Arvind Howarth

Features

‘People are still here, and they are thriving’: how a local network has stepped up for asylum seekers

Since 2008, Bristol Hospitality Network has hosted nearly 250 asylum seekers at risk of destitution. As co-founder Rachael Bee steps down, we look back at her legacy and what has changed for people seeking refuge in the city.

The decade-long battle to get a community centre for Horfield’s Manor Farm

Wielding the strength of the union: ACORN Bristol’s demands

Coronavirus in Bristol

‘My operations were cancelled because of Covid. I’m still waiting in pain.’

Russell Pugh is one of many frustrated patients whose surgeries have been pushed down the queue since the pandemic began.

Features

Grub’s up: the projects tackling food poverty and social isolation

Stillbirth: a grief like no other

A Bristol charity helps families through the death of a baby. But what can we do to reduce the number of such losses?

Fringe benefits: who are the ‘other’ candidates running for Bristol this General Election?

From painting Bristol’s cranes to look like giraffes, to parties proposing radical anti-austerity policies, what makes Bristol’s smaller parties tick? Arvind Howarth finds out.

Voxpops: how prepared are students for the general election?

As the UK approaches what looks to be a very close election, it looks like every vote could mean the difference between a Conservative or...

Global Round Up

A short round-up of interesting events taking place around the world. Australia by Param Berg Lock the Gate Alliance is a non-violent resistance movement born of...

Watch: Blacklisting in Bristol – Interview

Watch an exclusive video with Jerry Hicks blacklisted Bristol worker and Phil Chamberlain, a freelance journalist about to publish a book ‘Blacklisted’. He is also...

Ghosts at the Feast

Arvind Howarth looks at the experiences of rough sleepers in Bristol’s town centre