Year: 2014

Semi naked Anti Biomess protesters Occupy Avonmouth Port site

This morning 10 people entered the site of the proposed Helius wood fired Biomass Power Plant, spelling out the message ‘no biomess’ in body paint on their naked torsos. The Pro renewable energy campaigners from Bristol Rising Tide breached Port security at 9.50 am on land next to St Andrews Road Station.

Posted in Main Feature

From Bristol With Love 50 – Election Special

From Bristol with Love is baaaaack for a one-off Euro Elections special! All the normal chitchat from Bristol’s Best Dick Gherkin and Durston Fletcher! We give you the inside track on the bunch chellends standing in the South West Euro constituency! The Gas Inquest: we chart the worst season in Bristol Rovers’ history, lay blame and name names! With the Best of Bristol music from Dr Meaker & Steve Gough! Check it out!!

Posted in Main Feature

UKIP billboard spraypainted in Bishopston

The UKIP billboard advert on Gloucester Rd in Bishopston has been edited slightly.

Posted in Anti Austerity, Newswire

From Bristol With Love 50 – Election Special

From Bristol with Love is a showcase for local music, local news and new forms of local thinking.

Posted in Newswire

ACORN Bristol – UNITING COMMUNITIES FOR JUSTICE

On Friday people from across Easton will meet for the first meeting of the Easton Community Union, part of ACORN Bristol at All Hallows Hall. ACORN Bristol is a membership organisation that aims to further the interests of of low and middle income tenants, residents and workers. There is much inequality in the UK. The financial crisis is putting ever greater burdens on low and middle income families and their communities. With services being cut back and jobs scarce there is an ever greater need for low and middle income people to band together. Whether through providing each other with advice or campaigning for change we are stronger together.

Posted in Main Feature

Can Bristol survive the Anthropocene period that awaits us

Bristol is set to become Bristol green capital, but can Bristol really continue to operate as a city based on the drivers of economic growth and capitalism in a planet that has reducing resources and will be experiencing climate change. Bristol has lots of great community environmental projects, such as food growing schemes, energy coops and much more, but is this enough or anywhere near the scale needed to provide all people in Bristol with a decent life. Without a move to more equitable system of living then it will be very difficult. The following article outlines the challenges we all face and they are huge.

Posted in Main Feature

Stop the cuts to The Bush Residential Unit for disabled children

Council cuts threaten beds for disabled children. Find out how the austerity agenda is closing down services and how you can support the campaign to keep all the beds at the Bush residential unit for disabled children.

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Stop the cuts to The Bush Residential Unit for disabled children

Please support us in this campaign to keep all the beds at the Bush residential unit for disabled children

Posted in Anti Austerity, Human Rights, Local Government, Newswire, Opinion piece, Protest, Solidarity

50 subverts hit Bristol bus stops over weekend

Over 50 bus stop ads were replaced in Bristol this weekend as part seen the biggest ever unauthorised takeover of outdoor advertising in the uk.

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50 subverts hit Bristol bus stops over weekend

Over 50 bus stop ads were replaced in Bristol this weekend as part seen the biggest ever unauthorised takeover of outdoor advertising in the uk.

Posted in Anti Austerity, Anti-War, Corporations / Big Business, Globalisation, Human Rights, Media, Arts and Culture, Newswire, Opinion piece, Policing, Protest, Sustainability