Closes 31 December 2022
  • Recommendations of the Citizens' Assembly

    The assembly has produced 17 recommendations to take forward. Each recommendation has a rationale and there are a total of 82 associated actions to: rapidly reduce the impact of our homes on climate change make changes to our neighbourhoods to make traveling... More
    Closes 7 March 2022
  • Climate change

    In the climate topic, members heard about the impact of homes on climate change and took time to discuss this together and make recommendations about what should happen. How do we rapidly reduce the impact of our homes on climate change? See the full list of speakers here ... More
    Closes 7 March 2022
  • Transport

    Assembly participants took a deep dive into the transport topic and heard speakers outline what changes we can make in ou r neighbourhoods to make travel easier healthier and better for the environment. What changes should we make to our neighbourhoods to make how we travel easier,... More
    Closes 6 March 2022
  • Health

    The assembly heard evidence on health inequalities from a broad range of speakers with research and lived experience perspectives to focus on how they could tackle these in Bristol. How should we tackle health inequalities in Bristol? ... More
    Closes 6 March 2022
  • 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
    Closes 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
    Closes 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
    Closes 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
    Closes 31 December 2021
  • 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
    Closes 31 December 2021
  • Leisure Facilities Investment Strategy

    Bristol City Council owns nine leisure centres and swimming pools located across Bristol. The council also helps to fund the City of Bristol Gymnastics Centre, the Bristol Brunel Academy Fitness Suite and eight school leisure facilities that the public can use. Bristol City Council... More
    Closes 7 November 2021
  • Investing in the Energy Efficiency of our Community Buildings

    Community buildings offer a focal point for the community. This past year they have been at the heart of the COVID pandemic response. Community buildings can help to lead the way on energy efficiency in their communities and be part of helping achieve city wide net zero carbon... More
    Closes 31 October 2021
  • Youth Zone Public Engagement

    As we emerge from the pandemic the effects of isolation on our young people, especially those in more disadvantaged communities, is apparent. Children and young people (CYP) in Bristol need us to invest in their futures. They need a place that helps them to learn new... More
    Closes 17 October 2021
  • Edward Colston Statue Exhibition and Survey

    The statue of Edward Colston was pulled down on 7 June 2020 during a Black Lives Matter protest in Bristol. One year on, the statue now forms part of a new display at M Shed to start a city-wide conversation about its future. The statue is on display alongside a selection of placards from... More
    Closes 3 October 2021
  • Dovercourt Housing Proposals Consultation

    We are consulting on proposals for a residential development of approximately 140 homes on the Dovercourt Depot site in the residential area of Lockleaze, off Dovercourt Road. Please share your views to help us shape this Outline Planning stage. This is the second round of public... More
    Closes 30 September 2021
  • Corporate Strategy 2021

    The Corporate Strategy describes our vision for the council, the services we deliver, and what we want to achieve with our partners in Bristol and beyond. The strategy sets out our main priorities for the coming five years, and it informs everything the council does and how we plan for the... More
    Closes 26 September 2021
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