Advertising giant JCDecaux wants to put a large digital advertising screen at the junction of Bedminster Down Road and Parson Street. The screen would be capable of showing six adverts per minute – designed to distract passing motorists, but having an intolerable impact on the people who live nearby, as well as the children who…Continue reading NO NEW DIGITAL SCREENS IN BEDMINSTER
Adfree Cities has written a template response to the CMA survey, to help you quickly and easily make a submission….Continue reading Competition and Markets Authority Survey on Misleading Environmental Claims
In November 2020, Adfree Cities hosted the UK’s second annual anti-advertising conference. (More info and copies of presentations here.) We heard from several exciting organisations that are campaigning for spaces free from the deceptive messages of corporate advertising. These included climate charity Possible and thinktank the New Weather Institute who have launched their Badvertising campaign…Continue reading Our #AdfreeCities conference 2020
by Simon Davis A vibrant new artwork inviting our appreciation of Bristol’s very own Angela Francis, has taken pride of place at Adblock Bristol’s Burg Arts billboard in St Werburghs. Angela’s friend and fellow artist Grace Kress (Shelby x studios) has playfully depicted Angela in her DJ Lady Gee persona. The piece celebrates the remarkable…Continue reading You are appreciated: celebrating grassroots revolutionaries
One local resident’s determination to get a bank advert removed from a quiet residential street has finally been successful. On Monday 12th October, contractors removed the hoarding from the side of a residential home on the corner of Horley Road and Mina Road in St Werburgh’s, Bristol. With help from Adblock Bristol, the residents have…Continue reading Residents’ victory as another billboard removed in St Werburgh’s
The Birmingham Adblock group have scored another success! The recent proposal for a digital billboard in Nechells, central Birmingham, has been denied! Scroll down for more opportunities to support the campaign in Birmingham.