The dark scene of Bristol’s gay community

The dark scene of Bristol’s gay community

In 2018 Bristol was named one of UK’s hotspots for STD’s. The spread of syphilis and gonorrhoea is caused by unprotected sex, and recent studies indicate that since the medicine PreP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis, use of anti-HIV medications to keep HIV negative people from becoming infected with the virus) have been on the market, STD’s have […]

Bristol communities come together after New Zealand terror attack

Bristol communities come together after New Zealand terror attack

Muslims in Bristol say they feel safe but fear for their mosque in the wake of the terrorist attack in New Zealand. The Easton Jamia Masjid has called for volunteers to guard the mosque at night, and during Friday prayers. They are looking for volunteers who would stand in as security guards. A week has […]

Lack diversity within the media and academic world

Lack diversity within the media and academic world

Recently 100 black and minority ethnic journalist wrote to editors across the country to denounce a lack of diversity that has led to a ‘long litany of inadequacies in newsroom coverage of race and how stories about non-white people are covered’. A survey conducted by the Reuters and BBC indicates that the figures are far […]

A new technology centre is being built in Bristol

A new technology centre is being built in Bristol

A multi-million pound centre for aerospace technology is going to be in Bristol. The Global Technology Centre will be based in Filton, and is expected to open in 2020. Where it will focus on the manufacturing and assembly of aircraft structures. £32million research and development hub is funded by the giant GKN Aerospace, and the government’s Aerospace […]

A total service blackout has affected millions of O2 customers

A total service blackout has affected millions of O2 customers

If you experienced problems with your 02 phone, you weren’t the only one. Due to a global software issue, a total of 32 million customers are thought have been affected with phones failing to show any data connection. The blackout occurred early on Thursday and ended this morning. Customers using Sky, Tesco Mobile, GiffGaff and […]

Bristol boy being questioned by police after bringing knife to school

Bristol boy being questioned by police after bringing knife to school

A 12-year-old boy is being questioned by police after reports a pupil was brandishing a knife outside a Bristol school. The boy was filmed showing off a large knife outside Downend school. The footage emerged on November 30 and was shared by parents to the BBC. An Avon and Somerset police spokesman said: “A 12-year-old […]

Bristol to get £4m to boost creative industries

Bristol is to get £4million to boost its creative industries, the government has announced. The cash, part of a £20m national budget, aims to inspire and attract new talent, boost skills, and provide education. The package was announced by Creative Industries Minister Margot James who said it will help to increase the diversity of the sector’s […]

Brexit in Bristol: small independent businesses fear the outcome

Brexit in Bristol: small independent businesses fear the outcome

Independent business owners of Bristol fear the worst for the outcome of Brexit. Although a finalised agreement hasn’t been agreed on, owners who import goods are worried that it will have critical impact on their livelihood. On Glouscester road there is a small shop that sells toys, and books from Scandinavia. Owned by Swedish born […]