Local Community

Local Groups

Bishopston, Cotham and Redland Community Partnership

(they are the organisation the council goes to to discuss funding, and in the past have pulled together local organisations and active people)

Redland & Cotham Amenities Society website and Facebook page

Kingsdown Conservation Group

Highbury Residents Association (no web site, but active local organisation)

Kingsdown Leisure Centre

Cotham Parish Church events

Key council people and committees

Friendly Neighbours' group, 07949 674206 or friendlyneighbours@outlook.com

A good local source of advice and support. Maybe just someone to chat with for a moment.


The Family Practice (Western College)

Your councillors (Cotham Ward)

Guy Poultney guy.poultney@greenparty.org

Mohamed Makawi cotham@greenparty.org.uk

Your MP

Thangham Debbonaire, Labour, (+ commons site)


Action for balanced communities report (pdf)

Reporting-problems - police, pests, nuisance, garbage, etc

Student Noise: Operation Beech on 07773 816 248 (normally Wednesday, Friday and Saturday [8 pm to 2 am]).

Bristol Council

Main Switchboard 0117 922 2000 (you get through to a human on this number)

Street Sweeping 0117 922 2100

Recycling 0117 903 1221

Refuse Collection 0117 922 2100

Roads, Pavements & Drains 0117 922 2100

Anti-social Behaviour 0845 605 2222

Collection of Bulky Items 0117 922 2100 wait a short time then dial 2-2 (connects you to a human)

Reporting Abandoned Vehicles 0117 222 2100

Concessionary Fares 0117 922 3089

Our community policemen:


Lorna Dallimore – Neighbourhood Team Inspector

Johnathon Scott – Neighbourhood Police Team Sergeant

Lucy Bagnowiec – Police Constable Patrol

Mark Jackson – Beat Manager

Or see cci@avonandsomerset.police.uk

University Community Liaison Officers:

conduct-accom@bristol.ac.uk (0117 95 46640)



Cotham ward statistical profile 2019

Bristol city pinpoint map (amazing!)

Bristol Council links to statistics and census information

Bristol traffic data