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Extra: Bishop Michael Hill, “Edward Colston’s involvement in slave trade just ‘speculation'”

Bristol Cathedral West Front

With Bishop of Bristol the Right Reverend Michael Hill

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At today’s Merchant Venturers’ Charter Day Service in Bristol Cathedral the Bishop of Bristol The Right Reverend Michael Hill made the extraordinary statement to hundreds of schoolchildren in his sermon that rumours Bristol born seventeenth and eighteenth century merchant and MP Edward Colston made money from the slave trade are just ‘speculation’.

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Bristol elects first mayor & police commissioner

Speeches and commentary from the recent Bristol Mayor and Police Commissioner election

George Ferguson & Sue Mountstevens
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Ferguson acceptance speech
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 160Kbps, 47mins, 35mb
 New Merchant Venturer Master Peter Rilett
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 128Kbps, 6mins, 5mb

Read on for the details of this week’s show…

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