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Bristol protests latest attack on trans rights

Standing in the road at the junction of St Augustine’s Parade and Baldwin Street, hundreds of people from Bristol’s LGBTQ+ community voiced their anger at…


Junior doctors protest ahead of strikes over pay

Junior doctors, applauded throughout the pandemic, have endured a 26% real terms pay cut since 2008, according to the British Medical Association (BMA), and…

Campaigners sidelined by council bee garden plans

Bristol City Council have proudly announced the installation of new bee-friendly bus stops across the city, less than six months after a similar installation…

Council mocked over climate inaction

Four years after declaring a climate emergency, Bristol council’s commitment to climate action was questioned by campaigners and an ironic birthday cake.

International Human Rights Day marked by rally

Human rights campaigners Bristol Outcry marked the anniversary with an afternoon of talks, poetry and music on College Green to raise awareness of human…

Rees-Mogg targeted by new campaign group

Environmental campaigners took action against local MP Jacob Rees-Mogg to call out his support of raw sewage being dumped in British waterways. 


COP 27 Climate March: in pictures

On an unseasonably warm November day, Bristolians gathered to mark the COP 27 climate summit, which many believe will fail to result in meaningful action…

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