Tag Archive | History

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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Dialect – TTIP fascists destroy EU/US democracy in giant corporate empire?

Underground chapel carved out of the rock

plus Beer Quarry Caves – John Scott

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Beer Quarry Caves, Quarry Lane, Beer – East Devon

Location – Between Beer and Branscombe

Many of us marvel at the intricacy of stonemasons’ work on numerous stately buildings, cathedrals and churches. But do we ever stop to consider where the stone came from and the history of the excavation behind it? Read More…

Dialect – Palestine and the centuries old Machiavellian school of war

plus Webster Tarpley is author of ‘9/11 Synthetic Terror Made in USA’

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In a special show this week we look at the conflict between Israel and Palestine in the Middle East. It’s obvious to the world that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu doesn’t want peace. The history is that Britain created this problem in 1947 by creating the state of Israel while under attack from the Jewish Irgun terrorists. Jason Yannacopoulos is not sure whether the conflict will ever end until someone somewhere intervenes but the Western powers refuse to do so, supporting the militarily superior Israelis.

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Dialect – Has your debit/credit card got an RFID fraud chip in?

RFID Chip

plus Green Energy Exploration Dome – UK war crimes in Iraq

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Hoori Bhtooee is a naturalised Bristolian born in Iran, she gives us some idea of the differences between the two countries and the dire effect of sanctions forcing up the price of food.

Lou Jones from Keynsham takes a look at the history of New Year’s Resolutions and how they have changed from their origins in ancient Babylon 1000 years BC.

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05 October 2012 – Dialect Bristol Broadcast

Bristol squatters take over empty Lloyds TSB bank

Plus The Aerial Museum, John Hart & Spitfires at Filton Airfield
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This week we hear advice on the new UK squatting laws from Simon Jones from Pembroke Road in Clifton who is squatting an empty Lloyds TSB bank. Then we go to Filton Airfield which is due to close at the end of 2012. Aircraft Engineer John Hart runs the Aerial Museum and is restoring a wartime Supermarine Spitfire back to flying condition. Bristol Against the Arms Trade’s Bob Nichols talks Drones and looks at Bristol’s contribution to this frightening & potentially evil technology as we begin International Drones Week. Read on for the schedule of this week’s show…

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