Marvin Rees is standing for the third time as a candidate for Bristol mayor. Having lost in 2012, Rees came back to comfortably win in 2016. Now after five years in office, Rees has a record to promote and to defend, attracting a lot of support and criticism from diverse quarters. In this in-depth interview, Neil and Marvin get into the personal, political and policy of the current mayor.
This week in Bristol: The latest after deadly fire at Twinnell House
In the news this week, tragedy struck at a Bristol tower block. After a top floor flat at Twinnell House in Easton was engulfed in flames, a...
October’s energy price cap rise fuels concern and community action
The Don't Pay energy bill payment strike was called off this week, but the repercussions of the energy crisis will still be stark for many over the coming winter.
Listen: Bristol Unpacked with cricketing legend David ‘Syd’ Lawrence, the first Black president of a county club who’s had bananas thrown at him on the field
Fast bowls, nightclubs and bodybuilding – Syd Lawrence is an outspoken local sporting icon who's been around the block in Bristol.
Colston 4 judgment: ’The government is tearing up our protest rights’
The Colston Four were acquitted earlier this year after tearing down the Colston statue. But a Court of Appeal judgment means protesters will be less likely to receive similar protections in future.
Listen: Old Market (REMIXED) by Tom Marshman
Your Bristol Life is a new series of five podcasts shining a light on underrepresented aspects of Bristol's history. This BCfm series was made with the Bristol Cable, Bristol History Podcast and In The Dark.