July 2013 Blog Posts (7)

Our Place Oldbury Court Storify

The Our Place community character mapping project has been continuing. The latest Our Place workshops included Our Place Oldbury Court where we adapted the urban neighbourhood notation methofdology to take into account historic landscape features.

As with some of the previous Our Place activities we started with a mappign workshop with a local Primary School, in this case Frome Vale Academy (formerly Oldbury Court Primary). This was followed by a Saturday morning workshop with a small…

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Added by Peter Insole on July 25, 2013 at 11:05 — No Comments

Is neighbourhood planning considering sustainability and our future energy needs?

Bristol based sustainability charity,The Centre for Sustainable Energy, is wanting to hear your views. We have also developed free guidance resources for communities wishing to consider sustainable energy within their neighbourhood plan.

If you have experience or interest in neighbourhood planning and/or sustainability, please do send us your views: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/78LKDPV

 

The…

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Added by Kieran Highman on July 24, 2013 at 11:31 — No Comments

www.streetfilms.org - Documenting Livable Streets Worldwide

Just discovered this great resource. Copenhagen, Amsterdam, Portland, Bogotoa, New York - but so far nothing from Bristol

 

Streetfilms www.streetfilms.org are an easy and fun way to show how livable streets best practices from around the world can create better places to work, live and play.

Streetfilms produces short films showing how smart transportation design and policy can result in better places to live, work and…

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Added by Stephen Hewitt on July 17, 2013 at 11:37 — No Comments

Is Your City Getting in the Way of Your Social Life?

Is Your City Getting in the Way of Your Social Life?

Emily Badger - Apr 23, 2013

http://www.theatlanticcities.com/neighborhoods/2013/04/your-city-getting-way-your-social-life/5368

 

Within cities, we spend a lot of time thinking about the access of people to places: to good schools, to supermarkets, to parks, to job centres and transit stops.…

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Added by Stephen Hewitt on July 15, 2013 at 19:03 — No Comments

Bristol Meadows

See some of the new Bristol Meadows in full flower.…

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Added by Lucy Empson on July 12, 2013 at 16:52 — 1 Comment

CREATIVE COMMON PROVIDES GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO BRISTOL DESIGNERS!

Do you want to have your artwork exhibited at Creative Common alongside artisits such as Inkie, Cheba, Ged Palmer, 45RPM and Colourym whilst getting paid £100 for your art and time?

We’re offering 9 budding Bristol based creatives the opportunity to redesign, pull apart and reconfigure a single letter from the Creative Common name, and become part of a huge display of Bristol’s best artists. We’re looking for people who can transform type, reimagine letters and produce…

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Added by Creative Common on July 4, 2013 at 15:34 — No Comments

Bristol City Council Development Services E-Bulletin - July 2013

Welcome to the July 2013 edition of Bristol City Council’s Development Services E-Bulletin


1)   Updates

  • Changes of use from offices to residential: The Planning Portal have produced a …
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Added by BC on July 4, 2013 at 12:36 — No Comments

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