Category Archives: Merchant Venturers

Bristotalian of the week

Step forward Green Bristol Blogger, Chris Hutt … Despite the red trousered public school twit being out of the country prancing like a tit around Europe on his August Grand Tour, there’s no respite for Cancer readers from George Ferguson’s … Continue reading

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Give us a C! Give us an O! Give us an N! Give us a dodgy ginger minger planning boss!

Put it all together and what’ve we got? CONsultation … Oh look it’s Friday, must be time for another CONsultation about the stupid ‘Cycle Houses’ on the Bristol and Bath Railway Path nobody wants. The new Lib Dem administration – … Continue reading

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World Cup footBALLS: part one – business case?

By chief sports writer, Sell Outter Has the Evening Cancer realised it might have made a mistake believing senior council officer Stephen Wray’s absurd estimate that £100m could come into the city as a result of a successful World Cup … Continue reading

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RED TROUSERGATE: land still not sold, another bloody CONsultation in the offing …

The Red Trousergate saga continues … David Bishop’s dodgy deal with George Ferguson last year to sell off protected public park land on the Bristol and Bath Railway Path still rumbles on. These are some questions and answers from tonight’s … Continue reading

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World Cup footBALLS

It’s really nice that Tory Councillor Peter Abraham of Stoke Bishop is such an enthusiastic cheerleader for a Tesco superstore to be built miles from his ward in Ashton on the site of Bristol City’s current Ashton Gate stadium. It’s … Continue reading

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CONsultation of the week: Ladies and gentleman Tescos and Bristol City FC are floating in space

Here’s a sample of the Bristol City FC/Tesco CONsultation that took place at Ashton Gate this weekend about building a supermarket on the site. The full document is below. Further comment seems superfluous … Here’s the full document:

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It's Red Trousers wot won it!

Confirmation – as if we really needed it – that Red Trousered architect, George Ferguson, is an utterly deluded egomaniac and public school twit of the very highest order. Wondering who was the – ahem – architect of the Lib … Continue reading

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The corruption of the Froom

The corruption of the Froom. The Man in the Moon, (a radical pamphletist) illuminates a web of corruption holding official documents. A kicking ass frees a bundle marked ‘Dock Company’ and the deity of the Froom holds his nose at … Continue reading

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Outsourcing news

Was it just last week that reader Dona Qixota told us: So what’s wrong with the Council’s communications department then? And how much is it costing taxpayers for Brandon Hill Communications to tell us what a brilliant job Safer Bristol … Continue reading

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Bank holiday Tesco slag off space filler

As news filters through that City Chairman Steve Lansdown may be about to generously give us a large Tescos retail shed in exchange for our greenbelt land at Ashton Vale to build his new football stadium on, it might be … Continue reading

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