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The Canteen signs up to Bristol Zero Tolerance

By Clare Lowe , Marketing and Events Manager  The Canteen has become something of a Stokes Croft institution. Housed underneath the creative hub of Hamilton House it attracts so many people from different walks of life. Earlier this year we signed the Bristol Zero Tolerance pledge. As a venue that offers a place to see live music, party nights…
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Bristol Zero Tolerance and the night time economy

By Rachel Wall Sexual harassment in nightclubs, bars and pubs is an unfortunate, but very real feature of some nights out for women. When you feel an unwanted hand on your body, hear a sexually overt comment that silences you, or even the chillingly subversive words, ‘it’s just a joke’, the night doesn’t seem as…
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The Louisiana pledges to Zero Tolerance

By Laure Noverraz, Promoter The Louisiana is an iconic music venue based in Bristol’s centre, on the edge of Southville. We have been putting on local and international bands since 1996! The family run venue has capacity for 140 with around 85% female staff while approximately 60% of customers are male. Although The Louisiana has always…
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The Old Market Assembly leads the way for Zero Tolerance venues in Bristol

By Clare Lowe, Events Coordinator The Old Market Assembly has been open since December 2015 and in late 2016 as well as being a restaurant/bar we started to have more late night events in the venue along with our weekend music nights and nightly shows at The Wardrobe Theatre. The building has a rich history within…
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South West TUC signs Bristol Zero Tolerance pledge as further indication of their stance against gender-based violence in the workplace and beyond

By Ines Lage, SW TUC Policy and Campaigns Support Officer Who is the South West TUC? The TUC is a national federation of 50 trade unions that collectively represent the voices of over 5.6 million workers in Britain. As the regional TUC office in the South West, we work with unions, their members and relevant stakeholders…
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PwC is the first professional services firm to sign the Bristol Zero Tolerance pledge

PwC is a multi-disciplinary professional services network committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. The PwC network includes 208,000 people in 157 countries around the world. In the UK we have 20,000 people and over 900 partners. Our Bristol office is the largest in our West and Wales practice and, from here,…
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United Communities declare a Zero Tolerance to gender-based violence

United Communities are the first housing association to sign up to Bristol Zero Tolerance and they clearly understand the impact that gender-based violence has on both their residents and staff. Head of Housing, David Bull, talks to us about why the organisation is getting involved and what they are doing to raise the issue more…
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‘Don’t Tell Your Mother’ – creating safer spaces for everyone!

By Lloyd Durquhart DTYM or ‘Don’t Tell Your Mother’ is an LGBTQ+ club night in Bristol. We say LGBT+FRIENDS as everyone is truly welcome through the doors to have a good time. Started by two friends with a need to DJ and create a fun atmosphere for our mates it is now run by Nic,…
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HR Services Bristol sign up to Bristol Zero Tolerance

Tracey McCarthy runs HR Services Bristol who are perfectly placed to work with businesses across the city to implement policies and procedures to support their staff and raise gender-based violence as a workplace issue. We met with her to talk about what signing up to Bristol Zero Tolerance means to her work. HR Services Bristol…
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Voscur supporting Bristol Zero Tolerance in the voluntary sector

Voscur provides direct support services and specialist advice to voluntary organisations and social enterprises across Bristol. We met with Chief Executive, Wendy Stephenson, to find out why Bristol Zero Tolerance resonates with them as an organisation and for her personally. Voscur exists to support, develop and represent Bristol’s voluntary and community groups and social enterprises…
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