In pictures: Extinction Rebellion protest closes Bristol Bridge with pink boat

A pink boat has been put in the middle of Bristol Bridge

Pictures have shown activists starting a five-day protest in Bristol.

Extinction Rebellion members have put a huge pink boat in the middle of Bristol Bridge and are blocking the road.

First Bus services are being diverted and police have suggested people wanting to travel through the city centre should consider making other plans.

As well as the boat, a truck has also been installing concrete blocks across the...
source: Bristol Post

2019-07-15 12:32
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