Photos of strikes in Bristol

Teachers, firefighters and cleaners are among those joining what's being called the biggest public sector strike since the 1920s.

Bristol union members are walking out over pay, pensions and spending cuts, but the government says today will achieve nothing and benefit no one.

It means lots of kids won't be out in their school playground this lunchtime as some teachers unions say they felt they had 'no choice' but to strike.

But Prime Minister David Cameron says the walkouts are not right, are disrupting kids education and he we wants people to turn up for work.

This morning strikers gathered in the sunshine for a rally on College Green at 10.30am before a marching into Broadmead.

Meanwhile - council staff, rubbish collectors and transport workers will also be walking out in rallies going on in Taunton and Weston.

Recently Played Tracks

On Radio: Club Classics with Roberto

9pm - 1am

Email the show

Text 'HEART' to 82122

Club Classics with Roberto

On TV: Christmas Hits: Guess The Year

12am - 2am

Watch heart TV

  • Sam Smith Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

    00:39

    iTunes

  • Lily Allen Somewhere Only We Know

    00:20

    iTunes

  • S Club 7 Never Had A Dream Come True

    00:17

    iTunes

  • Lady Antebellum Have Yourself A Merry Little Chrismas

    00:13

    iTunes

Heart VIP

Local

Autumn Weather

Find your local four day weather report here.

Listening To Radio Win With Heart

Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.

Follow Heart on Twitter