Public Rights of Way and Greens Committee - Tuesday, 31st January, 2023 2.00 pm

Venue: A Committee Room - City Hall, College Green, Bristol, BS1 5TR. View directions

Contact: Jeremy Livitt 

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Welcome, Introductions and Safety Information pdf icon PDF 103 KB


Apologies for Absence and Substitutions


Declarations of Interest

To note any declarations of interest from the Councillors.  They are asked to indicate the relevant agenda item, the nature of the interest and in particular whether it is a disclosable pecuniary interest.


Any declarations of interest made at the meeting which is not on the register of interests should be notified to the Monitoring Officer for inclusion.



Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 137 KB

To agree the minutes of the previous meeting as a correct record.


Public Forum

Up to 30 minutes is allowed for this item


Any member of the public or Councillor may participate in Public Forum.  The detailed arrangements for so doing are set out in the Public Information Sheet at the back of this agenda.  Public Forum items should be emailed to and please note that the following deadlines will apply in relation to this meeting:-


Questions - Written questions must be received 3 clear working days prior to the meeting.  For this meeting, this means that your question(s) must be received in this office at the latest by 5 pm on 25 January 2023.


Petitions and Statements - Petitions and statements must be received on the working day prior to the meeting.  For this meeting this means that your submission must be received in this office at the latest by 12.00 noon on 30 January 2023.



Current Claims Inquiries and Miscellaneous Rights of Way Matters pdf icon PDF 698 KB


Stoke Lodge Village Green Application - Timeline - Verbal update


Information items


Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Installation of signs indicating war graves

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission have offered Bristol Councillors the opportunity to erect signs at churchyards, cemeteries and burial grounds that contain war graves. The aim of the initiative is to increase awareness of war graves in the UK and to remind the public that they need not travel abroad to find Commonwealth commemorations.


The Signs project commenced as part of the centenary of the First World War.



Celebrating the restoration of PROW's by organising a photo shoot and press opportunity

Urban Public Rights of Way are the ancient, short cuts taken as busy pedestrians, to make journeys shorter and often more enjoyable.  Though they may become overgrown, filled with fly tipping, or even built in or over thereby losing their usefulness.


Ward Councillors will be encouraged to raise the profile of the PROWG team and take the opportunity, when public rights of way in their ward are restored to full use, to organise a photo shoot with the local councillor, residents, and a member of the PROWG team.