As the Christmas ad avalanche reached break-neck pace, activists in Prague braved the cold and the anger of advertisers to take action against an aggressively bright digital ad screen they argued was blighting views in the historic old city. …Continue reading Cover-up action in Prague against bright digital ad screen
We’re delighted that another double-sided digital advertising screen or ‘BT Street Hub’ has been refused permission by Bristol Council. Big thanks to everyone who lodged objections, supported our Big Box protest tour or came to our digital activism sessions last year, and to councillors who’ve been standing up to new advertising in Bristol….Continue reading Success! Another advertising screen refused in Bristol
You are invited to join us for Adblock Lambeth’s next day of action, which will be happening on the streets of Lambeth on Saturday 3rd June. The plan is a simple one – to cover as many of Lambeth’s digital advertising monoliths as we can with anti-advertising slogan tape!…Continue reading JOIN US FOR OUR NEXT ADBLOCK LAMBETH DAY OF ACTION ON SATURDAY JUNE 3RD
New research from inside the advertising industry links outdoor advertising to increased sales, with potential consequences for us all. …Continue reading New research promotes outdoor advertising, here’s why we should all be worried
Hot on the heels of a very positive recent meeting between Adblock Cardiff and CardiffCouncil (with very welcome support from our colleagues at Adfree Cities), the group havehad a chance to object to a real-life example of unnecessary and wasteful public advertising. Clear Channel UK recently applied to erect a new advertising screen as part…Continue reading Bus stops don’t need ad screens!
With local elections coming up on 5th May 2022, we have the perfect opportunity to get advertisements on the political agenda. Find out if there is a local election happening near you here. You can then contact your local political parties to get the contact details of all the candidates for the election or search…Continue reading Use local elections to get advertising on the political agenda!