There’s often rumbles of ‘intergenerational divides’, whether it’s over Brexit, the impact of the pandemic, if younger or older people ‘have it easier’ and so on. Meanwhile, in a rapidly ageing population, older people are often neglected or sidelined unfairly and unnecessarily according to Ian Quaife of Bristol Older People’s Forum. Neil and Ian dig into the issues and explore how and why this is the case, and what can be done about it.
BAME hospital staff told to use easier-to-pronounce "Western" names", watchdog finds
Hospital manager told Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) staff to go by “Western names” while on duty because their own are too hard to pronounce, a shocking inspection has revealed
Pandemic evictions and the Police and Crime Bill leave travelling communities fearful of what comes next
As large-scale evictions of roadside camps and squats ramp up, and legislation criminalising trespass moves closer to becoming law, we talk to people in the firing line.
‘It’s like a pain that never goes away’ - Retiring Bristol Flyers basketball player Panos Mayindombe on racism in sport
Panos was 19 when he first experienced racism on the court. More than a decade later, he isn’t sure it’s any better.
West of England Mayor directed business that tried to profit from logging on rainforest island
The company had a shareholding in an offshore company with plans for logging in West Papua, but Norris says he wasn’t involved.