Ultramarathon event

On 23rd and 24th July 2021, Merchants’ Landing resident Phil Stannard plans to run the London to Bristol Ultramarathon (145 miles, 5.5 Marathons) in aid of the Woman’s Trust which supports women affected by domestic abuse. Domestic abuse affects 1 in 4 women in the UK; it is the biggest single cause of female depression and mental health problems. Read more “Ultramarathon event”

Chocolate path

There is good news and bad news reported by the news media  about Chocolate Path which runs alongside Cumberland Road. The popular pedestrian path closed  in December 2017 when part of it collapsed into the New Cut. The additional collapse of a section of Cumberland Road in January 2020 made the future of the path even bleaker. Read more “Chocolate path”

Wapping Road street parking

Bristol City Council Highways Services have finally placed double-yellow no parking lines on the full length of Wapping Road. In April many residents responded favourably to the statutory consultation to replace the single yellow lines. The new parking lines were finally put in place at the end of November. Traffic movements along Wapping Road on …

John Sebastian going red

On the evening of the 6th July you may have wondered why the John Sebastian was redder than usual. Briony Pope informed us that this is because they were taking part in the national #LightItInRed campaign. 

Since early March, Cabot Cruising Club and the Lightship Theatre have been without income from any events, due to the COVID-19 crisis, and still all parties, plays, gigs etc are prohibited. Read more “John Sebastian going red”

Cumberland Road update

Cumberland Road is now closed to eastbound motor traffic but remains open for vehicles travelling west.  The traffic lights in the photo are for buses which can travel in either direction. For a short while, traffic was permitted to run in both directions but access to our area from Cumberland Basin now requires travelling down Coronation Road or going via the City Centre. Read more “Cumberland Road update”