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The fight is on to stop Tory cuts

26 October 2010
Anger at the Tories’ vicious assault on our services and jobs erupted onto the streets last Saturday as tens of thousands protested across the country—from Edinburgh to Bristol.

Loving anti-racist music in Bristol

27 July 2010
Love Music Hate Racism and Unite Against Fascism (UAF) were invited to this year’s World Village Festival in Southmead, Bristol.

Anti-cuts campaign at Bristol university

18 May 2010
The campaign against cuts erupted at Bristol university last week.

Protest in Bristol at leaders’ TV debate

23 April 2010
A lively demo greeted the leaders TV election debate in Bristol.

Campaigning against the Nazis

20 April 2010
Bristol Four groups of anti‑Nazi campaigners were out across Bristol last Saturday.

Bristol: the ‘riots’ that helped us speak out - and party

12 January 2010
Britain’s multi-racial music and street style is the subject of two new exhibitions – timely and revealing reminders of the ways society changed during the 1980s.

Andy Abel—a tribute

06 October 2009
Activists in Bristol organised a unique tribute to much-missed SWP member Andy Abel last week when this billboard appeared next to the M32 in Eastville. Over 200 attended a special event to celebrate Andy’s life last Saturday. Dave Merrick and Jeff Brewster would like to thank everyone who made it such a success.

Banksy versus Bristol Museum

21 July 2009
The popular artist Banksy has brought together over 100 pieces of work at an exhibition in Bristol. Banksy versus Bristol Museum sees him "remixing" the site in his own subversive manner. The exhibition is on until 31 August.

Tesco workers vote on relocation

07 July 2009
Members of the Unite union at Tesco’s distribution facility in Chepstow in Wales are set to be balloted for industrial action over the company’s decision to relocate them eight miles over the border in Avonmouth, Bristol.

Bristol College ballot on staffing review

16 June 2009
Workers at the City of Bristol College are balloting for strike action over job losses.

Bristol bins strike off as workers accept deal

09 June 2009
Refuse workers in the Unite union in Bristol have called off a planned all-out strike over pay, which was due to start on Wednesday of this week.

Refuse workers strike in Bristol

02 June 2009

Bristol bin workers strike

26 May 2009

Float rallies the anti-fascist fight in Bristol

12 May 2009
Around 150 people took part in a broad-based day of action against the BNP in Bristol last weekend. Councillor Bill Payne launched the events as a cavalcade of cars, lorries and bicycles moved off to tour east and central Bristol.

Last 'Bristol 3' postal worker wins reinstatement

30 September 2008
Kay Gibbs, the last of the "Bristol 3" – three CWU union members who were sacked after last year’s national postal workers’ strike – has been reinstated.

Bristol paramedics must dial 999 for support

12 August 2008
Paramedics on emergency callouts in the Bristol area have had to phone 999 to demand back-up.

Postal workers march to support the Bristol 3

05 August 2008
Over 300 postal workers and their supporters marched in Bristol on Monday in support of the "Bristol 3" – CWU union members who were sacked after last year’s national strike.

Campaign steps up to defend CWU union activists

16 July 2008
The postal workers’ CWU union has signalled its intention to fight against attacks on its activists by calling a demonstration in Bristol, where three workers have been unfairly sacked for alleged incidents during last year’s national dispute.

Bristol post workers threaten strike over sackings

01 July 2008
The possibility of a post strike across the Bristol area took a step forward as the CWU union stepped up its campaign for the reinstatement of three workers who were sacked for alleged incidents relating to last year’s national dispute.

Anger as four Bristol postal workers sacked

18 December 2007
Four postal workers have been sacked in Bristol as a result of events during the recent national strike. Two have been sacked at the South East delivery office (SEDO) after alleged clashes on the picket line.

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