Alex Turner

Deal to reopen crucial St Paul’s dentists could be ‘sorted soon’, campaigners say

Hopeful messages emerge at community event hosted by campaigners, with dental care provider in detailed contract discussions with local health bosses that could see services return.

‘We want to give people their space back’: clock ticks on crowdfunder to save Barton Hill’s last pub

Thanks to a crowdfunding campaign, the Rhubarb Tavern could be saved from redevelopment after three years closed. In a changing city, and with pints becoming a luxury for many, what will be needed to make it a success?

Council delays putting community-led housing in at risk, Lockleaze charity warns

Planning and legal holdups mean two 100% affordable schemes remain stuck in the system, while Bristol City Council's redevelopment of a nearby community centre has been 'prioritised'.

‘A Pandora’s box’? What impact will Fishponds’ big new developments have, and who stands to profit?

Plans to redevelop three factory sites could see thousands of new homes along the Bristol and Bath Railway Path. Residents want to raise awareness about the potential impact of the schemes, which promise their owners lucrative returns.

Community union’s intervention sees housing association eviction halted amid disrepair claims

Rent arrears proceedings by local social landlord that would have seen Cliftonwood man lose his flat are 'off the table for now', ACORN says

Council to consult more on East Bristol Liveable Neighbourhood scheme after backlash

The traffic restriction trial will now be introduced over winter rather than in the autumn, following accusations of inadequate consultation by some locals.

St Paul’s campaigners continue battle to bring dental care back to closed practice

Surgery shut its doors in June leaving thousands without NHS dental care, but group are hopeful that local health bosses are willing to work in partnership with them to find a solution.

‘What the hell can people do?’ Looming St Paul’s dentist closure shines light on a national crisis

Emptying savings, travelling miles for care, DIY dentistry and worsening health inequalities – campaigners and residents have been telling the Cable what the end of BUPA’s practice on Ashley Road will mean.

‘The pressure is driving people out’: nursery workers warn government childcare reforms will backfire

The government has promised to expand free childcare, and confirmed it will relax permitted ratios of nursery workers to children. But staff around Bristol say nurseries won't survive these changes without a major funding boost.

Insurance giant Legal & General to shut factory that makes homes for hugely delayed Lockleaze scheme

L&G says the move, which will result in 450 job losses, will not affect homes at the Bonnington scheme being completed by spring 2024 – 18 months late.

Bristol’s car parks take up land the size of 150 football pitches. What if they could be replaced by housing?

Across the Bristol area, hundreds of acres of space is occupied by off-street car parks. What impact could building new homes on them have on the housing crisis, and on making the city more liveable?

‘Crisis’ extends housing misery for Lockleaze buyers, as L&G admits mould issues on sister scheme

Modular homes at Legal & General's Bonnington development will be taken off their foundations, leaving buyers waiting up to a year, while serious mould problems had to be fixed at another scheme in Yorkshire, the Cable can reveal.