The Rummer Hotel wins Great British Pub Award 2013

17 September 2013

Congratulations to the Rummer Hotel, All Saints Lane, Old City, for winning the Great British Pub Award 2013 for best "Spirits Pub". Another good reason to visit Old City.

National Industry Award for The Rummer

16 September 2013

With all the exciting things that are going on here in the Old City, we were delighted to hear The Rummer's news Last week The Rummer won a national industry award, which they are very pleased with. They were nominated...

Chocolate Champions

16 September 2013

Independent of the week: Guilbert's Chocolates, 16/17 Small Street, Old City, Bristol The Bristol Post's Weekend Magazine about a mouthwatering experience at Guilbert's Chocolates. Full Article see pages 4 - 5

YourStreet Gift Card celebrates its success on 28th September

12 September 2013

After an incredibly successful launch on Gloucester Road YourStreet is expanding rapidly across Bristol as more independent shops sign up for the UK’s first multi-shop gift card that is just for independent retailers and services. YourStreet gift...

Old City poised for first weekly ban on cars

23 August 2013

STREETS in the Old City will be car-free this weekend for the first of weekly closures introduced by Bristol mayor George Ferguson. Motorised vehicles are to be banned from Corn Street and Small Street during all weekends. Bicycles will be the...

Kites and bowling help make Sunday special

19 August 2013

FAMILIES enjoyed making kites and playing bowls at this month's Make Sundays Special extravaganza. For the third time, Baldwin Street, Corn Street and the old city were closed off to traffic to allow a feast of events to take place. Bristol...

Corn Street and Small Street to be car-free every weekend

14 August 2013

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 on from the Make Sundays Special events, George...

The Thistle Grand Hotel is hosting Liteanite Kids Triathlon on 1st September 2013

26 July 2013

I am writing to tell you about the Liteanite Kids Triathlon event that the Thistle Grand Hotel is hosting in Bristol on 1st September. We need as many children as possible between the age of 6 to 12 to sign up and take part - you can do this by...

Courtroom dramas (and judging the Bristol Art Prize)

16 July 2013

Two decades after Bristol Crown Court moved out, the former Guildhall and Assize Courts building in Broad Street now has a new life as an arts centre. Courtrooms, meeting rooms, corridors and cells have become an exhibition venue and artists' studios...

Pride in the city

15 July 2013

When did you last venture north of Baldwin Street to discover the charms of the Old City? Deri Robins discovers there's far more to the area than historic buildings and its four bronze nails. For full article in Clifton Life, July 13, see pages...