Dorothy Cook is full-time carer of her husband Malvin. She discusses the ups and downs of caring, but has her life changed since the new...
Calls for a ‘no-burn’ policy on fuel generation within the city following tense campaign to protect air quality in Lawrence Hill.
Decision time for Lawrence Hill power station
Planning committee to vote on plan labeled ‘environmental racism’ and a ‘subsidy cash machine’ tomorrow, amid vehement opposition.
“It’s difficult to exist outside the gender binary”
A non-binary perspective on the south-west’s first ever Trans Pride event.
An ethics lesson for emergency housing
Bristol council this week announced it would be adopting ACORN’s Ethical Lettings Charter as the standard for housing across the city. What will it mean...
This comment has been written by Acorn Community Union in response to the ongoing dispute over Connolly & Callaghan’s emergency accommodation provision: The serious...
Comment: Connolly & Callaghan
This comment has been written by Connolly & Callaghan (C&C) in response to the ongoing dispute with Acorn Community Union over C&C’s emergency accommodation provision:...
Homeopathy: public money well spent?
Molly Asher asks why Bristol is one of the last places that homeopathy is still NHS funded, despite the practice being scientifically debunked.
Council asks: Public, are you not engaged?
The council has been discussing how to make their committee meetings more engaging to the public, a topic dear to the heart of the Cable’s...
“There are so many words that haven’t been said yet”
Bristol poet Shaun Clarke chats to fellow local writers about the creative process, and the challenge of making your name as an artist.
A Big Housing Conversation to address a big housing crisis.
Yesterday evening tenants, activists, experts and councillors from across Bristol met to discuss solutions to the city’s housing crisis at the first of a series...
“Expect prejudice, but never accept it”
The landscape is changing for Bristol’s LGBT+ kids, but they need support
Crisis line is closing: BMH criticised for ‘unclear communication’
After a week of mixed messages, the closure of Bristol’s mental health crisis line is confirmed.
Precarious work: Bristol’s challenge
Migrant workers are most affected as Bristol attempts change of practices
Bristol Council to axe 1,000 staff
One sixth of the Bristol City Council workforce are offered voluntary redundancy in hope of closing £43m budget crisis.
We all need to talk, but not everyone can afford to
Talking therapies offer a lifeline for people with mental health problems – but for many are prohibitively expensive. Do you need to be rich in order to heal?