As the winter solstice passes, we’re reflecting on a brilliant year in which you lovely Bristolians have helped us block new billboards, pass a ground-breaking ethical advertising policy and rally support for residents living near to two of Bristol’s most monstrous digital screens. Thank you!! Here’s our 2021 round up, in case it didn’t come your…Continue reading Bristol: Thanks for all your Adblocking in 2021!
Media company JCDecaux is proposing to build five new digital billboards in Lambeth. The billboards would be free-standing, measuring 6.2 m x 3.1 m, and placed right next to busy roads at Waterloo Roundabout, Atkins Road, Westminster Bridge Road and two in Kennington. Adblock Lambeth has so far successfully objected to 4 billboard applications, but…Continue reading Ad companies chase big payday – FIVE digital boards planned for Lambeth
More than 1,700 Bristol residents have signed Adblock Bristol’s petition to Mayor Marvin Rees calling for the removal of two giant illuminated advertising screens overlooking the M32 in Easton. “Anyone who thinks these giant screens should remain can’t have the misfortune of living near them.” David, Easton Today we presented the petition to the City…Continue reading Petition delivered! 1700 Bristol residents ask Mayor to take down giant M32 advertising screens
Planning applications for 24 new freestanding illuminated billboards were submitted in one big corporate-colonial dump on Lambeth planning portal in November. Under the plans, these neo-modern monoliths will stand sentinel to the nightmare of want for miles of heavily-footed pavement across the borough. Picture Harrison Ford grimly pounding the streets of urban dystopia, haunted by…Continue reading 24 billboards – Blade Runner future threatens Lambeth
Following last week’s blog post, we’ve now found details of the extra 5 Street Hubs that BT are hoping to install in our city. And once again, we need your help to object. Every single objection counts, so please encourage your friends to speak out too! Why are we objecting to the BT Street Hubs?…Continue reading Object to YET more back-to-back digital advertising for Norwich! (part 2)
As you may have heard, BT is applying to install ‘Street Hubs’ throughout the UK – including many in Norwich. This is being reported in the local press as if it’s an uncontroversial ‘good thing’: predictably, that doesn’t tell the whole story. Why are we objecting to the BT Street Hubs? A BT Street Hub…Continue reading Object to more back-to-back digital advertising for Norwich!