Stories > from postcode area BS3

  • 7:05
    Still from I’m an ex-Railway Man

    I’m an ex-Railway Man
    David Crafer
    Dave talks about his memories working on the railways from 1947-1971, and as a wireless operator during the war.
  • 4:01
    Still from What Was!

    What Was!
    Doreen Hancock
    An incredible oasis of life around a ‘temporary’ prefabricated home, now under threat of demolition and re-development.
  • 0:48
    Still from A Wooden Bench

    A Wooden Bench
    Dave Drew
    A Bristol driving instructor uses a novel way to find a nice area of the town to live in.
  • 7:35
    Still from Prefab Story

    Prefab Story
    Dave Drew
    The story of prefab housing in Bristol, from the 1940s into the new millennium.
  • 2:21
    Still from The Bedminster Dragon

    The Bedminster Dragon
    Angus and Francis
    A trip to a friend’s turns into a “history” lesson.
  • 5:33
    Still from Sadola’s Story

    Sadola’s Story
    Sadola Downer
    Sandola tells her life story, from a childhood in Portland, Jamaica, to retirement in Fishponds, Bristol.
  • 3:05
    Still from Iva’s Story

    Iva’s Story
    Iva Williams
    Britain is a lot different than Jamaica!
  • 3:11
    Still from Dean Lane Pit - 100 year commemoration

    Dean Lane Pit - 100…
    Southville Heritage…
    In 2006 Local residents celebrated the 100th anniversary of Dame Emily Park, built on an old coal mine.
  • 4:03
    Still from Gardener’s World meets Time Team

    Gardener’s World…
    Roy Gallop
    Roy finds more than he bargained for when he digs up his veg in this four minute film of a south Bristol allotment-site situated on…
  • 3:20
    Still from My Childhood Memories

    My Childhood Memories
    Colin Griffin
    Colin remembers misbehaving in Bedminster in the 1930s.
  • 3:59
    Still from Mining in Bedminster

    Mining in Bedminster
    Christine Hodgson, Doreen…
    A look at what used to be in and under what is now an area of houses and shops.
  • 2:28
    Still from Prefabs

    Prefabs
    Doreen Hancock
    Doreen Hancock loves her house and garden but is fighting to stay there as developers move in.