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Vigils for Charlie Hebdo victims in Bristol and Cardiff

Vigils for Charlie Hebdo victims in Bristol and Cardiff

  VIGILS FOR CHARLIE HEBDO VICTIMS IN BRISTOL AND CARDIFF THIS WEEKEND Dear Colleagues, Bristol vigil There is a vigil in Bristol today Saturday 10 January to show support for the victims of the Charlie Hebdo attacks in Paris. People are asked to gather today at 2pm in the centre of Bristol outside Hippodrome.  Families […]

Workers Memorial Day in Bristol

Workers Memorial Day in Bristol

Workers Memorial Day was on Sunday 28 April.  There was a gathering for all faiths and none at the Cathedral, College Green from 1pm to 2pm, and then a wreath laying at the Workers’ Memorial Plaque in Castle Park at 2.30pm. Speakers included the NUJ’s General Secretary Michelle Stanistreet.  Journalists are among those workers killed […]

BBC strike, Bristol, 28 March 2013

BBC strike, Bristol, 28 March 2013

BBC staff on strike at BBC Bristol with supporters, 28 March 2013.

BBC strike Thursday 28 March at 12 noon

BBC strike Thursday 28 March at 12 noon

The BBC are holding a national strike, Thursday 28 March, for 12 hours from 12 noon.   There will be a picket line at BBC Bristol offices at the Whiteladies Road and Belgrave Road entrances, so please come and show your support at 12 noon. This strike is a joint one with the broadcasting union BECTU. […]

Winners of the 2012 NUJ prize for UWE journalism students

Winners of the 2012 NUJ prize for UWE journalism students

Winners of the 2012 NUJ prize for UWE journalism students; Laura-Kate Howells, special award winner. (Photo © Simon Chapman) Winners of the 2012 NUJ prize for UWE journalism students; Daniel Calver, online winner. (Photo © Simon Chapman) Winners of the 2012 NUJ prize for UWE journalism students; Charlotte Harman, print winner. (Photo © Simon Chapman)