#actlocal campaign launched 10th February!

Konichiwa PR would like to announce the launch of the #actlocal campaign. We are a new Bristol-based, creative agency. Our aim is to help support independents and start-ups with their marketing PR & creative, at a time when they need it the most. By sourcing talented freelancers, generating simple but highly-effective creative ideas and planning the best ways to implement them, we offer affordable marketing solutions for small businesses in and around Bristol. We will also be offering free creative Read more [...]

Could you live “supermarket free” for a year?

The Community Farm in Chew Magna, Bristol, invites you to join the challenge to find out whether you can live ‘supermarket free’ for a whole year! The challenge launches alongside a new ‘groceries to you’ service which expands our delivery of popular vegetable boxes to a varied list of everyday essentials and store cupboard staples such as tinned tomatoes, pasta and oats. The aim is to discover how easy it is to buy your food locally without having to go to a supermarket. Is it possible? Read more [...]

‘Our city – Our money’ – Exploring the potential of the Bristol Pound

www.bristolpound.eventbrite.co.uk Want to find out more about the Bristol Pound? Ashley Vale Action Group welcomes you to an evening with the Bristol Pound team at Wildgoose Space, 228 Mina Road, St Werburghs - in the heart of Bristol's award winning self build community, The Yard. The Bristol Pound was launched in September 2012 and has attracted phenomenal attention. There are now substantial funds in circulation across the city, and hundreds of businesses have opened accounts, yet this is Read more [...]

A-Z of Ideas for High Streets and Town Centres

by George Grace From the Bristol-based Town Centred website: A: Arts districts In broad terms, two hundred years ago we had an agricultural economy, then came the industrial economy and now and for the forseeable future it is the knowledge or creative economy. Happily town centres and high streets are very well placed to take advantage of this trend as most knowledge economy workers prefer to live and work in diverse, higher density, mixed use and mixed income places such as town centres. In Read more [...]