Author: Jess Connett
Schools launch community fundraisers to tackle digital poverty
Secondary schools are crowdfunding to buy internet dongles and asking for donations of IT equipment to ensure all students can access online learning during lockdown
Bristol hospitality sector under threat pleads for rent help from council and government
Job losses of ‘tens of thousands’ are possible as independent venues struggle to pay their bills and Bristol enters tier 3.
The Bristolians falling through the gaps of the government’s Covid-19 financial help
As lockdown progresses, people in Bristol are not getting the help promised by central government.
How Bristolians making DIY coronavirus protective equipment are propping up the city's supply
A volunteer army is producing equipment to keep frontline staff at Southmead Hospital safe. Jess Connett investigates why their efforts are needed.