Author: Adam Postans
Councillors approve public consultation on controversial strip club ban
Plans to ban sexual entertainment venues have been cricitised by councillors, sex workers and the nighttime economy sector. But now the public will have its say.
Developer withdraws planning proposals for 'grim' and 'Stalinist' St Pauls flats
Controversial plans for a four-storey block of flats in St Pauls have been withdrawn. The boss of developers Clayewater Homes says they spent “a lot...
Councillors say City Hall officers ‘unduly influenced’ by reporting direct to Mayor
Councillor Clive Stevens says he cannot always trust what officers say because they are ‘fearful of pressure from their boss’.
Cars to be banned from parts of Bristol city centre in major boost for cycling and walking
The council plans include banning cars from Bristol Bridge and a section of Baldwin Street, as well as pedestrianising the Old City and widening pavements across Bristol.
Mayor Rees calls for Government bailout to plug £82m blackhole
Mayor Marvin Rees is pleading with the Government for an NHS-style bailout for local authorities as he warned it will take Bristol years to recover from the coronavirus.
Temporary coronavirus mortuary to open as council prepares for 'worst case scenario'
The new mortuary will increase Bristol City Council's capacity to deal with deceased people by two-thirds.
Councillors give themselves a pay rise
Bristol city councillors have awarded themselves a pay hike costing council tax payers an extra £180,000 a year while freezing the salaries of top officers....