News and views from north Bristol's urban village

Monday, 23 May 2011

Stokes Croft Latest

Tonight's Stokes Croft neighbourhood meeting, held at the Salvation Army building, produced the following pieces of news. About 70 in attendance - thanks for those live tweeting the event.
  • the BBC are reporting that Tesco are considering not re-opening their Stokes Croft store - will make final decision after meeting with council tomorrow
  • Tesco representative Michale Kissman says Tesco hopes to work with "local groups" on a way forward
  • Police officer at the meeting has stated that petrol bombs WERE found at the squat opposite Tesco the day before the April riot.
  • Separately, Boston Tea Party have announced they are opening a branch in Stokes Croft and looking to employ four baristas. Location to be announced "soon". Wonder where that might be??

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