Every quarter there is a Neighbourhood Forum meeting open to all residents of St George to bring local issues to council officers and police. A list of the issues raised at the previous meeting and what has been done about them is circulated at the meeting.
Here is what was done about the issues raised in November.
Apologies for the abbreviations used in this You Said – We Did update. We will do our best to make sure this does not happen again. The abbreviations used were:
FPN – Fixed Penalty Notice
NF – Neighbourhood Forum
PIP project – this is the Tree Pips project to plant 36,000 trees across Bristol. Read more on www.bristol.gov.uk/treebristol.
PROW – Public Rights of Way
There has also been action from the Neighbourhood Working team on littering, graffiti, cycling and parking on pavements and the injuries to wildlife in the St George Park. Details can be read in
Here is the list of issues raised at the forum meeting of Tuesday 11th February.
Details of the grants awarded at the last St George Neighbourhood Partnership meeting were circulated. These can be seen on http://www.stgeorgenp.org.uk/grants/funded/
Included in the papers given to everyone who came to the Forum was a paper about new council homes in Bristol. You can read it here.
The police were represented by Sergeant Jonathan Ames and PC Pete Crawford, St George’s Neighbourhood Beat Manager. Some information was shared about crime figures, more detail is in their newsletter. They were particularly promoting online security and securing your property using Immobilise. Many members of the audience were scribbling down *#06# – if you don’t know what this is and want to protect your mobile phone, tablet or other portable devices read more here. Advice was also given about protecting your bicycle.
Pete Crawford is interested in talking to residents who would like to volunteer for speed monitoring training. More details about Speedwatch to be published on this website soon.
Celia Davis, Community Active Travel Officer spoke about the availability of Active Travel Grants. She also mentioned the availability of free training for adults to ride bicycles and Wheels to Work West which can give help with transport to training, interviews or a new job if you are over 16.
Morgan of Healthwatch Bristol was handing out leaflets at the Forum. More about Healthwatch Bristol on www.healthwatchbristol.co.uk.
You are invited to the next Forum meeting at the Summerhill Methodist Church, 5, Air Balloon Rd at 7pm on Tuesday 13th May, 2014.
Details of all St George Neighbourhood Partnership meetings are on http://www.stgeorgenp.org.uk/meetings/