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25FEB

DigiLocal distribute £325k of donated tech to Bristol students in need

Over 650 laptops have been donated to make online learning more accessible during lockdown.   Bristol-based charity DigiLocal have distributed over £325,000 worth of laptops to disadvantaged young people in and around Bristol,...
25FEB

Bristol Hippodrome closure extended into May

Venue operators ATG Tickets have provided an update following Monday's government announcement.   The Bristol Hippodrome is set to remain closed until Sunday 16 May at the earliest, the venue team has confirmed.   The theatre...
24FEB

Local running group covering distance to Ibiza and back for Caring in Bristol

Ravers2Runners are aiming to collectively cover 3,588km in March to support homeless people in Bristol.   Bristol-based group Ravers2Runners have set themselves a huge fundraising challenge for March, aiming to run the complete distance...
23FEB

Nigel Pearson appointed new Bristol City manager

Pearson's initial deal keeps him at the club until the end of the 2020/21 season.   Bristol City have officially unveiled Nigel Pearson as their new manager, with the former Leicester City and Watford boss taking over following Dean Holden's...
23FEB

Bristol Sounds 2021 series cancelled, organisers confirm

Full ticket refunds will be issued, with the team now looking ahead to summer 2022.   Organisers of this year's Bristol Sounds series have announced they've cancelled three shows that were due to take place in June, citing ongoing...
22FEB

Bristol promoters The Blast launch international Drum & Bass Day campaign

The Blast are looking to establish an international annual celebration for the genre.   Renowned Bristol-based promoters The Blast have officially launched an online petition to recognise 17 April as an international Drum & Bass Day, promising...
22FEB

Joey Barton officially unveiled as Bristol Rovers manager

The former Fleetwood boss is tasked with pulling Rovers out of a relegation battle.   Bristol Rovers have officially announced the appointment of Joey Barton as first-team manager, brought in as the successor to recently-dismissed head coach Paul...
19FEB

Trinity Centre issue volunteer call for Art of Resistance heritage project

Get involved as the Trinity team explore 100 years of protest art in Bristol.   The Trinity Centre have issued a volunteer callout for members of the public to work on Art of Resistance, a two-year research project delving into a century of...
18FEB

Order delicious, authentic Indian dishes from Swagatam via the BARBI App

Show your support for a brilliant Bristol independent this weekend.   Renowned Indian restaurant Swagatam has been added to the brand-new BARBI App, offering up an extensive selection of authentic, home-cooked food for collection and home...
17FEB

Bristol City sack manager Dean Holden

Holden becomes Bristol football's second managerial casualty in as many weeks.   Bristol City have officially parted company with manager Dean Holden, following a run of six straight defeats in all competitions that has left The Robins well...
16FEB

FareShare South West extend distribution target for FoodStock project

The FareShare team have been supporting vulnerable people across the South West throughout the pandemic.   The South West arm of national charity FareShare have announced a new target for emergency food operation FoodStock, with the team now...
15FEB

#SupportOurMuseums: Clifton Suspension Bridge to be illuminated blue this spring

Locals raised more than £13,000 to support the project late last year.   Bristolians and local businesses who supported a recent 'Light the Night' campaign have voted to illuminate the Clifton Suspension Bridge in blue light...
12FEB

The Bristol Bike Project are offering a £100 key worker discount during lockdown

There's never been a better time to make that long-awaited transition to two wheels.   Supported by Travel West, the Stokes Croft-based Bristol Bike Project are running an exclusive discount offer to get people out of their cars during...
12FEB

BARBI's brand-new, Bristol-focused delivery app launches today

Keep your money in your community and support Bristol independents with the BARBI App.   Bristol-based hospitality network BARBI have today (Friday 12 February) launched their all-new food and drink delivery app, set to rival the likes...
12FEB

Help Community Care Package support vulnerable people across Bristol

The team have been providing fresh food to people in need since March 2020.   The Bristol-based team behind the Community Care Package project have issued a new appeal for donations and volunteers, as they continue to deliver fresh food to...
11FEB

Bristol Rovers part company with manager Paul Tisdale

Tisdale lasted less than three months in charge of The Gas before being shown the door.   Bristol Rovers have confirmed via a club statement that they have officially parted company with first team manager Paul Tisdale, having appointed the...
11FEB

Signups are open now for UoB's virtual 5k, 10k and half-marathon races

The University hope that thousands of people will take to the streets for this year's virtual running series.   Signups are officially open for the University of Bristol's 2021 Bristol Run Series, with beginners and dedicated athletes alike...
11FEB

Indie food wholesalers Arthur David offering 10% discount for new customers

Get money off your grocery delivery when you spend £30 or more.   Bristol-based independent food wholesalers Arthur David have unveiled an exclusive discount for first-time customers, offering 10% off any home delivery order of £30...