David Olusoga: Not the "angry black guy on television"
The Bristol-based celebrity historian talks about why he challenges the white-washing of British history… and the “pretty weird” relationship the city has with Edward Colston.
Feminist library occupiers defiant after police visit
Domestic violence campaigners occupying the now-closed Cheltenham Road Library, are determined to stay put after a visit from the police and other unidentified individuals - one of whom made threats.
55% cut to crisis fund "catastrophic" for domestic violence survivors
Women’s groups have raised concerns that a 55% budget cut to the council’s crisis fund will have a disproportionate impact on those fleeing domestic abuse.
"Enough is enough": Campaign launched to support grandfather tasered by police
“Without the strength of my God there’s ... And without my neighbour there’s a strong possibility they would have killed me.”
Let there be cake: Sunday service at Bristol’s godless church
It’s been a few years since I went to church, so one Sunday I did – sort of. The monthly Sunday Assembly at the Trinity Centre, like most churches, offers singing and readings, inspiring sermons and quiet reflection.
"Justifiable" discrimination: 500% fee increase for asylum appeals
“A Dafuri man claiming asylum has been trying for two years to bring his wife here. If he can’t afford to even go to court and appeal...
‘We’re just as human as you’: one woman’s experience of being transgender and homeless
Bristol’s housing crisis means outreach services struggle to provide enough emergency accommodation, and homeless people scrape by on the streets.
Students and University in battle over high rents
Bristol University is being accused of shutting out applicants from disadvantaged backgrounds, after an announcement that rents in halls will be raised from the next...