From city of sanctuary to ‘city of opportunity’ – how Bristol can better integrate refugees
Asylum seekers and refugees should be thought of as ‘citizens-in-waiting’, people with rights, skills and potential, a new report argues. Instead, many people at the sharp end of the system feel shut out of contributing to society.
Bristol City Council investigates notorious property boss for potential breach of legal order
In 2022, landlord Mushtaq Ahmed was fined £3,000 and given 150 days to clean up three dilapidated buildings in Bristol – but there’s been little sign of improvement since.
As nurses vote for historic industrial action, is Bristol facing a winter of strikes?
Nurses have voted for a national strike over pay for the first time ever, joining Bristol workers across multiple industries pushing for better pay and conditions as the UK goes from the cost of living crisis into recession.
Explainer: How many protected bike lanes does Bristol actually have?
The council has claimed there are 75 miles of segregated cycle lanes in Bristol, but Sustrans says there were only 12 miles of cycle tracks physically separated from traffic in 2021. What’s going on?
The issues bubbling beneath the Temple Quarter development
The land around Temple Meads is slated to be Bristol's biggest regeneration project, but how concerning are the development's flood risk warnings?