Author: Adam Postans
Fear of 'cover-ups', bad decisions and squandering taxpayers' money
A cross-party group of councillors fear “cover-ups”, bad decisions and taxpayers’ money being squandered by Bristol City Council. Now they call for better access rights to information.
Ex-undercover cop secretly ran business with man connected to gangsters
The ex-undercover cop hid the fact he was running a second-hand car dealership with a man who had “very dangerous” known associates in organised crime. He denied the allegations against him and claimed senior members of Avon and Somerset Police tried to discredit him.
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....