Bristol crocodile: Chew Valley caiman will join education team

The reptile found in Chew Valley Lake last August will be used to teach people the danger and potential cruelty of keeping a crocodilian as a pet. 

The reptile found in Chew Valley Lake last August will be used to teach people the danger and potential cruelty of keeping a crocodilian as a pet.  The ‘spectacled’ caiman will go on display at Crocodiles of the World, a conservation centre near Brize Norton, once it has fully recovered from the injuries and abnormalities it received […]

Businesses and residents hit out at ‘nuisance’ graffiti tours in Bristol city centre

Businesses and residents hit out at ‘nuisance’ graffiti tours in Bristol city centre

Staff at a residential block in Bristol city centre are planning to install gates to stop graffiti tour groups trespassing on their property. The tours, which showcase professional street art in the city, have been accused of blocking roads and entrances to buildings. Staff at St Lawrence House on Broad Street raised concerns over tours and said […]

Playground director fears retaliation from drugs users

A playground director is scared to report drug users, in fear of a revenge attack when he leaves work at night. St Paul’s Adventure Playground is littered with drug paraphernalia including empty ‘baggies’, dirty needles and empty syringe packaging. Reverend Liz Perry has also raised concerns over drug dealing and clinical waste found on the […]

International Christmas Jumper Day

Students and staff at the University of the West of England’s Bower Ashton Campus are getting in the festive spirit as they celebrate international Christmas jumper day [metaslider id=7474]

Local resident’s join fight back against Bristol Airport expansion

Bristol Airport’s proposed plans for expansion have been met with resistance by local residents and anti-aviation groups. The airport’s ‘Master Plan’ looks to accommodate an extra 12 million passengers a year by 2045. National anti-aviation group Plane Stupid said: “There is no way that catastrophic climate change can be avoided if we continue on the current trends […]

Body found at Bath Spa University

The body of a man in his 20s has been found at Bath Spa University, police have confirmed. Emergency services were called to Newton Park campus around 9pm last night after calls were made about a man’s welfare. Police arrived at the campus and found the man dead. He was not a student or member of staff […]

Bristol Zero Tolerance loses funding to fight sexual harassment

A Bristol initiative to tackle sexual harassment, abuse and exploitation has had its funding cut by Bristol City Council. Bristol Zero Tolerance needs £20,000 to continue its work and they have put out an urgent appeal to raise money. The initiative was founded by Bristol’s Women’s Commission and aims to create a “city free from gender-based violence”. Zero Tolerance has […]