Thursday 16 July 2020


At around 05:30 this morning Bristol City Council workers arrived in a recycling lorry to remove the illegal Black Lives Matter statue from the Colston plinth.  Watch below.

The Mayor of Bristol defended the swift action on Sky News this morning, but was careful not to upset BLM supporters.  Labour's Marvin Rees said: "It's important the way you describe it.  I prefer to say we're not taking down a statue of a Black Lives Matter, we're taking down the work of a London-based artist who erected it without permission".  Lo and behold the authorities treat BLM with anything other than baby gloves...