From poverty to luxury: hidden history behind the Blackberry Hill housing development

Residents of the luxury Blackberry Hill housing developments now under construction on Manor Road in Fishponds will be adding a chapter to a colourful and...

Falling into crack addiction: “Wrong place, wrong time”

The story of a young woman whose downward spiral into crack addiction and a controlling relationship all took place under one roof.

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Council rejects Tory motion on unauthorised Traveller encampments

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Survivors and ACORN escalate campaign for accountability on safe houses

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Police officer who Tasered Ras Judah in face cleared of misconduct

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This is the company set to profit from an arena in Filton

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The Exchange to become Bristol’s first community-owned music venue

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Jamming for the girls

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Drugs rehab Chandos House to close down

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Felix Rd celebrates 75 years of adventure play

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Hamilton House owners shut out Coexist after decade of managing building

Reports Addicted Bristol: Life And Death

Drug poisoning deaths in Bristol remain near record levels

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100,000 local people are being told investing in oil can avert climate change

Bristol And Beyond

Major increases in fossil fuel investments despite pension fund ‘Responsible Investment’ efforts

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Two survivors of domestic violence face homelessness, prompting calls for investigation

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

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Bristol History Podcast // Mike Manson in Conversation


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


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.