Great Big Green Week – Blaise Plant Nursery

Today is the start of Great Big Green Week (24 September – 2 October) and so I’d like to take the opportunity to celebrate Bristol Council’s Blaise Plant Nursery’s commitment to protect nature, support climate action, and tackle food poverty through its successful Community Plant Donation project. I’m also pleased to share some videos that show […]

Since my last State of the City…

Last week I delivered my annual State of the City Address. Beforehand, we looked back on what has been another busy 12 months for Bristol. Here’s just some of what’s happened: £424m secured for City Leap: clean energy to cut 140,000 tonnes of emissions by 2027 The Killers and Sir Elton John played Ashton Gate […]

Halloween marks the launch of Bristol Good Food Hub

This Halloween, Bristol is in for a treat: we can celebrate the launch of the Bristol Good Food Hub. The new online tool will help citizens and organisations find and access affordable and healthy food, cookery courses, and free child-friendly events and activities, alongside resources, news, and stories from around our city. The hub, developed […]

Growing food for health and wellbeing

Today’s blog comes from Ella Hogg, Volunteer Coordinator for Bristol Parks Back in April, in the middle of some of the strangest times many of us have lived through, the Parks Service joined forces with local food growing groups across the city in a bid to not let any of the plants originally intended for […]

Councillors in their communities

Today’s guest blog comes from Labour Councillor Don Alexander (Avonmouth and Lawrence Weston – Labour). To find your local city councillor, visit the Council’s website. As community champions, we would normally be out-and-about, holding surgeries and community meetings in our wards, or in City Hall in face-to-face meetings. Some of these events have been cancelled […]