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Bristol fashion: From Brunel to Banksy, this West Country city has it all

SAILING boats and barges sit quietly on the water, glass-fronted restaurants overlook a modern, redeveloped harbour, joggers pass along the quayside. It is a vision of Continental charm and glamour. The harbour lies at the centre of Bristol’s bustling harbourside area This is not Hamburg or Copenhagen

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‘The most beautiful village in the Cotswolds’

Bibury is situated on the River Coln in the county of Gloucestershire, the market town of Burford is 9 miles away. Bibury is probably the nearest you will get to the image that most people have of the Cotswolds. The river Coln passes through the village and

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Traffic free Bristol

CORN Street and Small Street will be permanently pedestrianised at weekends. The city council is introducing the regular closures to all vehicles except bikes, starting on August 24. Following the Make Sunday Special events, Mayor George Ferguson is introducing an Experimental Traffic Order, which will be in

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Paintworks set to grow

ONE of Bristol’s most popular developments is to almost double in size over the next two years. Developers Verve Properties and building firm Crest Nicholson have joined forces to develop and expand The Paintworks scheme off Bath Road in south Bristol. ​   • • • Crest

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Jools Holland and Gromit

The former Squeeze musician recorded a piece of music based on the Flight of the Bumble Bee to be played by his musical Gromit with his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra. His sculpture, painted by Sarah-Jane Richards features musical notes, a saxophone and piano keys and is sponsored

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Concord – Bristol – Museum

Concorde wins £4.4m funding for new museum THE money from the Heritage Lottery Fund represents a giant step to achieving a permanent home for both Concorde and the Bristol Aero Museum. The trustees of the fund are absolutely right in recognising Bristol’s unique position in this country’s

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Bristol named among UK’s top 10 destinations

 – but we’re beaten by Llandudno Bristol has been named among the UK’s top 10 destinations. The city comes tenth – beaten by locations including London, Belfast, and Llandudno.ohn Hirst of Destination Bristol said: “It’s a well-deserved place in the top ten for Bristol, made all the

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What to see in Bristol

What to see in Bristol Bristol is one of the UK’s most historic Cities, with culture, architecture, shopping, night life, entertainment and attractions to keep all ages pleased. In the past Bristol was as big a City as London and rivalled it for trade. The River Avon

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