Object to YET more back-to-back digital advertising for Norwich! (part 2)

Following last week’s blog post, we’ve now found details of the extra 5 Street Hubs that BT are hoping to install in our city. And once again, we need your help to object. Every single objection counts, so please encourage your friends to speak out too!  Why are we objecting to the BT Street Hubs?…Continue reading Object to YET more back-to-back digital advertising for Norwich! (part 2)

Object to more back-to-back digital advertising for Norwich!

As you may have heard, BT is applying to install ‘Street Hubs’ throughout the UK – including many in Norwich. This is being reported in the local press as if it’s an uncontroversial ‘good thing’: predictably, that doesn’t tell the whole story. Why are we objecting to the BT Street Hubs? A BT Street Hub…Continue reading Object to more back-to-back digital advertising for Norwich!

Stop the Screen! Barking and Dagenham

Families in Dagenham, Essex are furious at Barking and Dagenham Council for allowing Clear Channel to install a huge digital advertising screen directly facing residential properties. By using outdated planning rules around ‘like for like’ advertising, Clear Channel have been able to replace an innocuous paper billboard with an Orwellian monstrosity without consulting the public or…Continue reading Stop the Screen! Barking and Dagenham

Digital billboard application receives over 240 objections from local residents in Bristol

Update 15th June 2021: Following the refusal of planning permission by Bristol City Council in March 2021, billboard company JCDecaux has appealed to the Planning Inspectorate to over-turn the Council’s decision. The appeal is being dealt with through the ‘Commercial Appeals Process’. Adblock Bristol are looking into options. Update 4th March 2021: This planning application…Continue reading Digital billboard application receives over 240 objections from local residents in Bristol

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