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New Alternative Bristol website launched check it out.

Bristol Indymedia is no longer active and will be being archived at some point, thats the bad news. The good news is that someone has launched a new website called http://www.alternativebristol.com/ here is a bit more info from the new

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The Police have physically accessed the Bristol Indymedia server.

Last week we heard from our web hosts that the police had a court order to access the Bristol Indymedia server. We don’t know for sure, but assume that our web hosts have complied with the order and given the

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We are taking a summer break

Our volunteers have a busy couple of weeks ahead and don’t have the time to moderate the site. We are going to turn off open publishing until at least the middle of September. We’ll then review whether we have the

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Bristol Radical Film Festival Presents the Indymedia Series MASSACRE IN VITORIA & INDIGNADOS 21st July 8pm

At Cube Cinema, 21st July, 8pm. 2014 sees the 75th anniversary of the end of the Spanish civil war, when a fragile democracy was allowed to be overturned by the combined forces of European Fascist regimes. Tonight, we’ll be showing two new Reel News films; Massacre in Vitoria, which tells the story of a 1976 all out indefinite strike of factory workers in the Basque Country that culminated in a general strike of the entire city, and Indignados from September 2012, which shows not only street assemblies but also the violence directed by police towards a peaceful demonstration – and why finally purging the Spanish state of fascists is still so important.

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Protest against forced adoption at Bristol Civil Justice Centre 21st July, 10:30am

There will be a protest led by victimised mothers and parents at 10.30am on Monday 21 July at Bristol Civil and Family Justice Centre, 2 Redcliff Street regarding forced adoption in Bristol. The aim of the protest is to make the public aware of the draconian policy of forced adoption contained in the Children and Families Act 2014 and to follow up on the ITV ‘Exposure’ documentary – ‘Don’t take my child’ – shown this week. Read this article to find out more and watch the film.

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Indymedia is News Service not a free for all mouthpiece.

Bristol Indymedia’s revised thinking on posts promoting criminal damage.

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Easton residents fight back against rip-off tenancy fees and insecure contracts

Easton stands up to rip-off letting agents and tenancy fees… Friday was the first action in our community campaign to end rip-off tenancy fees and insecure renting, and we gained plenty of media coverage. Two local letting agents have agreed to attend our public meeting on 3rd July but others weren’t so friendly…

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Support needed at Yorkley Court NOW

Bailiffs attempted an illegal eviction at Yorkley Court Community Farm this morning & are still there and its likely they will try something on the bottom strip tonight.

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Want to Change the World? Read This First

This is essential reading for Bristol people, we are approaching a new paradigm and how that pans out will be very dependent on how we prepare ourselves. As it is Bristol Green Week, this article from Richard Heinberg outlines how ecological change impacts on social change.

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New guideline: No reports of damage to property

Recently there have been a number of posts to this site alleging damage to property. After 10 years of operation we’d hope that it was clear to everyone that the volunteers who run this website do not create the content

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