Author: Hannah Vickers
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".
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?
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.