Category Archives: Ashton Vale

Supermarkets everywhere but can you find a source?

This weekend’s Cancer ‘EXCLUSIVE‘ by Ian “The Tumour” Onions claiming Stevie Lansdown has ditched his Tesco on Ashton Gate plan in favour of a Sainsburys on Ashton Gate plan asks more questions than it answers. Like where the hell did … Continue reading

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'No foodstore = two weeks earnings'?

Great news! Another super rich member of that socially useful economic powerhouse delivering monumental benefits to us all – the financial services industry – has just made more money in a few months than you can possibly imagine. Step forward … Continue reading

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Something for the weekend no. 1: a gun to your head …

I’m sure when this all started any direct link between Tesco and the new stadium was being vigorously denied and rebutted. Now they’re advertising the fact on billboards:

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Did you lie Councillor? Or are you merely an incompetent?

The webcast for the full council meeting of 15 September is now available from the Bristol City Council website here. Using the index you can go to section 4.c Questions from the public where you will find the following: PQ3 … Continue reading

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The real BCFC pro-forma letter …

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EXCLUSIVE LEAKED DOCUMENT!!!! the pro-forma letter that spells the end for the anti-Tesco brigade

Want Tescos? Want a new stadium? Want the World Cup? Send your pro-forma letter objecting to spoilsport Green councillor Charlie Bolton now! Exclusively here on the Bristol Blogger is that letter, crafted to perfection for you by Bristol City FC … Continue reading

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Lib Dems in office: Bishop in power: business as usual at the Council House

Minor uproar has greeted this blog’s revelations that almost a fifth of the land at Ashton Gate pencilled in by Bristol City FC to become a Tesco Extra belongs to Bristol City Council. And even by the extraordinarily low intellectual … Continue reading

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A City supporter writes …

Of course, all City fans are behind Steve Lansdown’s new stadium, the World Cup bid and the plan to put a Tesco Extra on Ashton Gate aren’t they? It’s only Gas Heads, political agitators and people who hate football who … Continue reading

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Tesco Ashton Gate: the land is ours!

Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear, oh dear. Looks like the cover’s blown on the Lib Dems’ claim that the Bristol City stadium and Ashton Gate Tesco developments are purely planning matters to be dealt with by their hand-picked team … Continue reading

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Colin Sexstone's web of intrigue

It looks like Bristol City’s dopey Chief Exec Colin Sexstone has had orders from big boss Stevie Lansdown to get on the offensive over their plans to build a Tesco at Ashton Gate. So Sexstone’s called in the corporate CONsultation … Continue reading

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