Elizabeth Shaw chocolate factory: Residents protest in Easton against luxury housing

Elizabeth Shaw chocolate factory: Residents protest in Easton against luxury housing

Residents of Greenbank and Easton blocked the streets in protest of the new luxury housing development in the area. The plans, approved by Bristol City Council, would build luxury housing and apartments on the site of the former Elizabeth Shaw chocolate factory on Co-operation Road. Local residents were joined by the tenants’ union Acorn, who […]

Protesters storm new Castle Bridge at Finzels Reach

Protesters storm new Castle Bridge at Finzels Reach

Protesters interrupted the private launch of Finzels Reach Bridge – now officially named ‘Castle Bridge’ – after breaking through security fencing in Castle Park. The demonstration happened yesterday evening, as developers and council members attended the private event. The protesters formed a human barricade to prevent the guests exiting the bridge, calling for them to be forced to […]