Bristol takes top spot as UK’s most artistic city 2019

Bristol takes top spot as UK’s most artistic city 2019

Bristol has been voted the most artistic city of 2019. The survey was conducted by Premier Inn, and is based on a number of factors including how many art museums and live music gigs are in the area. Famously known for being the home of both Banksy and Europe’s largest street art festival, Upfest, Bristol […]

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 […]

Bristol Old Vic celebrates young company’s 25th anniversary

Bristol Old Vic celebrates young company’s 25th anniversary

Bristol Old Vic’s young company Over 400 young people from across Bristol will take to the stage tomorrow to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Old Vic’s young company. As part of the one-day theatre festival to mark the anniversary of the largest youth theatre company outside London, Spark Theatre Makers, Bristol Old Vic’s disabled […]

Bristol council’s clean air plan delayed to December 2019

Bristol council’s clean air plan delayed to December 2019

Bristol council will submit its proposed initiatives to tackle air pollution by December 2019, a full year after the original deadline planned in 2018. Mayor of Bristol, Marvin Rees said: “We have confirmed the actions we are taking to develop an effective and inclusive clean air plan for Bristol that remains on target to achieve compliance […]

Mangotsfield police raid: Cannabis farm shut down

Mangotsfield police raid: Cannabis farm shut down

Cannabis plants seized by police in Mangotsfield. Image@ASPStapleHill An extensive underground cannabis farm in Mangotsfield has been shut down by Avon and Somerset police. Officers executed a warrant in Long Road yesterday and seized over 100 substantial cannabis plants. Officers from Staple Hill police station described the farm as a ‘professional growing set up.’ Two […]

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