Palestine Solidarity Campaign outside Sports Direct.

Quick Thinking Saves #BoycottPuma Demo

Bristol Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) gathered outside Sports Direct in Broadmead yesterday (July 10) as part of a national day of action against sports apparel brand Puma.  The demo was billed as a joint event by Bristol PSC and Easton Cowgirls football team, with the latter scheduled to play football outside Sports Direct to draw in members of the public. However, due to a planning … Continue reading Quick Thinking Saves #BoycottPuma Demo

Kill The Bill on the M32 motorway. A protester stands in front of traffic with a placard reading "This is a Peaceful Protest".

Kill The Bill in Bristol as PCSC Bill Returns to Parliament

Two hundred people marched through Bristol and blocked the M32 as Kill The Bill returned to Bristol with a bang yesterday (July 3).  The protest comes just two days before the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts (PCSC) Bill enters Parliament for a third reading, having been passed through committee stage over the last few weeks.  If passed, the PCSC Bill will have ‘a chilling effect … Continue reading Kill The Bill in Bristol as PCSC Bill Returns to Parliament

NHS Staff Lead protest for ‘Restorative’ Pay Uplift

NHS staff led a rally and march through Bristol today against government cuts and to call for a restorative pay uplift.  The protest, organized by grassroots group NHS Workers Say No Bristol and Protect Our NHS, rides on a wave of resentment within the NHS over the government’s announcement of a 1% pay rise for NHS staff.  In a statement, Alex Oldham, of NHS Workers … Continue reading NHS Staff Lead protest for ‘Restorative’ Pay Uplift