Bespoke bicycles are about to become the new must have

Bicycle builders from around the world are gathering in Bristol this weekend for the annual Bespoked UK Handmade bicycle show.  Bespoke bicycles are becoming increasingly popular. This is because each body is different to the next, our legs are all different lengths and so are our torsos, and so a bicycle that fits our body individually […]

Student Union president disqualified from running a second term

The University of the West of England (UWE) Student Union (SU) presidential election campaign came to a close last night, but not without its own scandal. Two candidates felt disappointed with the SU’s decision to un-list them, just hours before the voting window closed. The controversy surrounds one candidate in particular, current SU president, Ahmd Emara. […]

Nearly 40% of bridges in Bristol deemed ‘sub-standard’

Nearly 40% of bridges in Bristol are deemed sub-standard and at risk of collapse. The recent RAC Foundation survey, carried out with the help of ADEPT National Bridges Group, found that 3,203 structures over 1.5m in span are now at risk when carrying heavy goods vehicles (HGV’s). Bristol is famously known for the Clifton suspension […]

Bristol schools praised by Ofsted for ‘significant improvements’

Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Sir Michael Wilshaw, yesterday gave praise to Bristol’s secondary schools for their improvement. Ofsted has published the fifth annual report acknowledging the improvement in education since his appointment as Chief of Ofsted in 2010. Sir Michael Wilshaw’s speech highlighted, “Bristol and numerous other areas that have seen significant improvements in […]

Rugby: Bath vs Bristol Aviva Premiership playoff

Bath are set to host Bristol this evening for the first time in the Premiership since 2009, which saw Bristol relegated. Bristol, currently bottom of the league, face Bath who comfortably sit in third place with 26 points. Bristol have suffered seven defeats in a row in this seasons Aviva Premiership, fans are desperate for […]

Bristol Mayor raises flag for LGBT victims

Bristol‘s Mayor Marvin Rees is due to attend a Transgender Day of Remembrance event later today. The day encourages people to remember those around the world who have been murdered because of hatred towards their gender identity. The event has been organised by Bristol University, The SU at UWE, LGBT Bristol and the Bristol City Council. The Mayor will raise a […]