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Jing Daily: Study: Chinese Millennials Spend Big on Shopping Because They Live with Their Parents

01 Nov, 2016

Chinese millennials who are stuck in their parents’ homes because they can’t afford to move may actually be good news for retailers, says a new report, which finds that the money that’s not going to their housing is being spent on shopping and entertainment. Full story >

Golden Ticket Gala Night

03 Oct, 2016

A sparkling night of inspiration, fun, Fairtrade food and drink and an auction to raise money for a brilliant new device that eliminates the use of mercury for small scale gold miners, transforming the health of communities! Full story >

New sculpture celebrates 15th anniversary of Bristol’s twinning with Guangzhou

21 Sep, 2016

A Kapok flower sculpture has been unveiled at the University of Bristol Botanic Garden to mark the 15th anniversary of the sister city relationship between Bristol and Guangzhou in southern China, which continues to develop and strengthen. Full story >


21 Sep, 2016

To celebrate the fifteenth anniversary of the sister city agreement with Bristol, the Mayor of Guangzhou, Wen Guohui (温国辉), has sent this wonderful two metre high steel Kapock flower sculpture as a gift to the city of Bristol. Full story >

Behemoth at the Watershed

26 Aug, 2016

Fri 26 Aug - Thu 1 Sept Full story >

Chinese TV crew in Bristol

16 Aug, 2016

Bristol will be showcased on a Chinese TV programme which regularly attracts more than 20 million viewers. Full story >

Calling out to New Writers – Red Dragonfly want to hear your stories

26 Jul, 2016

Red Dragonfly Productions in association with Grist To The Mill are running a New Writing Festival and are looking for new and emerging writers from British East Asian, South Asian and South East Asian communities who are interested in contributing and sharing their contemporary and traditional stories. Full story >

Lord Mayor unveils twinning cabinet

25 Jul, 2016

On Thursday the 21st July 2016 the Lord Mayor of Bristol unveiled a cabinet in the Central Library to commemorate the twinnings that Bristol has with cities across the world. Full story >

Talking books with Stephen Fear to launch in Bristol

30 Jun, 2016

On September the 29th this year Stephen Fear launches a new book review series, filmed in front of a live audience in the main auditorium at The Arnolfini on Bristol Harbourside, in conjunction with The University of West of England. Full story >

Alan runs the Great Wall

21 Jun, 2016

Bristol-based Alan Griffey, an army reservist attached to 39 Signal Regiment, which has its headquarters in Horfield has completed the Great Wall of China Marathon Run. Full story >