Bristol News

B247: Old Market gains Pop Up Supershop

The December edition of Greater Bristol's alternative and ethically owned newspaper, B247, is available now from community centres, Libraries and and shops. As well as a feature on LGBT nightlife coming to the festive Spiegeltent, there is a profile of a pop up “DIY Supermarket” in the heart of Bristol's gay village on Old Market Street. The supermarket features intriguing and interesting present ideas from local craftspeople and artisans and is perfect for those stocking fillers you won't find in the mainstream shops.

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Catching Up with House Night in B247 Paper

The August issue of local magazine B247 is out now, available from community centres, libraries and shops throughout the greater Bristol area.

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"Transphobia" in Local Mag Raises Issues

The Bristolian, a formerly left wing anarchist newsletter known for its scabrous humour and ad hominem attacks on local politicians, both Labour and Conservative, did have a widespread audience amongst the gay and trans communities during its period edited by Ian Bone.

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Uproar as Fundamentalist Posters Appear

Tributes Paid to Pro-Gay Fire Chief Pearson

Tributes have been paid to Kevin Pearson from Avon Fire And Rescue, who has died after a short illness.  The BBC reported that Mr Pearson had been head of the Fire Service for sixteen years.  In 2007, a row erupted after homophobic fire fighters shone lights at gay men engaged in the now perfectl

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You may have seen on local television channel Made in Bristol that local drag queens have been on story telling duties for youngsters at local libraries.


Amid the myriad of flyposters and stickers that seem to hold most of central Bristol together, a new grass roots feminist campaign against pornography has appeared, with slogans on lamp-posts in pa


The Keynsham based small newspaper The Week in says that witnesses are appealed for after a gay man was abused and assaulted in North Common.


South London community station Radio Jackie reports that a new statement from HIV charity the Terrence Higgins Trust in the capital reveals that one in seven people living with the virus a

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