Walter Ayles is an unsung WW1 Bristol hero for unusual reasons. But next year, a century after he defied the authorities, he will finally get the recognition of a blue plaque on his former home in Ashley Down.
The framing of a ‘refugee crisis’ has led to new expressions of solidarity across Bristol, including organised demonstrations, the organisation of convoys to Calais, and widespread enthusiasm for the organisation of homestay accommodation for displaced refugees. However, this form of organising is not new.
In August 2014, it was announced that KPMG would be one of Bristol Green Capital's (BGC) private sponsors, alongside First Group. Details of what, exactly, this sponsorship entails are yet to be made public.