‘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.
Bristol’s new van policy. What is it, and how will it affect you?
Injunctions, ‘high’ and ‘low’ impact, and surveillance. We explain what you can expect from the council's new van policy.
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".
Activists block Filton arms companies to protest Turkey’s invasion of Syria
They blocked the main entrance to the arms dealers for four hours.
Housing coops: a landlord you can trust
For the many people in Bristol renting their homes and unable to buy, housing cooperatives offer an alternative way to live.
Traveller kids are being “pushed out” says teacher
We talk to the Traveller teacher who’s watching her service disappear.
Calls to take control of Bristol’s buses as First sell-off announced
Supporters say it would give Bristol a bus service that works for Bristolians, instead of for-profit companies.
How child’s play is a serious matter
A year since the council cut play services, we visit an adventure playground in Southmead.
Government ‘comprehensively failed’ Gypsies and Travellers, report finds
They have the worst outcomes out of all the ethnicities in the UK.
Tory MP wants to get rid of sites and move Travellers into houses
Charities say the bill, if passed, would lead to the forced assimilation of Gypsies and Travellers.
Road to nowhere: Bristol’s hidden housing crisis
Faced with a unique housing crisis and deep-seated prejudice, where are Bristol’s Gypsy and Traveller population supposed to go?