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By Tom Morris

Commuters have become so disillusioned with the “disastrous” new park and ride at Brislington that they are “resigning” from using it.
London-based transport operator CT Plus took over the running of the 904 service from First last month.
But after numerous problems a petition has been set up by passengers who have described it as a “cattle train.”

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By Ian Onions, Political Editor / i.onions@bepp.co.uk

ANOTHER group of residents are hoping to protect an open green space near their homes by applying for the land to be registered as a town green.

The residents on the Thrissels’ estate in Downend are furious that the site next to Frenchay Road has been earmarked for new housing in the city council’s controversial green spaces strategy.

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By Marc Rath / m.rath@bepp.co.uk

Former Bristol Lord Mayor Chris Davies believes tactile paving laid at a busy road junction in the city could pose a danger to blind pedestrians.

The dimpled paving, which normally indicates a safe crossing point for blind and partially-sighted people, has been installed at the junction of St Luke’s Road and York Road in Totterdown.

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By Sam Rkaina, Local Government Reporter / s.rkaina@bepp.co.uk

BRISTOL City Council has been criticised for launching its £800,000 website at a time of frontline service cuts.

The authority launched its revamped site on Friday, nine months later than originally planned.

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By Liz Webster / e.webster@bepp.co.uk

A SHIREHAMPTON lunch club which has been running for more than 13 years could be facing closure after having its funding cut

Every week a group of 25 pensioners are picked up and taken to The Ridge Community Centre, in Oaktree Court, for lunch and a chat. Many live alone and for some it is the only time they get out of the house.

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By Dan Evans / d.evans@bepp.co.uk

THE city council wants to sell off two garage sites to raise funds to help improve the quality of local authority housing.

It  owned more than 300 such  sites across the city, which it has been reviewing, selling and redeveloping for the last couple of years as part of the Garage Strategy Project.

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By Marc Rath / m.rath@bepp.co.uk

THE two nights of rioting in Bristol are likely to cost the city hundreds of thousands of pounds.

Shops and businesses are counting the cost of the public disorder which saw vandals and looters take to the streets on Monday and Tuesday night following widespread civil unrest in London.

The bill for replacing burnt-out vehicles, smashed windows, torched bins, damaged buildings and stolen property alone is expected to easily top £70,000.

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