Another digital screen proposed for Lawrence Hill: object now!

Despite the efforts of advertisers to cover Lawrence Hill in unwanted digital billboards, residents and councillors remain resolutely opposed. The community has been speaking out every time advertisers try and install a new intrusive screen in their neighbourhood – and it works! With your help we’ve successfully opposed seven applications for digital billboards in this…Continue reading Another digital screen proposed for Lawrence Hill: object now!

Message Recall – the podcast

Message Recall is a podcast series created by members of Adblock Bristol, discussing the history, tactics, and psychology of advertising in public spaces. Is it visual noise, or valid communication? This groundbreaking and entertaining treat for the ears is available for free online or on Spotify, Apple Podcasts and Simplecast. It is an easy, informative and…Continue reading Message Recall – the podcast

The environmental impacts of corporate advertising

The original article is published at the Wellbeing Economy Alliance. This article includes data for additional cities. The problem It is not hard to find reasons to dislike some forms of advertising. Among other things, advertising impacts communities by: Conveying sexist stereotypes, which likely increase body dissatisfaction, depression and lower self-esteem among the young public.  Fueling social injustice by…Continue reading The environmental impacts of corporate advertising

Digital screen proposed for Lawrence Hill, Bristol

The site used to have a paper billboard covering this vintage Whitbread sign. Billboard company Wildstone want to install a large digital advertising screen. Planning Reference: 21/00891/A | Upgrade existing 48-sheet advert to support digital poster. | 143 Lawrence Hill Bristol BS5 0BT You can log objections here on the Planning Portal at Bristol City Council:https://pa.bristol.gov.uk/online-applications/search.do?action=simpleThe closing date is…Continue reading Digital screen proposed for Lawrence Hill, Bristol