A newly released short film explores the highs and lows of life for travellers and van dwellers in Bristol caught between rents they cannot pay and a government that wants to criminalise their very way of life. Home, released on January 22 and available to watch here, is ‘a political documentary about the effects of the housing crisis in the UK,’ said the film’s maker … Continue reading New Documentary Connects Housing Crisis, Travellers and the PCSC Bill.
The destructive scheme to expand Bristol Airport has been given the green light by inspectors. Following a public inquiry from July to October last year, inspectors yesterday (February 2) returned a long-awaited verdict in favour of the airport’s appeal against an earlier decision by North Somerset Council to deny planning permission. The expansion raises Bristol Airport’s passenger cap from 10 million per year to 12 … Continue reading Bristol Airport Expansion Given Go Ahead
Last Wednesday evening, under cover of darkness, an XR Youth activist spray painted the word “Greenwashed” on the wall of Senate House, the University of Bristol’s administration building, just metres away from the headquarters of University security, In a statement, XR Youth Bristol explained that they carried out the action (on January 26) to challenge Bristol University’s acceptance of money for research and consultancy from … Continue reading XR Youth Greenwash Action Targets University