Bristol History Podcast // Bristol’s Overseas Trade

Bristol was born as a trading hub. We look at the history of the city's overseas trade, from its foundation to present day.

Revealed: Complex-needs homeless services lose out

Homeless services are having to relocate from the Compass Centre in Stokes Croft.

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Photos: Voices from behind the counter

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Interview: From addiction to action

Co-op Community

Cable event: Undercover in the alt-right

Bristol And Beyond Features

How disaster in the Caribbean affected the community in Bristol


Young climate activist: why I’m striking


Saving Bristol’s suburban skate culture

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Opinion: Our children’s future must not be built on sand

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Photoessay: Luvvers in Bristol

Interviews Co-op Community

Interview: Resisting the rise of the far right

Investigations Banner Home Page City

Revealed: How the council flogged off public land in the face of austerity

Banner Home Page Opinion

Opinion: If the hijab is such an ‘oppressive tool’, why do I feel so empowered?

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Inside a Bristol warehouse is a vast history of women’s fight for rights

Reports City

Air pollution action debated in Council’s budget-setting session

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Meet a young problem gambler hooked on computer games and scratch cards

Bristol And Beyond Moving On: Racism Against Travellers Banner Home Page

Tory MP wants to get rid of sites and move Travellers into houses

City Reports

Ravers rejoice as Blue Mountain re-opens pending major development

Voices Ideas And Action

Has identity politics gone too far? My take

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Clean air plan deadline set to be missed


How two survivors of abuse were failed. And how they fought back.

A story of two women on the sharp end of organisational failures, who refused to be victims.

Episode 4: Tattoo parlours, nightclubs and firebombs – how businesses were blackmailed

In the last episode of the Cornerman, the Cable lifts the lid on protection rackets from London to Bristol, revealing how local businesses were forced to pay gangsters for security.

A safe fix for Bristol’s drug users and the city

Saving lives and clearing needles off the streets: Bristol has the power to become the first UK city to set up a safe consumption room.