Squatters fight to keep Bearpit as their home

A group of people who would otherwise be homeless have taken over the Bearpit to protest Bristol City Council’s plans of turning it into a shopping area. The activists are living in containers and tents underneath the bear. They have turned a bus into their kitchen and get supplies from donations and shop bins. We […]

“Reclaim the Night”: Women marching for safer streets

The Bristol Student Union’s Women’s Network is hosting a march to demand a safer environment for women on Bristol’s streets at night. The national movement “Reclaim the Night” is meant to raise awareness of women’s safety and challenge the culture of victim blaming. Katherine Martin, head of the women’s equality party said: “It is important […]

Fare Share finish Bristol campaign against child poverty

Fare Share South West finished their week-long campaign against child poverty and hunger in schools around Bristol today. The “Big Breakfast Week” was meant to raise awareness of children going to school hungry. No child should go hungry- this is what we’ve been doing to change the picture in Bristol. Donate to our appeal today […]

Indian group aims to strengthen Bristol community

Indian group aims to strengthen Bristol community

A Bengali family have founded a new Indian community group, which is aiming to bring the community together by celebrating Indian culture. The group, Probashi Sanskritik Sangha, have recently put on an event called Durga Puja, the largest Bengali festival, which took place from 17 October – 20 October at the Cameron Centre in Lockleaze. […]