Bristol History Podcast is dedicated to exploring various aspects of Bristol’s history, hosted by Tom Brothwell. Produced in partnership with the Bristol Cable since April 2018.
Long Covid and the frontline of mass unemployment
Over a million people are still unwell months after catching Covid-19. With sick pay quickly running out, thousands could lose their jobs and face financial ruin.
Swimming in Bristol Harbour is possible. How can we make it happen?
We talk to Julien De Smedt, the architect behind Copenhagen’s first and best-known swimming harbour bath, and Johnny Palmer, founder of local campaign group Swim Bristol Harbour, about what it takes to make a harbour swimmable.
Full toll of care home deaths in Bristol revealed as regulator finally makes data transparent
Criticism of government’s handling of crisis reignites as the Care Quality Commission releases data on the number of Covid-related deaths at individual care homes.
‘The end of the mask mandate threatens Bristol’s young and vulnerable’
Masks coming off from ‘freedom day’ is going to restrict people’s movement around the city on Bristol’s buses.
Southmead Hospital taking 'critically ill COVID patients' from as far away as Birmingham
Southmead Hospital faces 'challenge' as patient numbers hit a peak and surgeries and routine appointments are cancelled last month.