10 Jul '14

News Bristol public sector workers march through the city on strike day

Teachers, council staff, emergency workers, trade union activists and children gather to march from Bristol City HallMany schools, libraries and tips were shut; most of the museums were closed (a bitter blow for school children who had hoped to take in the Wallace and Gromit exhibition at the M shed museum on their extra day off); burials and cremations were suspended and few boats were allowed into Bristol's historic floating harbour.Across the Avon region, which also takes in Bath and Weston-super-Mare, a skeleton firefighting staff was operating from six temporary strategic locations and fire chiefs were asking householders to take extra precautions, such as being extra careful when cooking with hot oil and keeping matches away from children. Continue reading...

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