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  • Key dates for Bristol's local elections

    By matt_2009 at 08:34 on 05/04/13
    Bristol Council HQ. (Flickr.com image by Daveonflickr).
    23 of Bristol's 35 wards are up for election – with most of the wards in the north, central and east areas of the city. Key dates to watch out for in the run up to polling day are: •    Noon on Friday, April 5 – deadline for candidates to register to stand •    Noon on Tuesday, April 9 – list of candidates in each ward published •    Wednesday, April 17...
  • Hengrove students get their school recycling

    By matt_2009 at 10:47 on 20/11/12
    Hengrove students get their school recycling.
    Pupils at Oasis Academy John Williams in Hengrove are tackling waste head on, with a new team of 'recycling monitors'. 13 year eight students, led by 'lead monitor' Ellie Whiting, are rolling out recycling across the whole school, with help from the council's waste team. Pupils at Oasis Academy John Williams were so keen to volunteer that the school had to limit the number of recycling monitors to keep the group manageable. The...
  • Bristol Mayoral Election 2012: Who are you voting for?

    By thecriddler at 11:37 on 09/11/12
    Bristol Mayoral Election 2012: Who are you voting for?
    Barack Obama has been elected to run the USA – but what about Bristol? Just in case you were unaware… there's a Bristol Mayoral taking place to find the city's first directly-elected mayor. The 15 candidates for Bristol have been chosen. Next week (Thursday, November 15) is polling day where you decide who gets the inaugural honour. The successful candidate will take over the running of the city council until May 2016. ...
  • Fancy running for Bristol's first ever Mayor? Nominations formally open on Monday

    By matt_2009 at 14:30 on 04/10/12
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    Anyone thinking of standing for election as Bristol's first-ever Mayor or as Avon and Somerset's first-ever Police and Crime Commissioner can now be officially nominated. As of Monday, October 8, Bristol City Council's electoral services will publish notice of the November 15, 2012 elections and nominations will be formally 'open'. Prospective mayoral candidates need a £500 deposit with 30 nominating signatures of people on the...
  • Don't miss out on your chance to vote for Bristol mayor

    By BemmyBoo at 07:21 on 14/08/12
    Don't miss out on your chance to vote for Bristol mayor
    Households in Bedminster that haven't yet completed electoral roll registration forms should receive reminder forms shortly. With less than 100 days left before the November elections for Bristol's first directly elected mayor, the city council is stepping up its annual canvass campaign to reach out to those who haven't yet registered. The annual canvass usually takes place in the autumn but because of the November elections for...

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