Bristol headteachers confront DfE over school cuts “disgrace”
Bristol heads speak out over “national disgrace” school funding cuts that will see SEN pupils with reduced support and classrooms stripped of teaching staff.
“It will be more difficult to cope.”
Disabled people and carers speak out on Bristol cuts impacts.
How will council cuts affect you? Social care
The Cable would like to hear from readers about how you think the council’s proposed cuts will affect you or your family.
Council management blasted in damning report
Incompetent management, democratic failures and a culture of bullying – report published today on council austerity programme 2012-16.
Air quality: Blue sky thinking?
UWE Bristol researchers are creating a ‘toolkit’ for radical, citizen-led action on air pollution.
Feminists vs. wife beater Floyd Mayweather, round two
Domestic abuser and boxer Floyd Mayweather due to appear at Marriott Hotel event on International Women’s Day.
HIV support service facing 100% cut in funding
“This double blow will leave little or no specialist support for HIV positive people.” – the Brigstowe Project.
Meet the man desperately trying to frack the South West
Somerset is the latest target for Gerwyn Williams, who’s been leading a one-man dash for gas throughout Wales and the West Country. Lucky for the county, he’s got a pretty thin track record of actually getting near any drills.
Not business as usual
Bristol’s small and medium-sized business sector is ethnically diverse – but BME-led businesses face barriers to growth and success. Could 2017 be the year when the city finally starts to celebrate its diverse business community instead?
City Hall protest over priority housing for DV survivors
Campaigners claim proposals on priority housing for small percentage of individuals in domestic violence refuges don’t go far enough.
It’s time to talk about HIV
With rates of HIV rising again, the support and education provided by organisations like the Brigstowe Project is more important than ever.
Hundreds protest against school takeover
Protest at Winterbourne International Academy to oppose takeover by Oasis academy chain – as school hit by a ‘financial notice to improve’ from government.