Proposed 5G Monopole

Proposed 5G Monopole

A 5G Monopole (18m high mast) is being proposed on the edge of Sea Mills Square by the Addison Oak.Stoke Bishop Councillors John Goulandris & Henry Michallat have their concerns about this and encourage local residents to make their views known to the planners, so please add your own views. You can make a public comment on the council's planning portal here. This is a pre-planning application for the Council to determine if full planning permission will be necessary. If you would like to make your views known at this stage, then comments will need to be submitted by Friday…
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Plan to share details of medical records

Plan to share details of medical records

The government is planning the creation of a central data store of patient’s medical records (from the past 10 years) from all GP practices in England next month. Anonymised patient records will move to a central NHS Digital database from 1 July, and this can then be shared with third parties for national research and planning purposes. You can read more about this here. The system is set up so you are automatically opted in - if you would prefer your medical data not to be included, you need to fill in a Type 1 opt-out form and deliver it…
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Anti social behaviour in our neighbourhood – advice

Anti social behaviour in our neighbourhood – advice

Please help your neighbourhood by reporting anti social behaviour and vandalism Recently there has been a rise in the number of annoying or anti social behaviour incidents involving young people in the Sea Mills, Stoke Bishop and Coombe Dingle areas.  In response to this Sea Mills and Coombe Dingle Together organised a meeting for local interested parties, including the police, local schools, youth providers and local churches, to come together and discuss what we could do to support these young people and help them make better choices together. The police explained that currently they didn’t see this as being targeted…
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Hallen Drive: Road Closure

Hallen Drive: Road Closure

Hallen Drive will be closed due to the construction of the new school. Construction has just started on the site and the contractor, Midas Construction Ltd, has advised local residents that Hallen Drive will be closed except for access from the end of January until the works are complete.  The school has been closed since 2012 and, after much consultation, it will be demolished and replaced with a new SEMH* school for 7-16 year olds.  Full details are available on Bristol City Council’s planning portal here. Many local residents may have happy memories of Sea Mills Infants School in Hallen…
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Summer on the Rec

Summer on the Rec

No school sports days this year so here's a chance to do your own!  For the next month or so the Rec has some extra lines painted for families to use: 50m sprints track, 2 mini-pitches,  A grid for human noughts and crossesRunning spiral.  Thanks to Shire Colts and the Council for helping sort this. Thanks also to 34th Sea Mills Rainbows and Brownies and local residents for funding. A special thanks to Dean our line painter for giving us his time and expertise.  Enjoy! Words and photos supplied by Maria Stuart
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Window Wanderland

Window Wanderland

Sea Mills and Coombe Dingle were lit up on 29 February and 1 March 2020 as part of a wonderful Window Wanderland trail. Local residents designed their own imaginative window installations for people to stroll around the area and enjoy a free after-dark Art Gallery.  This is an annual event and we hope that even more people will take part next year. Read more about the Window Wanderland events here
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New community noticeboards

New community noticeboards

Funding was recently secured from Bristol City Council to install three new community noticeboards in our area. One is by the Library, one on the Square in Sea Mills and the third one is about to be relocated by the shops on Westbury Lane. Further funding has been applied for for another two noticeboards – one by Sea Mills Primary School and another in Coombe Dingle – to give wider coverage across the area. The responses to our Community Plan Survey last year identified that local residents would like more information on what is going on in our area –…
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Tree of the Year

Tree of the Year

Addison’s Oak in Sea Mills was nominated for the Woodland Trust’s Tree of the Year 2019. Many thanks to everyone who voted for our Oak… unfortunately, the tree didn’t win but did come in at a very respectable fourth place. For this, Sea Mills 100 won £500, which will be spent on an event to celebrate the tree and all the amazing things it does for our environment. Watch this space for more news about this event…
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