Fat Paul and the Exchange’s rebirth as Bristol’s first community owned venue

For the past decade, he has been one of the key “behind-the-scene” players in Bristol’s music scene, and now building a new era at The Exchange.

Revealed: Blue Mountain bought by tax haven student flat developers

Another sign of gentrification as the second Stokes Croft club announces closure in as many months.

The Exchange to become Bristol’s first community-owned music venue

As other grassroots music venues are closing down, the Exchange tries to find a new way to secure its future.

Bristol MPs back plans for music venue champion

Bristol’s grassroots music scene fights back in the face of developments and financial struggles.

Two more iconic Bristol music venues close within a week

After a recent breakthrough in securing landmark planning reforms, Bristol's music scene faces yet another setback.

UPDATE: ‘Seismic victory’ for music venues as government backs new law

Legislation supported by Bristol MPs and music venues now looks certain to help protect the future of the city’s nightlife.

“It’s not just about venues, but the culture of this country”: Fleece owner Chris Sharp

After the #SaveThekla campaign breathed new life into the conversation around protecting Bristol’s nightlife, the Cable spoke to The Fleece’s Chris Sharp, who’s seen it all

First step towards planning law to protect nightlife from developments

The legislation that would stop venues being shut down by noise complaints has even received backing from Paul McCartney.

Calls for Bristol Night Czar to fight for city’s nightlife

Nightclubs and music venues increasingly under threat from new developments, experts say Bristol can take a leaf out of London’s book. Photo: DHP Family

Dutty v. (Goliath) Dutti

Bristol bred clothing shop loses court case to Spanish mega brand and is made to rebrand. Dutty, an independent business set up in Bristol that...