LABOUR leader Ed Miliband had a “fantastic time” visiting St Nicholas Market and meeting the people of Bristol today.

The political heavyweight came to support his party’s candidates for the local election on May 2, and to tell anyone who would listen what Labour could do for Bristol.

Flanked by supporters and local Labour members, he spoke to a number of stall-holders and traders as the market was packed with people.

Getting into the spirit, he even spent Bristol pounds – the city’s unique currency designed to support local businesses – on a bag of samosas.

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