Bristol, United Kingdom Travel Newswire (Page 9)

Bristol, United Kingdom Travel Newswire (Page 9)

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    Jan 19, 2016 | This Is Bristol

    IT COST a whopping A 2.3 million to introduce across Bristol, but more than nine out of 10 vehicles are still ignoring the 20mph speed limit. Armed with a speed gun, the Bristol Post took to four locations across the city to see how fast vehicles were actually travelling.

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  2. What would Jane do?Read the original story

    Jan 23, 2016 | Bronte Blog

    Financial Times reviews the upcoming The Woman who Ran by Sam Baker: The Woman Who Ran has echoes of classic Gothic fiction as Helen Graham arrives at an out-of-the-way Yorkshire village and rents the BrontA«-ishly named Wildfell House. The place is a ruin, but then so is Helen's life; her relationship with retired journalist Gil is no comfort, and there are things in her past that she will have to face up to.

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  3. We raise the curtain on the oldest continuously-working theatre in BritainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | This Is Bristol

    Natalie Banyard looks at the history of the oldest working theatre in Britain and how its fates and fortunes have mirrored those of the city This year represents an extraordinary moment in British theatre history as the oldest working theatre in the UK celebrates its 250th birthday. Bristol Old Vic opened in 1766 and over the past two and a half centuries it has become one of the best loved theatres in the country.

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  4. Bristol's Acoustic Festival to fill the Colston Hall with musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2016 | This Is Bristol

    Occupying the Colston Hall's Lantern and Foyer for an all-day event this weekend, the Bristol Acoustic Music Festival has come a long way since its modest roots at the Folk House 13 years ago, writes Mark Taylor. According to organiser Steve Parkhouse, who is also founder of Bristol's Jelli Records, the festival started in 2003 as an antidote to the annual New Year dearth of gigs in January.

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  5. TRAVEL: How to enjoy a wet weekend in BristolRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2016 | Swindon Advertiser

    England in January isn't known for its fantastic climate, but undeterred, STEPHEN WEBB heads to Bristol for a weekend of rain and finds there's plenty to enjoy whatever the weather "WHAT am I going to write about?" I muttered to my wife with mild desperation, as I gazed through the window at a Bristol skyline obscured by a curtain of torrential rain. We were booked in for an overnight stay at the Mercure Bristol Holland House.

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  6. Independent Venue Week: Our guide to the best gigs across the UKRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | Edinburgh-festivals.com

    The collection of events aims to promote those who play host to up and coming musicians all year round; the venues who are in it for the sense of community and collaboration more than lining their own pocket, and act as a hotbed for creative talent to experiment and entertain. IVW has continued to grow with each new edition and this year is no different.

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  7. Guy Garvey and Underworld to play Colston Hall as part of 6 Music FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2016 | This Is Bristol

    Colston Hall is delighted with the artists they showcasing as part of the 6 Music Festival. Craig Jones writes for What's On .

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    Jan 19, 2016 | This Is Bristol

    IT COST a whopping A 2.3 million to introduce across Bristol, but more than nine out of 10 vehicles are still ignoring the 20mph speed limit. Armed with a speed gun, the Bristol Post took to four locations across the city to see how fast vehicles were actually travelling.

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    Jan 16, 2016 | This Is Bristol

    Put aside thoughts of bare lettuce leaves and bland pulses, the UK's first vegetarian and vegan pub is set to tickle the taste buds and change the way you think about meat-free food. Based in Hotwells, the Adam and Eve is run by the team behind the craft-ale pub, Small Bar, and promises to be a top destination for herbivores and carnivores alike.

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  10. The best travel photosRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2016 | CNN

    Christmas is a big deal in Lebanon, where well over a third of the population is estimated to be Christian. Both secular and religious festive decorations can be found across the country, like these figures reflected in a shop window.

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    Jan 11, 2016 | This Is Bristol

    THE first junior doctor walkout in more than 40 years has been backed by Bristol's front bench Labour MP who said the Tories had not done enough to satisfy doctors' pay concerns. Kerry McCarthy, Bristol East MP, said tomorrow's walkout was "justifiable" and that the proposed Government changes would "damage patient care and safety".

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  12. Questions over if the speed limit on the M32 ever return to 70mphRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2016 | This Is Bristol

    AS motorists face 12 months of speed restrictions on the M32, it has left some people questioning whether the motorway's speed limit will ever return to 70mph - something the Highways Agency has not ruled out. Since mid 2014, a section of the motorway has been limited to a 40mph speed limit after crash barriers were found to be badly corroded.

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  13. Son's death inspires glam gran to enter beauty pageantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2016 | Gazetteandherald.co.uk

    A GLAMOROUS grandmother has vowed to live life to the full following her son's death and is competing in the final of a beauty pageant representing Wiltshire. Amanda Booth, 54, who was born in Marlborough and grew up in Pewsey, will go up against other Ms Galaxy finalists from around the UK on February 4 in Preston.

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  14. stream The Besnard Lakes' 'A Coliseum Complex Museum'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2016 | Brooklynvegan

    Montreal vets The Besnard Lakes will release their fifth album, A Coliseum Complex Museum , next week via Jagjaguwar. Core members Jace Lacek and Olga Goreas had the Besnard Lakes sound honed by the release of 2007's The Besnard Lakes Are The Dark Horse -- widescreen rock with stratospheric harmonies, a massive wall of afterburner guitars, and a mastery of dynamics -- and have continued to refine it since.

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  15. New venue for Business Showcase South West as successful event returns for third yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2016 | Swindon Business News

    Business Showcase South West, the region's largest free business event, returns for a third year in May following its huge success in 2014 and 2015. After two years at Bristol's Colston Hall, this year's Business Showcase will take place at the newly redeveloped Ashton Gate Stadium in South Bristol on May 17. A second BSSW is also planned for later this year and plans are in place to take the concept to other cities.

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  16. Bristol is now step closer to new ice rink openingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2016 | This Is Somerset

    Highways England has approved the proposed rink, which will share its space with a dry ski slope, hotel, car showroom and restaurant, as long as plans are in place to deal with how staff travel to and from the site. Earlier this week Avon and Somerset police and the Environment Agency said they had no objection to the plan, close to Cribbs Causeway.

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  17. 10 ways to make yourself smarter in BristolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | Edinburgh-festivals.com

    If one of your New Year's resolutions was to learn something new, whether that's taking up a hobby, learning a language or simply increasing your general knowledge about this fantastic city, we've put together a list of suggestions to make yourself smarter in Bristol. Situated at the top of Park Street, the city's Museum and Art Gallery is a great place to find out about local natural history, discover some eery Egyptian mummies and appreciate some beautiful paintings.

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  18. Let It Be - New Wimbledon Theatre and on tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | IndieLondon

    As well as Southend and Wimbledon, the mega tour will take in Southampton, Bromley, Bath, Torquay, Truro, Sheffield, Manchester, Dublin, Woking, Blackpool, York, Swansea, Edinburgh, Birmingham, Aylesbury, Darlington, Canterbury, Bristol and Oxford. The start of the new tour coincides with the 53rd anniversary of The Beatles' second single, Please Please Me , which was released on January 11, 1963.

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  19. Can you really commute to London from Bristol or Wales?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2016 | Daily Mail

    Within the next year London commuters will be able to travel to work in more comfort and from a greater distance as the electrification of the rail line extends west into South Wales. Journey times will be shortened by about 20 minutes, making the commute from Bristol, for example, around 80 minutes rather than 100.

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  20. Hospitals issue 'black alerts' as emergency departments face high winter demandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | Salisbury Journal

    Hospitals across the UK have issued "black alerts" due to immense pressure , with some turning people away from A&E and others cancelling operations. As the effects of winter continue to bite - and just days before a strike by thousands of junior doctors - patients are being told to only attend A&E in emergencies.

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