Following a public consultation Bristol's elected Mayor, George Ferguson, has announced his final budget.
Some streets in Bristol will be traffic free today as part of an experiment that could see cars banned on a regular basis next year.
Bristol Mayor George Ferguson has announced his new cabinet, which now features members from four political parties.
#MakesSundaysSpecial has city centre streets opened up to pedestrians but also a 2-mile loop for bikes, runners, skaters, boarders & walkers
#MakeSundaysSpecial is typically-Bristol in character - a bit random, chilled, unorthodox, artsy, green, local, bike-mad - and fun
Starting 11am, #MakeSundaysSpecial is all about opening up a few city centre streets to people, and giving them a rest from cars for the day
In a bid to 'Make Sundays Special', cars will be banned from some streets in Bristol. It's the vision of the city's Mayor George Ferguson who wants to make the area a more pleasant place to be.
From this Sunday, cars will be banned from some streets in Bristol. It's the vision of the city's Mayor George Ferguson who wants to make the area a more pleasant place to be.
Some streets in Bristol will be traffic free this Sunday as part of an experiment that could see cars banned on a regular basis next year.
The roads will be closed to traffic in an ambitious plan to make one Sunday a month radically different to a normal day.
It's the idea of the Mayor of the city, George Ferguson - who is determined to make Bristol a more attractive place for pedestrians.
Bristol Mayor George Ferguson believes that if you get rid of cars from the city's streets, they will make way for all kinds of entertainment.
Today performers took over North Street in Bedminster as a taster of what that might be like. Here's 30" to give you the idea.
Some streets in Bristol will be traffic-free this Sunday as part of an experiment that could see cars banned on a regular basis next year.
Bristol's city centre streets are to close to traffic for the first time this Sunday in a radical plan to try to make Sundays 'special'.
The scheme will see vehicles banned on selected Sundays during the summer.
Mayor George Ferguson is vowing to press ahead with his controversial plan for residents parking zones across Bristol, despite an angry backlash. The Mayor has been forced to delay the scheme following public outcry.
There'll now be more debate, and further concessions to his original scheme are expected.
Maita Robinson, a campaigner against the introduction of new parking zones in Bristol, says in her area they don't have a parking problem.
She's one of many people who spoke out against the plans at a meeting held by the City Council last night.
Bristol Mayor George Ferguson says he will take into account concerned raised about the introduction of new parking zones after the plans were put on hold at a meeting last night.
But he also says the decision will be his:
Bristol's City Hall was packed tonight as councillors discussed controversial plans to extend the Resident's Parking Zones in the city. An e-petition against the proposals had enough signatures to prompt the debate.
As a result, councillors agreed to delay their decision, so they can gather more feedback from residents and businesses.