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 BCFM Drivetime 
 Bristol's Labour leaders blame community arts group for Bearpit 'no-go zone' they created
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First hour news review: with former Bristol Labour councillor and former council leader Helen Holland and Chris Chalkley. The future of Bristol Bearpit, James Barton Roundabout, which deputy mayor Asher Craig is planning to empty and rename 'The Circle' – Full Council Meeting this week discusses it: Lisa Furness from PRSC discussing a petition they have given to Council showing support for them to run it; Bearpit Improvement Group (BIP); antisocial behaviour has increased since council told BIG to leave and homelessness is increasing but nevertheless Asher Craig blames BIG for the increase in crime; 'Marvin must die' - Mayor finds death threat graffitied outside family home, but at a convenient moment for the Bearpit debate; Bearpit public art taken down – the Cube and the Bear;  Asher Craig says the Bearpit Improvement Group has failed – too much crime in Bearpit; legal papers to PRSC to remove all structures from Bearpit; Asher Craig also 'receives death threat' Deputy mayor receives 'death threats' over future of Bearpit - Asher Craig’s vision for the Bearpit - ‘The Circle’ - space for everyone;  no public toilets. Marvin’s One Bristol plan – Ambitious plan for Bristol revealed including drones delivery and 16-year-olds given the vote:  criticisms of not enough culture in plan;  congestion charge – public transport.  Brexit:  impact of no deal on local government – no deal report to scrutiny management: Bristol City Council Brexit No Deal Scenario Assessment. Officer Presenting Report: Tim Borrett, Director: Policy, Strategy & Partnerships;  Tony Blair calling for a second referendum;  PMQs Corbyn – Theresa’s deal not good enough – other problems from Tory cuts not to be forgotten;  BBC QT – option of ‘no deal’ gets a huge cheer from audience.

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