Posts Tagged ‘Knowle’


By Sam Rkaina, Local Government Reporter

Residents in Knowle have accused Bristol City Council of “not playing fair” over their town green bid.
It’s been two years since people living near Filwood Park submitted an application for the land to be registered as a town green, to protect it from potential housing development.



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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 Ian Onions, Political Editor

BRISTOL’S deputy Lord Mayor Chris Davies is giving his support to a resident in his street who is fighting the city council for compensation after becoming a victim of a “melting” road.


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Below is the full list of candidates standing in the Bristol City Council local elections next month.

There are 24 of the 70 seats on the authority up for grabs on May 5.

In total there are 123 candidates for voters to choose from, representing eight different political groups.

The Liberal Democrats, Labour, the Conservatives and Green Party are each fielding a full complement of 24 candidates.

The Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts party have 16 candidates standing; the English Democrats – “Putting England First!” party have seven and the UK Independence Party (UKIP) have two.

There is also one Independent candidate. The far right British National Party is contesting one seat.

The candidates for each ward are listed below in alphabetical order.

For more go to the council website – http://www.bristol.gov.uk/ccm/navigation/council-and-democracy/councillors–democracy-and-elections/


Thangam Debbonaire – Labour

Graham Godwin-Pearson – Conservative

Gus Hoyt – Green

Waliur Rahman – Liberal Democrat



Jon Baker – English Democrats

Robin Clapp – Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts

Ian Cooper – Liberal Democrat

Doug Newton – Conservative

Pip Sheard – Green

Colin Smith – Labour



Ian Campion-Smith – Liberal Democrat

Richard Eddy – Conservative

Barrie Lewis – Green

Darren Lewis – Labour



Martyn Ahmet – Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts

Pauline Allen – Liberal Democrat

Lara Cozens – Conservative

Mike Langley – Labour

Mark SmithUK Independence Party

Robin Whitlock – Green



Colin Bretherton – Conservative

Philip Collins – UK Independence Party

Liam McDonough – Labour

Lucy Mackilligin – Green

Jackie Norman – Liberal Democrat

John Yeandle – Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts



Ben Appleby – Green

Iain Dennis – Conservative

Chris Farrell – Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts

Ben Mosley – Labour

Alex Woodman – Liberal Democrat



Georgina Bavetta – Green

Rosemary Chamberlain – Labour

Barbara Janke – Liberal Democrat

Jack Jeffery – Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts

Charles Lucas – Conservative



Simon Bennett – Green

Marcus Bruton – Conservative

Patrick Burland – Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts

Charlotte Martin – Labour

Christian Martin – Liberal Democrat



Gareth Alan-Williams – Conservative

Neil Harrison – Liberal Democrat

Amy Hillgrove – Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts

Estella Tincknell – Labour

Graham Woodruff – Green



Katie Buse – Green

Faruk Choudhury – Labour

David Lewis – Conservative

Zahir Malik – Liberal Democrat



Muriel Cole – Liberal Democrat

Mahmadur Khan – Labour

Josephine McLellan – Green

Nazir Muhammad – Conservative

Roger Thomas – Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts



Wayne Coombes – Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts

Michael Hamblin – British National Party

Jeff Lovell – Labour

Roger Norman – Liberal Democrat

Stephen Petter – Green

Paul Smith – Conservative

Barbara Wright – English Democrats



Lesley Alexander – Conservative

Mark Baker – Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts

Jason Budd – Liberal Democrat

Nick Foster – Green

Bill Payne – Labour

Greg Shaw – English Democrats



Mark Brain – Labour

Shirley Hodges – Conservative

Patrick Slade – Green

Anne White – Liberal Democrats

Stephen Wright – English Democrats



Mike Blundell – English Democrats

Barry Clark – Labour

Jos Clark – Liberal Democrats

Graham Davey – Green

George Maggs – Conservative



Helene Gibson – Liberal Democrats

Matt Gordon – Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts

Phil Hanby – Labour

Barbara Lewis – Conservative

Rob Telford – Green



Gwyneth Brain – Labour

Christopher Davies – Liberal Democrat

Domenico Hill – Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts

Graham Morris – Conservative

Glenn Vowles – Green



Liiban Abdi – Independent

Charles Alexander – Conservative

Matthew Carey – Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts

Margaret Hickman – Labour

Abdul Malik – Liberal Democrat

Christine Prior – Green



Sean Beynon – Labour

Charles Bolton – Green

Adam Tayler – Conservative

Lena Wright – Liberal Democrat



Fabian Breckels – Labour

Paul Elvin – Liberal Democrats

Philip Hutton – Conservative

Mike Luff – Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts

Chloe Somers – Green



Peter Hammond – Labour

Genevieve Lively – Green

Bernie Lyons – Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts

Tony Potter – Liberal Democrats

Eddie Tranter – English Democrats

Sylvia Windows – Conservative



Yvonne Clapp – Labour

Peter Goodwin – Green

Michael Goulden – Liberal Democrat

Jay Jethwa – Conservative



Ray Carr – English Democrats

Helen Holland – Labour

Lorraine Horgan – Liberal Democrats

Jenny Rogers – Conservative

Barney Smith – Green



Mark Bailey – Liberal Democrat

Tom Baldwin – Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts

Lex Cumber – Green

Narraser Gordon – Labour

Tony Lee – Conservative

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