Eliz Mizon

A pink and purple First Bristol bus, parked

This Week in Bristol

This week in Bristol: Politicians push for public control of buses

In the news this week, the latest raft of cuts to Bristol bus services has pushed local politicians to call for a radical change to the operation of transport in the region.

This week in Bristol: Bristol bus blow brings backlash

This week in Bristol: Mayor’s first State of the City Address since Bristol voted to scrap his role

Grosvenor Hotel fire

This Week in Bristol

This week in Bristol: Historic hotel gutted by fire

The former Grosvenor Hotel, mired in controversy in recent years, has been destroyed by fire.

This Week in Bristol

This week in Bristol: More Bristol workers taking strike action

Music

Taking back control in a male-dominated industry

Bristol Uni staff strike again to protect their pensions, pay and conditions

Despite the disruption to their degrees over the last 18 months, some students are backing their lecturers’ action even if it means more missed learning.

Bristol has a trove of artefacts originally taken through colonisation. Should they be given back?

A roiling debate about the ownership of the spoils of empire, mired in practical and political issues.

Grief, violence and faith: Bristol filmmaker’s award-winning new short film

Hartcliffe's Paul Holbrook talks about his new film set in Bristol and the importance of telling working class stories.

Tenants facing eviction at Hartcliffe allotments fight to save a decade of growing

The Court Farm Road Allotment Association says their eviction alongside Hartcliffe City Farm - which they share a site with but are independent of - makes no sense. The community team who have taken on the farm say the council promised them a clean slate.

Stokes Croft Riots: 10 years on

Key changes being made to the Stokes Croft Tesco in 2021 mean the story is as relevant, and murky, as it ever was, says Eliz Mizon. What led to the ‘Stokes Croft riots’ ten years ago?

Is Bristol a ‘beacon’ for Black culture? We speak to 5 Black organisers in the city

Is the opportunity for real racial change in Bristol getting lost in “changing names and toppling statues”? We ask Black Bristolians.