Attack of the exploding vapes: are they safe?

Attack of the exploding vapes: are they safe?

Viral videos of vape pens exploding are once again surfacing across the internet including one man who last 8 teeth. With Bristol’s vast array of vape shops, the question is are the devices safe to use? A vaporizer uses a lithium ion battery, much like that in a phone or tablet. Manager at The Vape […]

Bristol music venues under fire?

Bristol music venues under fire?

The Fleece faces a 404% increase in taxes, venues are fighting landlords over irresponsible marketing and three of Bristol’s legendary venues (The Fleece, The Thekla and The Fiddlers) face threats of closure. This seems to leave little to be desired from a music venue owners viewpoint. However, Daniel Cleary, part owner of The Fiddlers, maintains […]

Last chance to have your say on Bristol Budget Consultation

Bristol needs to save £52million on its budget over the 2018/19 year and this weekend marks your last chance to have a say on how it’s done. The city has already faced cuts of £170million over the last 6 years. Bristol City Council is looking at increasing council tax, losing libraries and even cutting funding […]

New app aims to tackle mental health problems in the UK

A new app launched yesterday in Bristol aims to support people of all ages struggling  with mental health issues.  With suicide and mental health problems at a all-time high in the UK, the disTRACT app aims to provide people with easy access to information and suicide prevention resources. The app provides a discreet way of accessing information […]

Cycling superhighway delayed

Work is underway on a new cycling “super highway” from South Gloucestershire to Bristol City Centre. Clair Young, Liberal Democrat councillor for the Westerleigh ward on the South Gloucestershire to Bristol centre cycle path after workmen struck an uncharted sewage pipe. According to Liberal Democrat councillor for Westerleigh: “Work should start again shortly for completion […]