St George & Redfield Voice Features

October 08 2019 How to be a good friend to our park

How to be a good friend to our park

A personal view from Nick Burroughs, chair of the Friends of St George Park... Read More


October 07 2019 Nesting is over – so work can begin

Nesting is over – so work can begin

News from the Friends of Troopers Hill.. Read More


September 09 2019 September news from St George in Bloom

September news from St George in Bloom

September news from St George in Bloom.. Read More


September 03 2019 We have to build a city where all can thrive

We have to build a city where all can thrive

Bristol Mayor Marvin Rees writes for the Voice.. Read More


September 02 2019 September news from the Friends of Troopers Hill

September news from the Friends of Troopers Hill

September news from the Friends of Troopers Hill, by Susan Acton-Campbell .. Read More


September 01 2019 It's great to spend time in Bristol East

It's great to spend time in Bristol East

Bristol East MP Kerry McCarthy writes for the Voice.. Read More


October 30 2018 Bristol East Allotments: Leaves! Get ‘em while you can...

Leaves! Get ‘em while you can...

There are tonnes of leaves around at the moment to be had for free, so pick up and store as many as you can, they’ll serve you well in the garden. .. Read More


October 30 2018 Troopers Hill, the radio star

Troopers Hill, the radio star

October started well with the Royal Horticultural Society South West in Bloom awarding Friends of Troopers Hill an assessment of ‘Outstanding’ in their It’s Your Neighbourhood scheme. This award assesses community participation, environmental responsibility and gardening achievement. ‘Gardening’ in Troopers Hill’s case looks at how the site is managed and the work done to conserve this important area of acid grassland and heathland... Read More


October 05 2018 Bristol East Allotments: Pumpkins, Pumpkins!

Bristol East Allotments: Pumpkins, Pumpkins!

Earlier this year we announced our new Pumpkin Competition on the weekend of 27th and 28th October and encouraged everyone to grow their own heaviest or perhaps monster pumpkin to enter. We also want to see who can carve the scariest ones, the spookier the better... Read More


October 04 2018 Troopers Hill – under threat by a mystery gardener?

Troopers Hill – under threat by a mystery gardener?

Over the years there has been a lot of publicity about the sensitive and special environment at Troopers Hill and why careful management is needed to preserve it. Many of the plants and associated animals on Troopers Hill are found nowhere else in the city. Some species, including invertebrates, are rare in the whole of the UK. This is why Troopers Hill has its formal designation as a Local Nature Reserve... Read More