Joe Smith


The challenge of pissing the right people off: inside Extinction Rebellion Bristol

Lots has been written about XR, with a mixture of admiration and irritation, hope for the future and concern about some of their methods. Here’s a look at how the Bristol branches work, and their plans for future actions.

The race is on for Tory held marginal Filton and Bradley Stoke

Mayor pressured to take on Government over cuts


Darren Hall: “First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then you win.”

Can the Greens reach out beyond their liberal middle-class heartland to secure a victory? Joe Smith spoke with Darren Hall, the Green Party candidate for...


Exclusive: Green fingers and blind spots


Exclusive: £500,000 Green Capital conflict of interest?

The Glorious Dead

In this article we take a look at some of Bristol’s pacifists, objectors and mutineers and the struggles they faced during World War 1.