A group of independent traders on Bristol's Gloucester Road has set up its own online grocery service. It is one of the first of its kind outside London.
Nearly all online grocery shopping in the UK is with big supermarket chains. Many of these stores actually lose money on the service as it costs so much to pick and deliver the goods. So what are the chances for this new, independent website? Robert Murphy reports.
The Bristol couple who found romance at a bus stop, today had it given to them.
Aly and Michala Hussein met at the bus stop on Gloucester Road in Bristol and went on to marry. Now the bus stop is being modernised, the council have donated the old sign and seat to the couple.
Councillor Geoff Gollop presented Aly Hussein and his wife, Michala, with a sign from the bus stop where the couple first met and fell in love.
The bus stop in Bristol is being dismantled and replaced.
Ali runs a business next to stop on Gloucester Road and met Michala when she used to wait for a bus there every day after work.
A bus stop in Bristol that is being dismantled and replaced, is being presented today to couple who met there and fell in love. Aly Hussein who runs a business next to the stop on Gloucester Road met his wife, Michala when she used to wait for a bus there every day after work.
The Mayor of Bristol is supporting independent shops on the Gloucester Road this evening. George Ferguson will be welcoming late night shoppers with free mince pies, mulled wine and oysters. More than 50 independent shops will be staying open until 8pm for the next two Thursdays.
Congestion expected in Bishopston and Horfield as Gloucestershire take on South Africa at the County Ground. Play starts at 10.15am.