Bristol could ban BBQs and tree climbing in parks

Bristol Mayor George Ferguson has withdrawn controversial plans about park bylaws from the agenda due to have been debated today by full council. He's sent the plans, which include a ban on tree-climbing, to be scrutinised by a cross-party group.

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Controversial Bristol parks vote to be withdrawn

Bristol's Mayor has removed papers from today's council meeting on controversial proposed new bylaws to curb anti-social behaviour in the city's parks.

George Ferguson says he's sending the issue back to be scrutinised by a cross-party group before allowing a vote at full council.

He says he had only just seen the papers after being away for a week.

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