We won!!!! A Bristol Life award! Well done to all the whole team, volunteers, sponsors and supporters who brought this iconic event St Pauls Carnival back to Bristol in 2018 #Bristol @BristolLifeMag. I am delighted to have been part of this team as Vice Chair successfully bringing it back to the Bristol conmunity after 4 long years of absence. Successfully hosting over 100,000 people on the day arriving from all over the UK and beyond! Adding an incredible 5.1 million pounds to the Bristol economy ( on the day of the event). Working with the local community, schools, […]
I AM the WINNER!!! I won!!!! God is good! Magistrates Association AWARD 2019 (Covering All magistrates in England and Wales!) for Changing the Face of the Judiciary Inclusion and Diversity Is hereby awarded to ; Dr Carole Johnson JP (me!) I am humbled, honoured and slightly overwhelmed but very grateful to have received this award last night. It means more than I can say. We have certainly made a positive impact on / in the judiciary. I am proud to see how the judiciary are warmly embracing this. The room fell silent as they explained for what reason I had […]
Magistrates Association Nominee! Whilst away I received notification that I have been nominated for a Magistrates Association Award.- Changing the Face of the Magistracy, Inclusivity and Diversity!!! Its a national award all Magistrates across the UK. Its narrowed down tonight to three nominees… I AM 1 of them! Here now In Stratford in Avon…. Dinner..then the awards… I will let you know the outcome!!! But I am incredibly honoured and humbled…to be ..here in this position..
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 […]
Congratulations are in order! Very proud to be part of this administration… Bristol is becoming well known as a City of great ” firsts”… Blood sweat and tears sometimes but we are making a difference! Well done Marvin. Marvin Rees named UK politician of the year (Bristol24/7) Marvin Rees has been named politician of the year in the BusinessGreen Leaders Awards 2020. Bristol’s mayor won the award for the politician “who has done the most to advance the cause of the green economy in the past year”. Rees’ success was not the only accolade for Bristol, with The Wave winning […]
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 […]
An interview with Denis Lindsay It’s another chance to get to know our Board of Directors. Today, we’re pleased to welcome Denis Lindsay as one of our newer Board Members, who joined in December 2019. Denis, who says that his home is like living in an episode of “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”, has been living in Bristol for over 26 years ago with his wife, two children and a nephew who has been living with them for over 10 years. His nephew is the “Will” character, even though his son would like to believe that he is Will. With […]