Residents’ victory as another billboard removed in St Werburgh’s

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

Two large digital screens proposed for Bath Road, Totterdown

Update 23rd April 2020We’re sorry to report that permission for one of these two screens has been granted. We’ve explained the convoluted process that lead to this decision in this blog. Advertising giants JC Decaux have submtted a planning application for two large new digital advertising screens on Bath Road, Totterdown. 1. Go to planningonline.bristol.gov.uk/search and enter…Continue reading Two large digital screens proposed for Bath Road, Totterdown

“Does my ad look big in this?” – Guest Talk with Nadia Craddock

“Does my ad look big in this?” – Feminist responses to corporate advertising A guest talk with Nadia Craddock Tuesday 4th December 2018 7pm Mild West Room, Hamilton House, Stokes Croft, BS1 3QY Facebook event Feminist movements were amongst the earliest agitators against sexism in consumer marketing. From the consciousness-raising cultures of women’s groups of…Continue reading “Does my ad look big in this?” – Guest Talk with Nadia Craddock

Spark: measuring what matters in St Werburghs

As part of the ongoing community arts billboard project in St Werburghs, artist Bill Posters recently spent three days talking to local residents about what’s important, and what’s not important to them, about their local community.   At the same time, over 60 surveys were completed by residents providing an opportunity to have their say….Continue reading Spark: measuring what matters in St Werburghs

Remove abandoned billboards that blight our city

Press release: 2 August 2018 A local Green councillor for Clifton Down in Bristol has successfully applied for an unsightly abandoned billboard on Whiteladies Road to be removed. Her work follows successful campaigns by local communities across Bristol to remove billboards in St Werburghs, St Pauls and Christmas Steps, and continuing work by the campaign…Continue reading Remove abandoned billboards that blight our city