Orchestra for recovering addicts debut performance in Bristol

Orchestra for recovering addicts debut performance in Bristol

Bristol’s very own Recovery Orchestra have performed for the first time today at the Unitarian Meeting Hall on Brunswick Square. It was formed by Bristol Drugs Project, bringing together recovering addicts through their love of music. Conductor, Jonathan James, said: ‘It’s completely different… you get the stories of this community, it makes it such a […]

Rebellion Day ‘die-in’ protest coming to Cabot Circus tomorrow

Rebellion Day ‘die-in’ protest coming to Cabot Circus tomorrow

Campaigners from Extinction Bristol are calling on campaigners to gather outside House of Fraser at 10 am Cabot circus tomorrow, for a peaceful demonstration to draw attention to climate change. The XR Choir will sing and protesters will then hold a die-in, where all activists drop to the floor, to draw attention to the impact […]

Bedminster Street becomes walk through Advent Calendar

Bedminster Street becomes walk through Advent Calendar

Residents from a street in Bedminster have used their Facebook neighbour’s group to bring a little Christmas cheer to their street. 24 of the 83 houses in Lime Road will reveal a different illuminated bay window in the countdown to Christmas. One of the organisers, Steve Bailey, said that his family’s giant candles and love hearts, […]

Bristol celebrates National Elf Service Day

Bristol celebrates National Elf Service Day

Look out for an influx of elves across the city today celebrating National Elf Service Day. This is the second year of the event, organised by Bristol-based charity Above and Beyond, which focuses on raising funds for local hospitals. People across the city are dressing up as elves and holding fundraising events ranging from candy […]

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 […]

Weekend Weather

There will be rain with sunny intervals this weekend in Bristol. The temperature on Saturday will be 12°C  with showers in the morning and heavy rain following in the afternoon. On Saturday night the temperature will drop to 5°C with clear skies. Sunday will have a high  of 10°C with a few clouds but the […]

Weekend weather: dry and bright

People going to Bristol’s Christmas markets this weekend will be pleased to hear it will be warming up. Saturday will see highs of 10°C but will remain overcast throughout the morning. It will become brighter as the day goes on remaining dry with sunny intervals. It will cool down overnight with highs of 3° C Sunday will be […]

Weather: Dry and bright for most but it’ll be windy

Today, It will be dry and bright day with hazy sunshine throughout. It will be windy though with gusts particularly in the southwest bringing a maximum temperature of 11 °C. Tonight, It will be a dry but cloudy night for most. Some hill fog is likely but the winds will become lighter with a minimum temperature of 3 °C. […]

Weather: Cold but sunny weekend for Bristolians

Saturday will be chilly and breezy with sunny spells and scattered showers and maximum temperatures of 12 °C, according to the Met Office. The showers will be mainly along northern and western coasts with many places remaining dry. Saturday afternoon is expected to be sunny but with a temperature that can drop to 2 °C. Sunday is expected […]