Author: Hannah Vickers
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.
Bristol Travellers fill food banks for Christmas
The #FoodbankNomination started in Ireland but has since spread all over the world, including Bristol. We spoke to the Bristol Gypsies and Travellers who've taken part.
In the UK today, just being a Traveller is bad for your health
Inequality for Bristol’s Traveller communities isn't going to be fixed without dedicated multi-agency working, warns anti-racism charity.
Travellers say it's time to stop using them as clickbait
“Unfortunately, Gypsies and Travellers doing bad things has more news value than the wider population doing the same bad things, and that’s just not fair.”
Moving on: Why we’re running a series on racism against Gypsies and Travellers
It’s time we highlighted the discrimination that Bristol’s Gypsies and Travellers face on a daily basis. Here’s why.
Council rejects Tory motion on unauthorised Traveller encampments
Councillor for Stoke Bishop, John Goulandris calls Bristol a ‘soft touch’ on Travellers and wants the council to expand enforcement powers.
Wellfest: Celebrating results day whatever your results
A-Level results day is here and young people all over Bristol are celebrating, commiserating and considering their options. Wellfest aims to help students celebrate the work they’ve put in this year.
Upfest: Women challenging the male-dominated graffiti scene
Upfest gave a nod to the centenary of women first getting the vote by joining forces with Bristol Women's Voice and some of the world's top female street artists.
I did time for tagging
Jack Keeling, who was imprisoned for graffiti, talks to the Bristol Cable about his sentence, Bristol’s graffiti scene and the council’s promise to create legal graffiti walls.