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Coronavirus in Bristol

The Bristol Briefing: Cases down, hospital admissions and vaccines up, plus the Colston 4 trial

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The challenge and opportunity: The Cable's climate crisis special is out now

Bristol will be charging drivers to tackle air pollution, but other changes are on the way too

Reports

Fear of 'cover-ups', bad decisions and squandering taxpayers' money

A cross-party group of councillors fear “cover-ups”, bad decisions and taxpayers’ money being squandered by Bristol City Council. Now they call for better access rights to information.

Damning report condemns council's ‘inadequate’ decision-making process for Bristol Energy

External auditor Grant Thorton said Bristol City Council was not properly informed before investing extra money into Bristol Energy. The information the cabinet received also "did not clearly state the risks" and was "out of date", they add

‘Its time to get loud and defiant about why good food matters'

Bristol Public Health consultant Dr Angela Raffle and member of Bristol Bites Back Better on why anger is needed to get secure good food for all

The Bristol Briefing: More Covid patients fill up Bristol hospitals, but spread of virus slows

The worrying spike of positive cases of Covid-19 since Chistmas appears to be flattening out in Bristol, but pressure on the NHS continues to rise.

Coronavirus in Bristol

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Going behind the headlines on the biggest story of 2020.

The Bristol Briefing: Record number of Covid patients in Bristol hospitals, as city in 'most critical point' of pandemic

More vaccination centres will open next week, but there is now a record number of patients in local hospitals, putting the NHS under "extreme pressure".

New emergency fund to support people facing fuel poverty because of Covid-19

The Emergency Covid Winter Fund has been set up as fuel poverty charities deal with ‘unprecedented’ numbers of referrals.

'My operations were cancelled because of Covid. I'm still waiting in pain.'

Russell Pugh is one of many frustrated patients whose surgeries have been pushed down the queue since the pandemic began.

These furloughed pub staff are providing fresh food and hope to families in need

Features

‘Bone numbingly tired’: The exhausting reality of Long-Covid

Jane is still ill more than eight months after contracting coronavirus. But research is shedding light on what Long-Covid is.

Coronavirus in Bristol

Bristol hospitality sector under threat pleads for rent help from council and government

Features

Helping people from Bristol’s Somali community deal with lockdown 2

Investigations

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Taking a deeper look at the issues affecting Bristol

Immigration stops

Investigations

Concerns over potential racial profiling of British citizens by Home Office prompt calls for change

British citizens are again topping the list of nationalities being stopped and checked by immigration enforcement officers.

Caught on camera: suspected surveillance of man who complained of police corruption

Police intelligence links disappearance of Linda Millard to gangland murders

Inside: Bristol's Private Mental Health Services

Another private mental health ward for children has closed. Now Bristol has no residential beds.

The second ward closure at the Priory Hospital Bristol in two months because of staffing problems has left Bristol temporarily without any residential beds for children. MPs, charities and a parent speak out.

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The Bristol Cable is not just a publisher, it's a community of 2,000 people

Launching an events calendar to amplify Bristol's communities

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The annual general meeting 2020 was a media shareholders event like no other

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The former breakdancer helping young men to ‘man up’ and talk about feelings, mental health worker Desmond Richards

The crisis in special educational needs and if women are better politicians with Labour's Helen Godwin

Black, conservative and proud with Tory Bristol mayoral candidate Samuel Williams

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Watch: "I SEE" a poem to inspire and outrage, by Solomon O.B

“This is a movement, not a moment” : Watch Solomon OB’s performance of his poem “I SEE” written in the aftermath of the Black Lives Matter protests over the summer

Watch: Vulnerability, escapism and creativity, my experiences of lockdown as a young Bristolian

Lockdown left young people in the city feeling stranded, dislocated from their usual connections. Here, a young aspiring writer reflects on school, writing and the new sense of self-confidence that grew over those months

Watch: "Britons never, never have been slaves?"

A backtracked BBC decision earlier this year to not sing the words to Rule Britannia at the Proms kicked off the most recent debate about the song and Britain’s past and present.