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The oldest continuously working theatre in the English-speaking world has opened its doors after a £26m revamp. The Bristol Old Vic, which…
Comedy Garden favourite Reginald D Hunter headlines a simply stunning line-up in the Big Top. The Have I Got News For You…
The build has taken a year to complete – but the venue is confident it’s been worth the wait What’s new at…
Brunel’s wrought iron masterpiece, the Clifton Suspension Bridge, is much more than just a bridge – and there’s more to see than the…
Bristol’s M SHED: Wildlife Photographer of the Year. The renowned wildlife photography competition from the Natural History Museum is back with 100…
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Hospital apologises 'unreservedly' following deaths of 31 patients who caught coronavirus
by Harriet Brewis on September 10, 2020 at 9:35 pm
A hospital has "apologised unreservedly" to grieving families following the deaths of 31 patients who had contracted Covid-19 on its wards.
Young Extinction Rebellion activists block Clifton Suspension Bridge in Bristol
by Sean Morrison on August 27, 2020 at 11:58 pm
Young Extinction Rebellion (XR) protesters have blocked a bridge in Bristol as part of planned demonstrations over the Bank Holiday weekend.
Extinction Rebellion plans UK-wide protests and roadblocks over bank holiday weekend
by Rebecca Speare-Cole on August 27, 2020 at 1:57 pm
Extinction Rebellion plans to stage protests across the UK over bank holiday weekend, targeting airports and blocking roads.
Massive tornado-like waterspout seen over Bristol Channel amid UK storms
by Ellena Cruse on August 17, 2020 at 8:06 am
An enormous tornado-like waterspout has been caught on camera swirling over the Bristol Channel.
Comedians share support for Russell Howard after star 'storms out' of gig
by Kimberley Bond on August 14, 2020 at 4:48 pm
The stand-up is thought to have cut his set short after he spotted a member of the audience filming him
Hunt for mum and son, 2, missing after Ryanair flight to Spain
by James Hockaday on September 16, 2020 at 3:46 pm
Zivile Jokubonyte's departure was 'unexpected' and she has not been in touch with her mum since September 4.
Group named after slave trader Edward Colston disbanded after 275 years
by Jordan King on September 14, 2020 at 2:22 pm
Members of the Colston Society voted to disband the organisation completely rather than simply change its name.
Weekend of Extinction Rebellion protests starts with bridge blocking
by Nicole Vassell on August 28, 2020 at 2:12 pm
Prince Street Bridge in Bristol is currently being blocked by an elephant constructed by the activist group.
Man, 22, arrested after car deliberately driven at NHS worker in racist attack
by Elisa Menendez on August 3, 2020 at 10:39 am
21-year-old K suffered serious injuries in the attack, including a broken cheekbone, nose and leg.
Black Lives Matter sculpture replacing Edward Colston statue removed by Bristol council
by Lucy Middleton on July 16, 2020 at 6:47 am
It has now been taken to a museum for the artist to either 'collect or donate'.