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Apply to be Adblock Bristol’s new Arts Coordinator

Adblock Bristol is looking for an Arts Coordinator to manage our community arts billboard and work with our Arts group to develop projects that showcase arts instead of corporate advertising. This is a voluntary role. Adblock strongly believes in our right to public space and that our communities are stronger without intrusive corporate messaging. We’re looking for…Continue reading Apply to be Adblock Bristol’s new Arts Coordinator

four people stand holding a banner reading "Adblock Bristol" they are smiling. Behind them is a large digital advertising screen.

Campaigners welcome Bristol Council’s ‘Local Plan’ – but what does it say?

Synopsis: Bristol City Council have added a new policy on advertisements to their Local Plan, which provides significant detail beyond national planning regulations. New criteria regarding when a new billboard could be said to harm the ‘amenity’ of an area should make it harder for advertisers to build large, new, intrusive screens in the city….Continue reading Campaigners welcome Bristol Council’s ‘Local Plan’ – but what does it say?

All aboard the anti-advertising wave for Black Friday

Read on for four easy tactics to resist advertising that promotes hyperconsumerism in the run up to Black Friday. As we enter November, Black Friday and the tidal wave of accompanying advertising for MORE. THINGS. is getting ever closer. Climate crisis? Who cares. Cost of living crisis? Who cares. Not advertising, the mouthpiece and pollution-spewing…Continue reading All aboard the anti-advertising wave for Black Friday

Don’t advertise here: Somerset Council bans polluting car, airline, fossil fuel ads.

In exciting news from southwest UK, Somerset Council has adopted a new advertising policy that calls an end to advertising for fossil fuels, vehicles powered by petrol, diesel or hybrid power, and airlines, airports or flights across the Council’s highways assets. Specifically targeted at the council’s 120 roundabout adverts, the policy is nevertheless by far the most…Continue reading Don’t advertise here: Somerset Council bans polluting car, airline, fossil fuel ads.