♦ Child of the Windrush generation determined to make Bristol better Carole Johnson was appointed Deputy Lord Mayor of Bristol City Council May 2020- May 2021. With a strong sense of civic duty and a commitment to unlocking the agency of Bristol’s BAME communities is driven by personal life experience… Click here to find out more Child of the Windrush generation determined to make Bristol better
Cllr Dr Carole Johnson JP AND….. Founder! As Local councillor for Ashley Ward in Bristol and current Magistrates Deputy Bench Chairman for Avon and Somerset and a sitting magistrate of Jamaican descent. I am delighted to announce as the FOUNDER and Chair ….. The successful launch, of the very first Magistrates Black Asian and Ethnic Minority & Allies support group which took place last night on the 22nd APRIL 2021!!! You may ask …Why I say “FOUNDER”? The first reason is from my original, suggestion regarding this in 2017, to the launch yesterday, on the 22nd APRIL 2021, it has […]
As a seasoned Carole Myself! And also Deputy Lord Mayor, of Bristol City Council I would like to support The Virtual Carol concert to raise money for Lord Mayor’s Children Appeal! A Virtual Carol concert to raise money for Lord Mayor’s Children Appeal A virtual Christmas carol concert being held at 6.30pm on Friday (18 December), is hoping to raise money to support the Lord Mayor of Bristol’s Children’s Appeal While the concert is free, viewers will be asked to donate money, if they can, to support the city’s children and young people if they can while watching the concert, […]
Happy Christmas!!! Off to our next engagement! Picking up my consort and then robes on.
Invited to the Palace for the first time representing Bristol City Council as City Councillor. I am honoured.
Delighted to have been appointed today as ; Deputy Cabinet Member (DCM) to Deputy Mayor Cllr Asher Craig by Marvin Rees Elected Mayor of Bristol. On the same day as Mayor Rees being announced the best Politician in the UK! I am humbled and honoured… Bristol 24/7 writes Rees appointed a number of new deputy members to his cabinet team: Celia Phipps, deputy cabinet member for adult social care; Paul Goggin, homes; Carole Johnson, communities, equalities & public health; Tim Rippington, transport; Lucy Whittle, climate, ecology & sustainable growth; Brenda Massey, education & skills; Tom Brook, city design. “Right across […]
Cllr Afzal Shah takes up new leading role Councillor Afzal Shah has joined Bristol City Council’s Cabinet, with Mayor Marvin Rees also announcing changes to responsibility for some of the city’s highest profile portfolios. Cllr Shah, the Labour member for Easton, takes up a new role as Member for Climate, Ecology and Sustainable Growth, joining his nine other colleagues and leading the council’s response to the climate and ecological emergencies. Recognising the relationship of social and environmental justice, Cllr Shah’s portfolio will include being a specific lead for the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals overseeing markets, high streets, retail centres, and […]
Important keys – Official Handing over of Fire Engine with equipment and keys from UK to The Gambia.
12 October In the Presidential Suite with the Chief Fire Officer Mick Crennel and The High Commissioner of Gambia Sharon Walder ..waiting for our audience with His Excellency President Adama Barrow. I have quite a lot that I would like to discuss with the President if I get the chance and so I find myself excited as opposed to fearful. I really believe in this project and I want to share my passion but also talk about ways of moving forward to an even more excellent service. I was indeed able to speak with him at length, I put forward […]
I am proudly an Authority member of Avon Fire and Rescue who through the Charity GAFSIP have had a working relationship with Gambia for decades. We not only donate equipment but also provide fire safety training. I hope to visit next year and I look forward to hearing all about the trip