Hannah Vickers

Edition 30

Could Filwood Broadway finally get the cash boost it needs?

The south Bristol high street might be getting a much-needed makeover. But locals say they should be consulted again because the plans are out of date.

The single parents from Bristol who changed women’s lives

‘£650k for a referendum? The mind boggles’: Southmead residents on the mayoral referendum

Edition 29

The budget hotels where asylum seekers live in limbo

Bahara is one of hundreds of asylum seekers who live in small rooms in budget hotels on the edge of Bristol. She has no money and no idea when she will be moved, or where she will be sent.

Police and Crime bill

Mother of jailed Kill the Bill protester: ‘We never thought she’d get this long’ 

Police and Crime bill

Two women jailed after Kill the Bill violence

Locked out of nature: Making Bristol’s parks accessible to Disabled people

Being outdoors is vital to our wellbeing, even more so during a pandemic, but for Disabled people, getting out into nature is harder than ever.

‘The UK simply isn’t doing enough’ for Ukrainian refugees, say lawyers and campaigners

As Bristolians take to the streets in solidarity with Ukraine, charities prepare to support refugees at home and abroad.

Laughing it off: how comedy can aid recovery from trauma

A new free art therapy course aims to help people work through mental ill-health through the medium of standup.

Kill the Bill protester cleared of riot, found guilty of arson

Jasmine York will be sentenced on 14 March, but has been released on unconditional bail until then.

‘Sarah Everard had been let down by a police officer, and the thought of the police having more power scared me’ says riot accused

The defence have closed their case in the trial of Jasmine York, who is charged with riot and arson following a Kill the Bill protest in Bristol. She denies both charges.

Prosecution allege protestor was ‘leader’ of Kill the Bill riot, as jury hears accused was bitten by a police dog and hit by batons

The prosecution have laid out their case against Jasmine York, 26, who is on trial for riot and arson following a Kill the Bill protest in Bristol. She denies both charges.