SURVEY: Neighbourhood partnerships cuts. Are you affected?
Neighbourhood Partnerships, the council-led forums for residents, community groups, council, police and local businesses, are facing massive cuts. Do you think they’re a vital democratic...
Squatters evicted: St Philips
Squatters resisted an eviction for most of the morning on St Philips Road, Bristol before voluntarily leaving at 10:30am.
Tools for hard-hitting investigations
Award-winning journalist, Mark Lee Hunter, delivered a powerful investigations workshop for Bristol Cable Media Lab trainees and UWE journalism students last week.
Bristol University working with the surveillance state
From maths to computer science, GCHQ has its tentacles in Bristol University.
Revealed: The troubling trickle-down of phone-cracking technology
Avon and Somerset is one of at least 29 UK police forces forensically examining mobile phones. We reveal the powerful technology being targeted at low-level crime, and the serious security breaches it's enabled in the hands of local officers.
Coppers working second jobs for extra cash
Give this mystery shopper bad customer service and you might get more than just a poor rating.
Racial bias growing in stop and search
While Avon and Somerset police have reduced the total number of stop an searches, the proportion of black people compared to white people increases. Photo:...
Security tips for the tech-phobe
...Because someone, somewhere has access to everything you ever do online.
The beating heart in IKEA car park
Hidden away in the shadow of IKEA, the Eastville Social Club is still serving local communities.
Police remove documents following Cable investigation
But they’ve been downloaded here… “The longer the policy of denial of existence of these capabilities go on, the worse it is for police, citizens,...
Revealed: Bristol’s police and mass mobile phone surveillance
Evidence points to Avon and Somerset Constabulary and five other forces having bought devices that can spy on thousands of phones at a time...
Avon and Somerset Police rank worst for hate crime action
Avon and Somerset Police are ranked worst among the nation’s 13 largest police forces in taking action against hate crime.