Michele Curtis - creator of Seven Saints of St Pauls, Bristol

Virtual street art tour of St Pauls to feature in second annual Adfree Cities conference

St Pauls in Bristol will be one of four locations around the UK playing ‘virtual’ host to the Adfree Cities national conference. The free half-day conference, next Saturday 7th November, is organised by members of local campaigning group Adblock Bristol. Anyone can register to attend for free at https://adfreecities.org.uk/conference2020  Michele Curtis of the Iconic Black…Continue reading Virtual street art tour of St Pauls to feature in second annual Adfree Cities conference

Digital billboard application for St Anne’s junction

Update 14th July 2020. The planning Inspectorate has upheld the refusal. However, this was only on the grounds of road safety, not amenity. Update 20th April 2020. The applicant has appealed this refusal. Update 17th December 2019. This application has been refused by Bristol City Council on the grounds of road safety and amentiy. Thank…Continue reading Digital billboard application for St Anne’s junction

New screens proposed for Avonmead roundabout

Update September 2019: See our new blog post here for the latest news on this development. UPDATE Feb 2019: Adblock success! Bristol City Council has REJECTED this application on highway safety grounds. You can read the full summary online here:  The inspector noted that “the risk of motorists being distracted or dazzled would be great”,…Continue reading New screens proposed for Avonmead roundabout

Let’s say no to more huge screens on St Philips Causeway

Update 9th August 2019: The appeal was concluded on 27th June 2019 and the decision was split. This means that the rejection was upheld for sign B, but permission was granted for Insite Poster Properties to proceed with construction of sign A, subject to certain conditions. You can read the report in more detail by entering…Continue reading Let’s say no to more huge screens on St Philips Causeway

Join us at our next organising meeting: Wednesday 21 November 2018

Our monthly organising meetings are open to anyone who’s interested in planning and delivering the campaign for an ad-free Bristol, and related activities. Maybe you have an idea you’d like to share, or want to know how you can get involved, or simply want to find out more. All are welcome. Next meeting: Date: Wednesday…Continue reading Join us at our next organising meeting: Wednesday 21 November 2018

Success! 34 digital advertising screens rejected by Bristol City Council

We’re delighted to say that Bristol City Council have rejected the proposals for 34 new digital advertising screens on our streets, which we first reported on here. Thank you Bristol City Council, and big thank you to everyone who objected to the proposals – your voices will have helped the Council step up and say…Continue reading Success! 34 digital advertising screens rejected by Bristol City Council