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My Statement to tonight’s Cabinet re: Libraries

by Andrew Brown on 3 March, 2015

Tonight, Bristol’s Cabinet will meet to discuss the proposed closure of 7 libraries across the city, including the one at Marksbury Road. When Liberal Democrats were in the administration, we did not close any libraries, and we are opposed to these closures now. Windmill Hill Lib Dem Councillor Mark Bailey and I are especially opposed […]

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Some thoughts on St Catherine’s Place

by Andrew Brown on 2 October, 2014

During the election campaign, one issue that came up repeatedly on the doorsteps in Windmill Hill was the proposed development in St Catherine’s Place. Understandably, many residents have concerns about the impact of a 16 storey building on their views across the city – and the impact studies showed that it would have a significant […]

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Counting Women In in Windmill Hill

by Andrew Brown on 18 May, 2014

Bristol Women’s Voice recently asked all Council Candidates a series of questions on issues of specific interest to woman. These were the questions and my answers: Question 1: In one sentence, what is your personal pitch to the women of Bristol? I’ve pledged to work for the various communities in Windmill Hill ward – I […]

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by Andrew Brown on 1 March, 2014

Hi, Welcome to my blog. I’ll be using it to share stories of local interest in Windmill Hill Ward (which encompasses Windmill Hill and Totterdown as well as parts of Knowle and Bedminster) and reports and thoughts on various city-wide issues. First, though, a few words about myself. I grew up in Scotland but have […]

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