Adblock Bristol coordinator

Campaign coordinator, Adblock Bristol (voluntary role) Are you looking for a great volunteering opportunity where you can effect real change in your city, and gain valuable experience in campaigning and volunteer coordination? We’re looking for a coordinator for the Adblock Bristol campaign, to work with our fantastic team of volunteers towards a happier city free…Continue reading Adblock Bristol coordinator

Bristol petition: let’s end advertising for climate-wrecking products

Right now, Bristol City Council is drafting a new policy that will decide what can and can’t be advertised on sites that it controls – including many billboards and bus stops across the city. We’re calling on the Council to show national leadership and end advertising for high carbon products such as: ads for airlines…Continue reading Bristol petition: let’s end advertising for climate-wrecking products

Digital billboard application receives over 200 objections from local residents

Advertising giant JCDecaux have applied to put a large digital advertising screen at the junction of Bedminster Down Road and Parson Street. The proposal is for the removal of four existing billboard hoarding panels and installation of one illuminated display. Over 200 Bristol residents have objected via the council website with comments about light pollution…Continue reading Digital billboard application receives over 200 objections from local residents

Visual noise or valid communication? Message Recall podcast

Message Recall is a recently launched, ongoing podcast series discussing the history, tactics, and psychology of advertising in public spaces. There are now two 30 minute-long episodes of this groundbreaking and entertaining treat for the ears, available for free online or on Spotify, Apple Podcasts and Simplecast. Created by members of Adblock Bristol, this podcast…Continue reading Visual noise or valid communication? Message Recall podcast

Campaigners reject HSBC’s ‘net-zero ambition’, targeting billboards over ‘climate colonialism’

Activists in 10 UK cities have covered billboards and bus stops with spoof HSBC adverts, accusing HSBC of ‘climate colonialism’ and demanding the bank end its financing of fossil fuels, detention centres and climate destruction. Over 250 billboards, bus stops and tube ads featuring HSBC advertisements have been hijacked (IMAGES HERE), including in London and…Continue reading Campaigners reject HSBC’s ‘net-zero ambition’, targeting billboards over ‘climate colonialism’