Category: History

Curo Housing and the Foxhill regeneration scheme. Potentially dangerous levels of asbestos dust and fibre

3.19 The site investigation found the principal contaminants to comprise benzoapyrene, arsenic, vanadium, copper, nickel and polyaromatic hydrocarbons in addition to asbestos.

Posted in History, Housing, Newswire, Protest

Restoration begins on historic Severn Princess car ferry

Restoration finally begins on historic Severn Princess car ferry. Vessel will stand as reminder of importance of ferry service to growth of the region.

Posted in History, Newswire, Transport

Sat12Jul – Who Owns Britain? Bristol Teach-In with Kevin Cahill

This is a critique of both the landowning aristocracy and the Land Registry. Cahill argues that our present system of landownership is of material detriment to the vast majority of home-owners in the UK, while many of the wealthiest landowners in the country pay no rates and actually receive money in the form of grants and subsidies.

Posted in Anti Austerity, Corporations / Big Business, History, Housing, Human Rights, Newswire

Save Historic Ebenezer Chapel in Midland Road

Ebenezer Chapel is under imminent threat of demolition. The landowner wishes to destroy this important and beautiful reminder of the history of St Philips and Old Market, to replace it with a modern block of flats. The chapel was built

Posted in History, Local Government, Newswire, Protest

Easton May Day party

Riot Ska Records crew presents…

A benefit for Kebele Social Centre & a May Day gathering!
Thursday 1st May from early evening @ The Chelsea Inn, Chelsea Road, Bristol, BS5 6AU

Posted in History, Media, Arts and Culture, Newswire, Solidarity

Easton’s UKIP advert

There’s only going to be more of this sort of nonsense coming to a street corner near you soon. Brushes on a stick at the ready folks.

Posted in Anti Austerity, History, Human Rights, Media, Arts and Culture, Newswire, Opinion piece, Protest, Solidarity, Sustainability

Programme out now for the 2014 Bristol Anarchist Bookfair

The full programme of meetings, and list of stalls, for the 2014 Bristol Anarchist Bookfair, has been announced.

Posted in Anti Austerity, Anti-War, Corporations / Big Business, History, Newswire, Opinion piece, Policing, Protest, Solidarity, Sustainability