Save the Bear – Save the Bearpit – Manifesto

Save the Bear – Save the Bearpit – Manifesto

Last October, without prior discussion of any kind, Bristol City council served legal papers on The Bearpit Improvement Group (BIG) and Peoples Republic of Stokes Croft (PRSC) for removal of all assets (including the bear sculpture, performance space, and community...
Winning Photos for ‘Proper Bristol’ announced

Winning Photos for ‘Proper Bristol’ announced

After a successful public ballot which received almost 1,400 votes on paper and online, PRSC is thrilled to announce the final results of the Proper Bristol Postcard Competition. Winner Big Jeff (by Paul Blakemore) The final results of this public ballot offer an...
A van for Jeff

A van for Jeff

I’m coming out of work stressed and late, feeling angry at the modern world for being so hard to cope with. Head down, rushing home, scowling at the pavement as I go, listing life’s little injustices in my head – all the minor problems that built...
Westmoreland House: going, going, gone…

Westmoreland House: going, going, gone…

Westmoreland House, Stokes Croft’s iconic derelict playground, will be gone by Christmas. Even before Burning Candy painted the giant skull and crocodile on its upper stories, the gutted hulk of Westmoreland House was a symbol of the dilapidation of Stokes...