Exclusive: Council denies structural issues identified four years ago are root cause of tower block evacuation
Bristol City Council says 'new and intrusive' surveys raised questions over whether it could rely on its own records about Barton House, whose residents have been left temporarily homeless after the building was deemed unsafe.
‘My anxiety levels are off the scale’: Tempers fray as student houses multiply on estate
As residents and students clash on High Kingsdown estate, Bristol City Council is being urged to enforce its own targets and lower the number of HMOs in the area.
Revealed: Data tool shows extent of sewage spills at popular Bristol swimming spot – and it’s grim
As campaigners work tirelessly to document sewage spills by Wessex Water into the Avon, top bosses at the water company have earned big bonuses for meeting environmental targets.
‘A tragic reflection on society’: the Bristolians jailed for sleeping rough, and feeding pigeons
Civil injunctions used to tackle anti-social behaviour can end up punishing vulnerable people, to little good effect. Is there an alternative?
Bridging the gap: A campaign empowering south Bristol’s youth
Youth Moves is addressing the cultural, social and economic divide that stops young people south of the river achieving their potential.
‘We are losing so much’: Local businesses and Cable readers react to plans to redevelop Galleries shopping centre
Most readers agree the shopping centre needs a lift, but many raised questions about whether new proposals for its future will help serve the city’s most urgent needs.
High rise tenants kept in the dark about fire safety issues
Carolina House tenants only discovered potential safety problems with the building when they took steps to buy their flat off the council.