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April 26 2019

George Ferguson talks about 25 years of the Tobacco Factory

"I always thought of them as the mills of Bristol, and that they were fantastic.".. Read More

April 26 2019 Blues tribute in Totterdown's old cinema

Live music is prelude to film about blue legend Bessie Smith

JAZZ at the Movies returns to the Totterdown’s Old Picture House on May 10 with the film Bessie, the story of the pioneering blues singer of the 1920s and 30s, Bessie Smith. .. Read More

April 26 2019 Bedminster's secret gardens

Discover the hidden secrets in Bedminster's back gardens

IF YOU like visiting gardens (or are just a bit nosey), make a date for Bedminster’s Secret Gardens on Saturday June 15 and Sunday 16. .. Read More

April 09 2019 Misery of parking for BS3 residents exposed by survey

People are moving house because it is getting so hard to park

THE MOST comprehensive survey of public opinion ever undertaken in BS3 has found that the parking situation is so serious that people are moving house to avoid it. .. Read More

March 29 2019 New road could carry 20,000 vehicles a day, bringing pollution and hazards to schoolchildren, says Karin Smyth

MP refuses to back homes plan which includes Whitchurch Lane link

SOUTH Bristol’s Labour MP has taken the unusual step of not backing a major housing bid for government funds – because she thinks it could lead to a controversial new link road leading to Whitchurch Lane. .. Read More

March 29 2019 Protest at plans to build on Green Belt at southern edge of Bristol

Mayor denies that plans to build on Green Belt at Bishopsworth were hidden

THE CITY council is trying to “rip up the Green Belt and concrete over it by deception” in its latest housing masterplan pinpointing where homes will be built over the next two decades, a leading opposition councillor claims. .. Read More

March 29 2019 Bristol's stars of Gogglebox drop in on primary pupils

Pupils at Ilminster Avenue school quiz famous grandmothers Mary and Marina

TWO of the stars of TV’s Gogglebox visited a Knowle primary school to help celebrate their love of reading. .. Read More

March 29 2019 Hillcrest pupils grill the mayor

Totterdown students get to quiz Marvin Rees on everything from the environment to the arena

BRISTOL mayor Marvin Rees has faced difficult question from political opponents in the council chamber, in election meetings and on the streets, but rarely has he faced such a searching set of questions as he did at Hillcrest school. .. Read More