The Latest News from Sustainable Redland: June 2020

Sustainable Redland is a local community group of people who want to play a part in living in harmony with our world and sustaining our long-term future on this planet.  Here’s their latest news…

Online meetings of local interest

Bristol Future Parks – Cotham, Redland and Bishopston
Thursday 25th June 16:30 – 18:00

Bristol Future Parks project is looking at how Bristol parks and green spaces could be run in the future. This online meeting is designed to explore what’s already happening in parks and how people might want to support the future of local green spaces. In particular, it is looking for ways they might make money that can be invested back into parks, to make up for reductions in government funding.

How can a Healthy Streets approach help Bristol bounce back from Covid19?
Wednesday 1st July 19:30 – 21:00

This webinar, hosted by Bristol Walking Alliance and Bristol Cycling Campaign, looks at the need for more space for walking and cycling. Public health expert Lucy Saunders will describe how the Healthy Streets Approach could help Bristol move forward with its walking and cycling plans.

Other news

Add your own suggestions for walking and cycling improvements
See the Bristol City Council interactive map that lets anyone suggest places where walking or cycling improvements are needed in the city. You can vote for suggestions made by others too, which already include a number in the Redland and Cotham area.

The Whiteladies Road Farmers Market has resumed its weekly presence on Saturdays 8.30am-2pm at the junction of Whiteladies Road and Apsley Road. There have been 10 stalls at recent markets, and distancing measures are still being applied.

The Sustainable Redland AGM took place over Zoom last week, with eight people online. Officers were re-elected for another year and there were reports on finances and the Market. It was good to catch up with what has been keeping everyone busy during lockdown, and on ideas for the future.