We were promised an indoors shopping centre

Here's a letter to the Advertiser in response to David Renard's praise of the regeneration of Cavendish Square. David Renard's praise in the Advertiser for the Cavendish Square regeneration completely contradicts the lived experience of the local community. The fact is that we were promised an indoor shopping centre. In the consultation it was agreed … Continue reading We were promised an indoors shopping centre

Post Office move – putting a pint into a half-pint pot

Media Release Parks & East Walcot Community Forum The Post Office is proposing to close down the existing dedicated Post Office at Cavendish Square. It is 'consulting' on moving it into a tiny Premier Newsagents/shop round the corner on the Whitbourne Avenue side of the square. The Post Office is attempting to sweeten the pill … Continue reading Post Office move – putting a pint into a half-pint pot

Cavendish Square demonstration June 22nd 10 a.m.

Time to take back control of Cavendish Square Media release Parks & East Walcot Community Forum Parks & East Walcot Community Forum is organising a demonstration calling for the council to take responsibility for resolving the long standing problems which Cavendish Square has suffered from. Before the regeneration took place David Renard said that the … Continue reading Cavendish Square demonstration June 22nd 10 a.m.

Cavendish Square update: community campaigning gets results

As you will no doubt be aware the Reuben George Hall has now been opened, as an office for Council staff, and the old Co-op site has been covered in tarmac. You will probably agree that it's a big improvement on a boarded up building and what looked like a derelict building site. How did … Continue reading Cavendish Square update: community campaigning gets results