In a very disappointing move, Bristol City Council recently voted to end Discretionary Business Rate Relief, meaning CICs and non-profits LIKE US are set to be slammed with another huge bill from April 2024.
Local elections are fast approaching – here’s why it’s important to use your vote, who you can vote for, loads of hustings events, and some additional reading materials.
The questions of where people are and aren’t allowed to sleep, and what services are available to them have become ever more urgent. Step forward Richard Drake of the Bristol Homeless Forum who will use this session to offer a personal view on services available pre-COVID, what’s changed during COVID and how it might change coming out. Part of the School of Activism 2.0 curriculum.
On the 12th June a graffiti artist was detained by police in St Werburghs for painting in the Mina Road Tunnel. Anyone who knows the area would probably be surprised to hear this- the tunnel has been one of the few tolerated (if not officially sanctioned) painting spots in the city for more than a decade.
Come and meet the council candidates fighting for a socialist future for our city.
Ursa the bear has finally been evicted from her home in the Bearpit on the orders of Mayor Marvin Rees and Deputy Mayor Asher Craig.
Opening night- 6-9pm on the 9th
A celebratory exhibition of the diverse and incredible artwork which the walls of the Bearpit have featured over the years. Open 9-17 August.