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Bristolians enjoy their first car free Sunday

Motorists in Bristol found their usual routes closed today as Mayor George Ferguson's experiment with car free Sundays began.

Called "Make Sundays Special" the plan involves closing some city centre roads to traffic once a month to allow pedestrians to roam freely and enjoy some street entertainment. Nigel Turner went along to have a look.

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Mayor Ferguson hails first car free Sunday

Bristol Mayor George Ferguson has hailed the first car free Sunday in Bristol City Centre as a success but says it will take time to decide if the scheme should become a permanent feature.

Several roads, including Baldwin Street and Corn Street were closed to traffic to allow pedestrians to enjoy street entertainment without cars or pollution from the traffic.

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