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Bristol History Podcast // Mike Manson in Conversation

This week I met with author, historian and one man Bristolian institution: Mike Manson. In a whistle-stop tour through his literary career we discussed the...

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Creatures great and small, with a side of creationism


Universal credit: trying to sort fact from fiction

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Will Self Interview: Rehab and Bristol’s “nasty” drug problem

City Reports

Wellfest: Celebrating results day whatever your results

Addicted Bristol: Life And Death Features

Chandos House: Stories of recovery from Bristol’s last drugs rehab


Long read: Two years after Kamil Ahmad’s murder, there is cause for hope and anger

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W.G. Grace’s Sports Surgery: Is Bristol sports media too cosy with the clubs?

Investigations Offshore In Bristol Banner Home Page Bristol And Beyond

Bank robbery: the ‘theft of the century’ and a house in Fishponds

Co-op Community Addicted Bristol: Life And Death

Addicted Bristol: Life and Death – why we’re running this series

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Revealed: Bristol’s drug services dogged by problems

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The Cable view: opening the surveillance state through collaboration

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Police forced to reveal info on mass mobile phone spying, following Cable investigation

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‘Big difficulties’ expected as universal credit comes to Bristol

Reports Boot Out Bailiffs

Charities call on councils nationwide to follow Bristol on bailiffs

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The BBC on the breakthrough to #bootoutbailiffs

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The council is taking on one of the biggest banks in the world

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Yoga will not fix the NHS stress crisis, staff say

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Breakthrough: Council takes step towards booting out bailiffs


Revealed: NHS staff in Bristol are being worked until they’re sick with stress

In the 70th year of the NHS, an investigation by the Cable reveals that those who care for the nation are in need of serious attention.

We’re launching a campaign to stop the council setting bailiffs on Bristolians. Here’s why.

Using muscle to collect debts is as old as money itself. But the Mayor and Bristol City Council must use fairer and more effective ways. It's time to #bootoutbailiffs.

Council properties flogged to secretive offshore companies

Twenty-eight properties owned by Bristol City Council are being leased to companies based in secretive tax havens, an investigation by the Cable reveals.