šŸš« (Another) Repsol advert banned for greenwashing šŸš«

The UK advertising watchdog has banned another Big Oil advert for greenwashing, following Adfree Citiesā€™ complaint. Spanish oil company Repsolā€™s advert was banned for misleadingly focusing on renewable hydrogen, when the firmā€™s production of this fuel type is not yet in operation and the vast proportion of Repsolā€™s business remains in fossil fuels.  The litmus…Continue reading šŸš« (Another) Repsol advert banned for greenwashing šŸš«

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Adfree Cities Newsletter – Special Hell Bus Edition, October 2023

This is a copy of our monthly newsletter. If you’d like to receive updates from Adfree Cities or your local Adblock group by email, sign up to our mailing lists now. This week, we bring you a special edition from the belly of the Hell Bus, as we continue our anti-greenwash tour across the country….Continue reading Adfree Cities Newsletter – Special Hell Bus Edition, October 2023

Success! Another advertising screen refused in Bristol

We’re delighted that anotherĀ double-sided digital advertising screen orĀ ‘BT Street Hub’Ā has beenĀ refusedĀ permission by BristolĀ Council. Big thanks to everyone who lodged objections, supported ourĀ Big Box protest tourĀ or came to ourĀ digital activism sessionsĀ last year, and to councillors who’ve been standing up to new advertising in Bristol….Continue reading Success! Another advertising screen refused in Bristol

A group of people stand in front of a billboard they have just put up. The billboard shows a banner reading "let's go get some local food" and images of local businesses and a woman with a dog looking at the businesses whilst on her other side is an ad for Mcdonald's

New DazCat design on Adblock Bristol’s community arts board

Our community arts billboard has a fresh new art design by local artist DazCat @dazcatgraff. The artwork celebrates community and local food in St Werburgh’s where the arts board is located, with a cheeky sideswipe at the billboards on the other side of Mina Rd roundabout which usually feature a (usually defaced) McBurger advert. With…Continue reading New DazCat design on Adblock Bristol’s community arts board

Join our summer sessions: How to get involved in Adfree Cities

Following our national conference in May, weā€™re running a series of lunchtime drop-in Zoom calls: ā€œGetting involved in Adfree Citiesā€. The calls are open to all and are an opportunity to chat to the Adfree Cities team and ask any questions you might have. We can share campaign tips and help you find the best…Continue reading Join our summer sessions: How to get involved in Adfree Cities