After a long stint working in Bristol’s nightlife, in March Carly Heath was appointed by the council as Bristol’s first ever Night-time Economy Advisor. Carly is charged with supporting a battered industry recover from the pandemic and for improving the vibrancy and safety of Bristol’s nightlife for all. Neil and Carly cover the raging debate on sexual entertainment venues, drugs testing and a new set of ‘Bristol Rules’ to make the dancefloor safe and fun for everyone.
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