Reactions to council’s new proposals on van dwellers
The draft plans, which outline greater enforcement powers, receives mixed reactions.
EXCLUSIVE: Council policy on van living outlines greater enforcement powers
Bristol is to become one of the first places in the country to have a stretegy for vehicle dwellers, but some fear it could simply end up displacing people.
Policewoman who Tasered Ras Judah found not guilty of assault
But PC Claire Boddie faces disciplinary action
“Parks aren’t there for making money”
Bristol City Council approves recommendations for savings from its parks and green spaces, allowing ‘low impact’ advertising and charging professional dog walkers.
Community action around the city
Funding cut, services cancelled, staff laid off, but it’s not all bad news. We look at positive community stories from all corners of Bristol.
Protesters claim victory in blocking “illegal” eviction
ACORN campaigners have stopped former Bristol City Football Club director from evicting a mother and her three small children from their home.
Council awards new youth services contracts two months late
After months of delays, Bristol's reduced youth services will finally launch in June.
‘Low impact’ advertising in parks to be considered despite public opposition
Advertising is likely to be allowed in parks, with the possibility of billboards appearing in the future.
Watch: Drag Queen Story Time – sequins, glitter and messages of inclusion
Drag queens performed to their toughest audience yet at Parson Street Primary School for World Book Day.
Students occupy Bristol University in support of striking staff
Students have occupied the management floor of University of Bristol’s Senate House, demanding that the Vice-Chancellor supports striking staff
Mental health: weighing up the options
As social factors play a role in mental illhealth, why is it so often treated with medication alone?