Bristol’s first ever zero-waste shop opens

Bristol’s first ever zero-waste shop opens

Bristol’s first ever zero-waste shop, Zero Green has opened in North Street in Bedminster. The shop, which sells essential items such as pasta and rice, to washing powder and shampoo, using gravity dispensers in a bid to completely cut out plastic packaging. The concept is that you bring in whatever containers you have at home […]

Bristol’s first virtual reality lab opens

Bristol’s first virtual reality lab opens

A landmark new facility establishing Bristol as a global leader in the development of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) and content has officially opened its doors. The world’s first VR ribbon cutting marked the official opening of the Bristol VR Lab. Wearing a headset with no real scissors in sight, West of England mayor […]

Bristol Temple Meads station to close for 5 days over Easter

Bristol Temple Meads station to close for 5 days over Easter

Bristol Temple Meads will close for five days over the Easter weekend, with passengers being unable to catch or get off trains from Good Friday until the following Tuesday as engineering works take place. The majority of trains will stop at either Bath Spa, Bristol Parkway or Weston-super-Mare and passengers will have use replacement buses […]

University of Bristol to examine legacies of slavery

University of Bristol has become the first university in England to join an international team studying the legacy of the slave trade. The Bristol team, from the newly formed Centre for Black Humanities, is joining Universities Studying Slavery (USS), which is dedicated to developing a fuller picture of the Atlantic slave economy. It will allow institutions […]

Old Vic programme looks to tackle Bristol’s segregated city claim

A new programme from Bristol Old Vic theatre revealed this week aims to challenge the suggestion that Bristol is the UK’s “most segregated city”. Named under the banner of ‘Year of Change’, it has revealed a series of major productions designed to explore the context of unprecedented political, social economic and environmental changes in the […]

Photography: Bristol turns Autumnal

Get into an autumnal mood by enjoying our pictures of the colourful outdoors. Send us your pictures of Bristol’s stunning scenery to uwebristolwired@gmail.com. The most outstanding photos will be featured on our website. [metaslider id=6255]