St George Neighbourhood Partnership
Rob represents Friends of Troopers Hill on the St George Neighbourhood Partnership and is also Chair of the Partnership.
Bristol City Council are progressively devolving powers to the 14 Neighbourhood Partnerships in Bristol and they can also award grants to local groups via their wellbeing funds.
Through the Neighbourhood Committee, the Partnership allocated 'Section 106' money in March 2015 to be used as match funding for a new play area on Troopers Hill Field. Friends of Troopers Hill have now been sucessful in raising grants to cover the rest of the cost and the play area will be constructed later this year.
Friends of Troopers Hill have been awarded a total of over £3,500 from the Neighbourhood Partnership Wellbeing Fund. This money was for:
A new dog bin - Autumn 2009 - See 'The dance of the dog bins' in the Autumn 2009 edition of 'The Hill'
Tree works and planting adjacent to Troopers Hill Rd - Autumn 2010 - More Details
Grant to St George Strollers - Summer 2011 - More Details
Grant to St George Strollers - September 2013 - More Details
Grant for 2015 Dog Show - June 2015 - More Details
Grant for Play Area Celebration Event - June 2016 - More Details
In 2015 Friends of Troopers Hill, Friends of St George Park and Friends of Dundridge Park were awarded amoney from the Neighbourhood Partnership Green Capital Fund to organise a series of walks thrughout St George, including some at Troopers Hill.
Section 106 money was also allocated to build a new path at the edge of Troopers Hill Field. This work was carried out in Spring 2013.
Use the links below to find out more about the St George Neighbourhood Partnership and scroll down for a map showing the area covered.