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Incredible festivals Love Saves The Day, Dot to Dot and Vegfest are ALL coming to Bristol this Bank Holiday weekend

The May Bank Holiday has never looked so good...

Bristol is always a hive of activity - but this Bank Holiday weekend the city will be busier than ever when it is home to no fewer than three amazing festivals.

There are two major music festivals happening across the city all weekend

today 16:47
The food at Bristol's new Woky Ko restaurant is worryingly addictive

If you have an addictive personality, be warned about this place...

As somebody who has often been accused of having an addictive personality, I’m not sure I trust myself returning to Woky Ko: Kauto, the new restaurant from former lawyer-turned-chef Larkin Cen.

It’s not just the

today 16:47
The food at Bristol's new Woky Ko restaurant is worryingly addictive

If you have an addictive personality, be warned about this place...

As somebody who has often been accused of having an addictive personality, I’m not sure I trust myself returning to Woky Ko: Kauto, the new restaurant from former lawyer-turned-chef Larkin Cen.

It’s not just the

today 16:47
Bristol superclub Motion giving away free tickets to big events including Idris Elba

Want to go to the Love Saves The Day after party? There is a slight catch...

Motion is without question one of Bristol's finest clubs and arguably one of the best in the entire country.

This claim is backed up by the fact it makes DJ Mag’s prestigious list of the top 100 clubs in

today 16:47
Bristol superclub Motion giving away free tickets to big events including Idris Elba

Want to go to the Love Saves The Day after party? There is a slight catch...

Motion is without question one of Bristol's finest clubs and arguably one of the best in the entire country.

This claim is backed up by the fact it makes DJ Mag’s prestigious list of the top 100 clubs in

today 16:47
Former Bristol Flyers captain reflects on career in basketball, growing up in Easton, and his new life as a fireman

Neil Maggs speaks to the Bristol sporting legend in the latest part of our mini-series

Bristol is an unique sporting city with several high profile professional clubs and they all have a reputation for developing homegrown talent.

The city is fuelled by this sporting success and

today 16:47
Former Bristol Flyers captain reflects on career in basketball, growing up in Easton, and his new life as a fireman

Neil Maggs speaks to the Bristol sporting legend in the latest part of our mini-series

Bristol is an unique sporting city with several high profile professional clubs and they all have a reputation for developing homegrown talent.

The city is fuelled by this sporting success and

today 16:47
Bristol residents complain about noise from Love Saves The Day event

Some people talk about noise pollution, some ring the event's praises and some are just glad to be able to drive around Bristol as a result

This weekend's Loves Saves The Day extravaganza was music to many people's ears, but a headache for some.

The festival saw thousands of people

today 16:47
Bristol residents complain about noise from Love Saves The Day event

Some people talk about noise pollution, some ring the event's praises and some are just glad to be able to drive around Bristol as a result

This weekend's Loves Saves The Day extravaganza was music to many people's ears, but a headache for some.

The festival saw thousands of people

today 16:47
Dean Francis: Former European champion boxer dies aged 44

Former European super-middleweight champion Dean Francis has died at the age of 44 - with some of the biggest names in British boxing paying tribute.

Bristol-based Francis was diagnosed with terminal cancer in January 2017.

Francis, who was given three to six months to live, died on

2018-05-25 13:17
Tropiquaria's 'Puppet Paul' died alone at home and wasn't found for two weeks

Warm tributes have been paid to respected puppeteer David Nixon, whose stage name was Paul Doran

A puppeteer who entertained countless families at a well-known Somerset tourist attraction died alone at home.

An inquest this week heard David Nixon, the former resident puppeteer at

2018-05-25 00:59
Tropiquaria's 'Puppet Paul' died alone at home and wasn't found for two weeks

Warm tributes have been paid to respected puppeteer David Nixon, whose stage name was Paul Doran

A puppeteer who entertained countless families at a well-known Somerset tourist attraction died alone at home.

An inquest this week heard David Nixon, the former resident puppeteer at

2018-05-25 00:59
Jury retires to consider if Joseph Isaacs intended to kill war veteran Jim Booth in hammer attack

Joseph Isaacs, 40, is accused of attempting to kill 96-year-old D-day veteran Jim Booth at his home in Taunton last year

A high-profile attempted murder trial continued at Taunton Crown Court for a fourth day on Thursday (May 24) with the jury retiring to continue its verdict.

Joseph

2018-05-24 22:53
Jury retires to consider if Joseph Isaacs intended to kill war veteran Jim Booth in hammer attack

Joseph Isaacs, 40, is accused of attempting to kill 96-year-old D-day veteran Jim Booth at his home in Taunton last year

A high-profile attempted murder trial continued at Taunton Crown Court for a fourth day on Thursday (May 24) with the jury retiring to continue its verdict.

Joseph

2018-05-24 22:53
Tributes paid to man who died in A30 crash that left four others injured

Ross Gilmore, 27, died in the crash on Monday

Tributes have been paid to a man who died after he was involved in a crash on the A30.

Ross Gilmore, 27, was killed following the collision near Daisymount at around 7am on Monday (May 21).

Mr Gilmore had been driving a van when

2018-05-24 19:44
Tributes paid to man who died in A30 crash that left four others injured

Ross Gilmore, 27, died in the crash on Monday

Tributes have been paid to a man who died after he was involved in a crash on the A30.

Ross Gilmore, 27, was killed following the collision near Daisymount at around 7am on Monday (May 21).

Mr Gilmore had been driving a van when

2018-05-24 19:44
Daily News
One-Day Cup: Gloucestershire v Hampshire group game rained off in Bristol

Gloucestershire's day-night One-Day Cup game against Hampshire was washed out at Bristol without a ball being bowled.

Heavy overnight rain continued throughout the morning, which left the outfield at Nevil Road saturated.

Umpires Nick Cook and Paul Pollard held three separate

2018-05-25 18:32
Bristol Rovers: Defender Daniel Leadbitter signs contract extension

Bristol Rovers defender Daniel Leadbitter has signed an undisclosed contract extension.

Former Torquay United right-back Leadbitter, 27, missed the second half of last season because of injury.

"I'm going to be ready for the first game of pre-season providing all goes well with my

2018-05-25 15:23
Supporter services closed for Bank Holiday
Supporter Services and the Bristol Sport store will be closed this Bank Holiday Monday (May 28th).
2018-05-25 14:41
Beno Obano: Injury sustained on England camp could rule Bath prop out for 12 months

Bath's Beno Obano could be out for up to 12 months after suffering "multiple ligament and hamstring tendon damage" while training with the England squad.

Prop Obano, 23, who was first called into Eddie Jones' squad in December, was among 16 uncapped players involved in last week's camp in

2018-05-25 14:20
Vacancy: BCCT Practical Delivery Lead
Practical Delivery Lead for BTEC Level 3 Football Education Programme. Bristol City Community Trust. Part-time. Salary: £15,000-£18,000 pro rata (depending on experience and qualifications).
2018-05-25 13:38
EFL statement: Wembley Stadium
The EFL has this morning (May 25th) issued a statement, regarding the proposed sale of Wembley Stadium.
2018-05-25 13:38
Bath 'near-miss' rail crossing gets miniature stop lights
A railway crossing used by hundreds of day trippers is having miniature stop lights installed following reports of five "near misses" last year.
2018-05-25 13:17
Media Watch - May 25th
Here's a round-up of the latest online and newspaper media coverage about City.
2018-05-25 12:35
Latest news from Bristol
today 16:47 Incredible festivals Love Saves The Day, Dot to Dot and Vegfest are ALL coming to Bristol this Bank Holiday weekend
today 16:47 The food at Bristol's new Woky Ko restaurant is worryingly addictive
today 16:47 The food at Bristol's new Woky Ko restaurant is worryingly addictive
today 16:47 Bristol superclub Motion giving away free tickets to big events including Idris Elba
today 16:47 Bristol superclub Motion giving away free tickets to big events including Idris Elba
today 16:47 Former Bristol Flyers captain reflects on career in basketball, growing up in Easton, and his new life as a fireman
today 16:47 Former Bristol Flyers captain reflects on career in basketball, growing up in Easton, and his new life as a fireman
today 16:47 Bristol residents complain about noise from Love Saves The Day event
today 16:47 Bristol residents complain about noise from Love Saves The Day event
2018-05-25 18:32 One-Day Cup: Gloucestershire v Hampshire group game rained off in Bristol
2018-05-25 15:23 Bristol Rovers: Defender Daniel Leadbitter signs contract extension
2018-05-25 14:41 Supporter services closed for Bank Holiday
2018-05-25 14:20 Beno Obano: Injury sustained on England camp could rule Bath prop out for 12 months
2018-05-25 13:38 Vacancy: BCCT Practical Delivery Lead
2018-05-25 13:38 EFL statement: Wembley Stadium
2018-05-25 13:17 Bath 'near-miss' rail crossing gets miniature stop lights
2018-05-25 13:17 Dean Francis: Former European champion boxer dies aged 44
2018-05-25 12:35 Media Watch - May 25th
2018-05-25 12:35 Bryan strike wins 2017/18 Goal of the Season
2018-05-25 11:29 Band hoping to raise money at Yeovil gig to buy woman going through chemotherapy a wig to wear on her wedding day
2018-05-25 11:29 M5 traffic: Live traffic and travel updates including M5, M4, A303 and other major routes in the South West
2018-05-25 11:29 Rush hour train delays and cancellations due to trespasser on tracks between Bristol Temple Meads and Taunton - live updates
2018-05-25 10:26 Your TV may seem to 'switch off' during Champions League Final between Liverpool and Real Madrid - here's why
2018-05-25 09:23 Council hope to encourage businesses through new enterprise centres in Bruton, Wells and Wiveliscombe
2018-05-25 00:59 Holy smoke, Batman! Classic car company thanks real superheroes after fire rips through truck carrying Batmobile, General Lee and classic Corvette
2018-05-25 00:59 Severe weather caused £200,000 overspend in Somerset's highways budget
2018-05-25 00:59 Severe weather caused £200,000 overspend in Somerset's highways budget
2018-05-25 00:59 Tropiquaria's 'Puppet Paul' died alone at home and wasn't found for two weeks
2018-05-25 00:59 Tropiquaria's 'Puppet Paul' died alone at home and wasn't found for two weeks
2018-05-24 23:56 Holy smoke, Batman! Classic car company thanks real superheroes after fire rips through truck carrying Batmobile, General Lee and classic Corvette
2018-05-24 23:56 The two 'outstanding' Somerset colleges last inspected by Ofsted more than ten years ago
2018-05-24 23:56 The two 'outstanding' Somerset colleges last inspected by Ofsted more than ten years ago
2018-05-24 23:56 Tribute paid to loving grandad after Land Rover Freelander overturns and submerges in pond
2018-05-24 22:53 M5 traffic: Motorist cut free from vehicle following multi-vehicle collision between junction 18A and 19 for Portishead following collision near Avonmouth Bridge
2018-05-24 22:53 M5 traffic: Motorway will be closed between junctions 30 and 31 for emergency repairs
2018-05-24 22:53 M5 traffic: Motorway will be closed between junctions 30 and 31 for emergency repairs
2018-05-24 22:53 What you need to know about the General Data Protection Regulation and Somerset Live
2018-05-24 22:53 What you need to know about the General Data Protection Regulation and Somerset Live
2018-05-24 22:53 Jury retires to consider if Joseph Isaacs intended to kill war veteran Jim Booth in hammer attack
2018-05-24 22:53 Jury retires to consider if Joseph Isaacs intended to kill war veteran Jim Booth in hammer attack
2018-05-24 21:50 Police issue appeal after cyclist collides with vehicle in Bath
2018-05-24 20:47 Man arrested on suspicion of murder after 'shots fired' outside Asda supermarket in Weymouth
2018-05-24 20:47 Andy Rock on the benefits Bath Rugby Academy players get from international call-ups
2018-05-24 20:47 Andy Rock on the benefits Bath Rugby Academy players get from international call-ups
2018-05-24 20:47 Tributes paid to Anna Raynes who died in Bath as friend says 'our hearts are broken'
2018-05-24 20:47 Tributes paid to Anna Raynes who died in Bath as friend says 'our hearts are broken'
2018-05-24 19:44 See inside Bath pub as it prepares to reopen again
2018-05-24 19:44 Trowbridge 10K cancelled as organisers issue statement on their website
2018-05-24 19:44 Google Earth picks up a rude message on a field near Bath
2018-05-24 19:44 Jeremy Guscott explains why Bath Rugby's Anthony Watson is his player of the season for GB and Ireland
Latest news from Great Britain
2018-05-25 21:26 Liverpool fans stranded ahead of Champion's League final as flights to Kiev cancelled
2018-05-25 21:26 Parents told to change their baby's name because 'it is not gender appropriate' - or have one chosen by the court
2018-05-25 21:26 Hacker who made £1.6m in Bitcoins selling people's bank details on dark web is jailed for 10 years
2018-05-25 21:26 Mum's impassioned plea to people of Ireland to protect her six-year-old autistic daughter from abortion ban
2018-05-25 21:26 Mum's impassioned plea to people of Ireland to protect her six-year-old autistic daughter from abortion ban
2018-05-25 21:17 Mystery behind notorious theft of 1966 World Cup trophy is ‘finally revealed’
2018-05-25 21:17 Man who swallowed razors and soiled himself in court is jailed for murdering grandfather
2018-05-25 21:05 Pokemon Go Adventure Week: How to defeat Aerodactyl Raid Boss
2018-05-25 21:05 Sam Chatto – An Apology – 25 May 2018
2018-05-25 21:05 Terminal liver cancer sufferer defies doctors to run 145 MILES down Grand Union Canal
2018-05-25 21:05 Stephen Hawking's FINAL THEORY: Close friend reveals last collaboration on the Big Bang
2018-05-25 21:05 Airbnb: New Orleans could ban short-term rentals in the city
2018-05-25 21:05 Chloe Madeley flaunts cleavage in plunging playsuit after being SLAMMED at Royal Wedding
2018-05-25 21:05 Macron PUNISHED by strikes: Sharp drop in polls follows France being crippled by unions
2018-05-25 21:05 Royal Coat of Arms in pictures: Princess Diana to Kate, Duchess of Cambridge
2018-05-25 21:05 The Chase viewers stunned as contestant makes shocking mistake: 'Oh dear'
2018-05-25 21:05 French mayor refuses to dismantle makeshift Ramadan tents despite court order
2018-05-25 21:05 Anti-Semitic blogger Alison Chabloz found GUILTY of creating "grossly offensive" material
2018-05-25 21:05 Arthritis symptoms: Five exercises to ease pain and prevent future discomfort
2018-05-25 21:05 Ruth Davidson DISMANTLES Sturgeon's plan to keep sterling in future independent Scotland
2018-05-25 21:05 Pensioner, 95, arrested on suspicion of murder after carer, 61, dies
2018-05-25 20:59 Liverpool fans turn Kiev RED as club legends take selfies with supporters
2018-05-25 20:59 Two Brits arrested after woman raped at Marbella hotel
2018-05-25 20:50 First look inside as micro-pub The Hugh Fitz-Baldric of Cottingham opens
2018-05-25 20:50 The heartbreaking moment two boys speak about their brother's rare illness
2018-05-25 20:50 The heartbreaking moment two boys speak about their brother's rare illness
2018-05-25 20:50 Live as three car crash blocks Willerby Road - updates
2018-05-25 20:50 Hull KR v Wigan Warriors: Live build-up, match updates and reaction of the Super League clash
2018-05-25 20:50 Warrington Wolves vs Hull FC LIVE team news, updates and reaction
2018-05-25 20:35 Harvey Weinstein: What books was disgraced movie producer carrying to police station?
2018-05-25 20:35 Weinstein: Who has accused disgraced movie mogul
2018-05-25 20:14 Man, 95, arrested for murder after carer dies in hospital
2018-05-25 20:14 Chef tries to shoot nemesis rat but armed police turn up to save it
2018-05-25 20:14 Teacher dies in tragic skydiving accident after heavy landing
2018-05-25 20:14 Your TV might ‘break’ during the Champion’s League final, and here’s why
2018-05-25 20:14 Scaffolders use cherry picker to rescue woman from bridge
2018-05-25 20:03 Plane fares: Flight prices set to go up due to oil hike
2018-05-25 20:03 Liver cancer symptoms: Eight signs that could indicate you have the disease
2018-05-25 20:03 Escape to the Country presenter reveals Strictly Come Dancing dreams: ‘I’m obsessed’
2018-05-25 20:03 Mini stroke symptoms: Four ways to prevent a transient ischaemic attack happening
2018-05-25 20:03 World’s oldest DANDRUFF found on head and shoulders of 125m-year-old raptor dinosaur
2018-05-25 20:03 Avengers Infinity War end credits: Writers reveal why Ant-Man was saved for Avengers 4
2018-05-25 20:03 'We don't want to wash EU's dirty dishes' Western Balkans citizens REJECT joining EU
2018-05-25 20:03 Solo A Star Wars Story: George Lucas asked for THIS Han scene to CHANGE – Guess which one
2018-05-25 20:03 Emmerdale spoilers: Ross Barton star defends acid attack plot ahead of shock exit
2018-05-25 20:03 Andrew Neil takes hilarious pop at Theresa May: 'You've won the glum bucket stakes'
2018-05-25 20:03 ‘Difficult to imagine’ EU SURPRISED by Trump’s car import threat
2018-05-25 20:03 Meghan Markle coat of arms: What does Kate's coat of arms look like?
2018-05-25 20:03 UK weather forecast: Bank Holiday scorcher to make way for MONSOON deluge and BOILING heat
2018-05-25 20:03 LIVE CAM: Giraffe Watch - TWO mother giraffes about to give birth at Port Lympne reserve
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