Aphra Evans

Listen: Bristol Unpacked with Tom Morris, artistic director of Bristol Old Vic

Neil Maggs kicks off a new podcast series with a chat on theatre, who ‘the arts’ are for and what role the Kings Street institution plays in the city.

Carers strike to protest pay cuts at St Monica’s Trust care homes

Staff, who in two years could lose up to thousands of pounds in wages, report colleagues are leaving amid 'intimidating' behaviour from management.

Bristol Airport expansion case highlights loopholes in national climate policy, say campaigners

Lawyers bringing the anti-expansion case to the High Court want to emphasise that no one is considering the cumulative impact of regional airport expansions.

Avon and Somerset Police commits to anti-racism work, but refuses to admit force is institutionally racist

Chief Constable Sarah Crew said the view that policing is institutionally racist has legitimacy, but it’s important to move beyond the term.

‘You don’t win at this’: the ongoing battle against sexual harassment in Bristol’s nightlife

Money is being poured into providing venues with training and resources against the crime, but it's just the start of a process of creating cultural change, explains the Trinity Centre’s Aysha Tailor-Whyte.

Listen: Bristol Unpacked with Paul Hassan, the community sector leader who says a mayor is best for the city and the vote is ‘self-indulgent’

The last of four episodes in a mini-series dedicated to understanding what’s at stake in Bristol’s upcoming mayoral referendum on 5 May.

Listen: Bristol Unpacked with Nicola Bowden-Jones, the ex-Labour councillor who says the mayoral system is ‘sexist and anti-democratic’

Part three of four episodes in a mini-series dedicated to understanding what’s at stake in Bristol’s upcoming mayoral referendum on 5 May.

Listen: Bristol Unpacked with Ellie King, the Labour councillor coming out to bat for the mayoral system and take on critics

Part two of four episodes in a mini-series dedicated to understanding what’s at stake in Bristol’s upcoming mayoral referendum on 5 May.

Listen: Bristol Unpacked with Alex Hartley, the Lib Dem councillor that forced the vote on the future of Bristol’s political set-up

Part one of four episodes in a mini-series dedicated to understanding what's at stake in Bristol's upcoming mayoral referendum on 5 May.

Bristol’s mayoral referendum explained in one minute

With ballot boxes appearing in the post but precious little information as to why, here's a brief guide to what's happening in May.

Race, language and labels: what do people really think about the term ‘BAME’?

The government announced last month it was dropping the problematic term, but is it still useful in certain situations and are diversity initiatives still needed?

EDF Energy’s licence to dump mud from Hinkley Point C into Severn is lawful, judge rules

Campaigners tried and failed to halt the dumping of almost one million tonnes of mud from a nuclear plant into the estuary at Portishead.