Gentrification: how to make community ownership viable

Gentrification: how to make community ownership viable

Accompanying the launch of their share offer, the Stokes Croft Land Trust has joined forces with the Bristol Community Land Trust to bring you an evening of talks and discussions around the fascinating issues of gentrification and community ownership, with a line up of amazing guest speakers from across the co-op and community wealth building world, looking at everything from anti-gentrification to how you ensure local control through sustainable community ownership.

Tesco’s Alcohol Habit

Tesco’s Alcohol Habit

Ten years ago Tesco sneakily gained planning permission to open on Cheltenham Road, inspiring the No Tesco in Stokes Croft campaign. Tesco still opened, but without late opening or a liquor license, thanks to the local campaigners. Fast forward to today, Tesco are at...
Local Media – Bristol Be Doing It For Themselves

Local Media – Bristol Be Doing It For Themselves

With venues closed and performances socially distanced at best, some Bristol cultural hubs have been turning to alternative ways to reach their audiences. Are we witnessing the birth of a new culture of Bristol community led media?

Save the Bear – Save the Bearpit – Full Council Meeting

Save the Bear – Save the Bearpit – Full Council Meeting

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...