Its hard to say that the Conservatives have a strong electoral record in the city, but the businessman and former councillor Alastair Watson thinks he has a shot at unseating Marvin Rees on May 6th. Neil and Alastair chat about the recent protests and policing, and what he say’s he’ll do as mayor.
This week in Bristol: Airport expansion granted by High Court – but campaigners vow to fight on
Expansion would see the airport increase its capacity from 10 million to 12 million passengers per year.
‘You cannot run an economy on goodwill’: Bristol’s workers out in force for national day of strike action
On the biggest day of strike action in a decade, we speak to workers and trade union reps about why they’ve downed tools.
Green Party wins Bristol by-election race, becoming largest party on city council
Patrick McAllister was elected the new councillor for Hotwells and Harbourside following a battle that could prove a good indicator of how elections might turn out next year.
From Western Harbour controversy to flammable cladding: how the Hotwells and Harbourside by-election campaign has played out
Labour or the Greens could secure a majority in the council chamber with a victory here, as voters prepare to head to the polls on 2 February.
‘Ordinary people do extraordinary things’: exploring Caribbean history with director Tony T
Turning Point, a video installation showing at Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, uses personal stories to paint an immersive picture of Caribbean life during a pivotal period in the early 20th century.
This week in Bristol: Fears for Bristol Central Library reignited despite council U-turn
Councillors say relocation of the Central Library from its historic location is off the table for this year only.