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May 25 2018 Thumbnail Image

What South Bristol families are doing about climate change

TWO FAMILIES from Knowle are doing their bit to tackle climate change as part of One Home – a new project which encourages Bristolians to make simple lifestyle choices to reduce carbon emissions. .. Read More

May 25 2018 Thumbnail Image

Robots aren't people, so we should not grant them legal 'personhood', says South Bristol expert

A PROFESSIONAL working in the field of robotics is backing calls to halt European Union plans to grant robots ‘electronic personhood’ – fearing it would be a threat to humanity. European lawmakers and manufacturers are in debate about the legal status of robots - and whether it is machines or human beings who should bear responsibility for their actions. .. Read More

May 16 2018 Thumbnail Image

Vegfest moves to South Bristol as we talk to founder Tim Barford

VegFest is now a national event, but it started in Bristol. It used to be held on the Harbourside, but now it's moved to South Bristol, at Ashton Gate stadium from May 26-27. The Voice's Beccy Golding talks to Tim Barford, founder of Vegfest [more in the June Voice, delivered from May 24].. Read More

March 23 2018 Thumbnail Image

My dream job as a zoo vet by Totterdown's Rowena Killick

Rowena has saved a mother gorilla and her baby, and caught lemurs falling out of trees – no wonder this Totterdown vet doesn't want another job.. Read More

March 23 2018 Thumbnail Image

Wonderful windows that inspired South Bristol

Wonderful windows that inspired South Bristol.. Read More

March 24 2017 Thumbnail Image

Rebecca's rescuing the fantasy novel

Rebecca Lloyd wrote her book Oothangbart in  2000, but didn’t submit it to a publisher – “I couldn’t imagine anyone would grasp it, or want to publish it, because publishers want books they are sure will sell.” .. Read More

February 24 2017 Thumbnail Image

Small employers warned they may need to provide pensions

Voice backs event to help small businesses with new pensions law.. Read More

January 19 2017

Come ride with me at South Bristol's brilliant cycle centre

T’S NO secret that if more of us took to two wheels instead of four, not only would we start to feel a bit healthier, but Bristol’s famously congested roads might become a bit easier to use. There are lots of reasons why people don’t choose a bicycle to get around. Lack of confidence; not feeling fit enough; not knowing how to fix it; not having ridden for decades – the list is endless. But at the Bristol Family Cycling Centre in Hengrove, they have an answer to every one – and some reasons you never thought of in the first place. .. Read More

November 25 2016

I'm dreaming of a green Christmas

Whether you are an extremist who knits your own stockings from that organic sheep you keep in your garden, or you prefer to toss your conscience out of your frost-glazed, bulb-festooned window in December, here are some ideas for guilt-free festivities from Alex Morss.. Read More

October 28 2016 Thumbnail Image

Bedminster embroiderers create a map to fill a gap

HISTORIC Ashton Gatehouse is now back on the map thanks to the creative mind of all-round artist Vicky Harrison... Read More