Author: Lucas Batt
The Bristol Briefing: Almost a third of Bristol adults given first Covid jab
The number of Covid patients in hospital has reached its lowest level since later October, as schools open on Monday in the first step in easing of restrictions.
The Bristol Briefing: Covid variant found in Bristol no more dangerous, say experts
Nearly one in five people in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire have been given their first dose of the vaccine.
The Bristol Briefing: More Covid patients fill up Bristol hospitals, but spread of virus slows
The worrying spike of positive cases of Covid-19 since Chistmas appears to be flattening out in Bristol, but pressure on the NHS continues to rise.
The Bristol Briefing: Record number of Covid patients in Bristol hospitals, as city in 'most critical point' of pandemic
More vaccination centres will open next week, but there is now a record number of patients in local hospitals, putting the NHS under "extreme pressure".
The Bristol Briefing: Bristol bucks worrying national trend as it enters Tier 2
With more relaxed restrictions for Bristol until the end of the year, the city's infection rates fell further this week, but the council expects it to rise again in the coming weeks.
The Bristol Briefing: Bristol Covid-19 rate falls below England average for first time since October
The Covid-19 latest 📉 Bristol’s infection rate has fallen below the England average for the first time since early October. There were 589 new cases...
The Bristol Briefing: Avonmouth explosion victims named, as Covid cases continue to fall
A 16-year-old has been named among the four victims of the deadly blast at the Wessex Water plant in Avonmouth. Plus the latest developments on Covid-19 in Bristol.
The Bristol Briefing: Covid-19 rate falls in possible sign that lockdown is working
It may be good news, but new cases remain among the highest in the country, and hospitals under serious pressure.
Bristol ‘highly likely’ to see Tier 2 Covid restrictions soon, with local NHS now under 'extreme pressure'
Meanwhile both of Bristol’s hospital trusts have declared internal critical incidents amid rising demand and more Covid patients.
We asked: What needs solving in Bristol?
This issue is about solutions, so we asked the Cable’s 2,100 members what they most want to see solutions for. Here we explore some ideas for solutions to the biggest themes members raised: transport and housing.
Data leaves Bristol, dark ads arrive: how microtargeting is changing elections
The latest trend in political campaigning is to pump sponsored adverts directly into your Facebook feed. But with the law struggling to catch up with the technology, who is keeping an eye on ‘dark ads’?
Could tactical voting change this election?
We look at how political alliances might have changed the last election, and how they might affect the results of this election. Voting tactically this...
Expenses: £25k on first class travel for Bristol West candidate
First class travel expenses worth £24,979 claimed by former MP and current candidate for Bristol West, Stephen Williams, during his last term as MP.
Methodology: Calculating Ward-Level Turnout - WoE Mayoral Election 2017
RETURN TO MAIN ARTICLE Words: Lucas Batt The turnout data is taken from the Bristol verification totals for the West of England Mayoral Election 2017...