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Time to declare: climate activism in the world of cricket

On Wednesday May 11 the Jessop room of the Gloucester County Cricket Ground was filled with an unusual crowd.  Club executives, fans and players sat

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We Need Space: New Film on Land Rights, the Environment and the Right to Protest

Throughout Bristol’s Kill The Bill campaign last year, one constant barrier between protesters and the public was communicating what “Kill The Bill” actually meant. The

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Fixing Shoes With Sellotape: Cost of Living Crisis Rally in Broadmead

Yesterday, energy bills for households across the nation rose by 50% or more, adding to a rising cost of living that is leaving many facing

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Win for Protest Rights as Christian Climate Activist Conviction Quashed

Climate activist Reverend Sue Parfitt has had a conviction for obstruction overturned by a judge at Bristol Crown Court this afternoon.  Speaking from outside the

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Drumming Up Resistance: XR Samba and the Crackdown on Noisy Protest

Soundtrack to a thousand memories of roadblocks, marches and stand-offs with the police, the pounding rhythms of the samba band have arguably done more to

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Kill The Bill: One Year On – Part 1

This is part one of a two-part series looking back on one year of Kill The Bill in Bristol and asking what lessons can be

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Kill The Bill: One Year On – Part 2

This is the second part of a two-part series looking at the legacy of Bristol’s Kill The Bill movement one year after the first protest.

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Bridging the Divide: Angry Workers Come to Bristol

Block a road in protest and you’re criticised for stopping people getting to work. Boycott a business and you’re doing people out of a job.

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Emotions Rise as University Strikes Continue Into Third Week

The mood was heavy amongst striking staff at the University of Bristol this morning, and even the bright pink woolly hats adorning the heads of

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Super Saturday Roundup 12/02/22

Saturday, February 12, saw a Super Saturday of protests for Bristol with six demos, some large, some small, happening across the city centre.  Anyone would

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