Author: Hannah Vickers
These furloughed pub staff are providing fresh food and hope to families in need
As a new study predicts that lockdowns will double destitution in the UK, we meet staff who are using their furlough to provide much-needed food to families in need.
‘You need to see yourself’: tackling the national curriculum’s overwhelming whiteness
“Put yourself into their shoes for a moment.” Aisha Thomas, the assistant principal at City Academy in Easton, is explaining how the national curriculum is...
Bristol Dry Gin: ‘You can always issue an apology in the local paper…’
Micro distillery Bristol Dry Gin have had a huge backlash for using George Floyd’s death and the Black Lives Matter protests to market their new gin. We talk to a pub landlord about why they won’t be stocking their products.
Time to stop clapping for Bristol's NHS workers?
As we reach the 11th week of the NHS clap, some Cable members say it’s time to change it up, to demand for PPE for frontline staff, or a minute’s silence for the dead.
You can’t stay home and safe when you’re sleeping rough
As Bristol Homelessness Action week comes to a close, we find out why people are still on the street almost two months after lockdown started. And ask: How might the pandemic change Bristol’s homelessness provision for the better?
Where are my patients? GP speaks out about non-covid-19 health problems
A Bristol GP shares her concerns that the drop in patients calling the surgery during coronavirus could lead to more serious illnesses down the line.
Bristol GP says we’re in 'the calm before a terrible storm'
Coronavirus testing delays, a lack of protective equipment, and the stress of people flouting lockdown restrictions are troubling this Bristol GP.
Rough sleepers of Bristol and the search for a safe place amid coronavirus
Bristol City Council is trying to find 450 rooms to house everyone rough sleeping and in temporary accommodation so they can self-isolate during coronavirus.
"A woman was denied emergency contraception at Asda. This is a private problem of public concern."
When rights of different groups in society collide, compromises need to be made. But with reproductive rights, we need to do better so that women in need come first.
Beyond Brexit: In Bristol’s housing crisis everyone’s a loser apart from the landlords
Everyone’s a loser in Bristol’s housing crisis, except for landlords and people looking to sell their homes. Tenants in the privately rented sector are struggling...
Bristol South: What you need to know for the 2019 General Election
Bristol South has some of the most deprived areas in the country. Here’s what the different candidates say they’re going to do about it.
Bristol East: What you need to know for the 2019 General Election
Incumbent, Labour’s Kerry McCarthy is expected to win again this election, as she has the previous three, but with a much reduced majority.
'Most families find it shameful' - Finding pride in a community where being gay is taboo
It took over a decade for James to tell his family he was gay. Some Irish Travellers never get the chance to.
A morning with activists taking direct action against immigration enforcement
The group said the action was in response to the "institutional racism of the government's hostile environment policy".