Author: Lucas Batt
The Bristol Briefing: Cases down, hospital admissions and vaccines up, plus the Colston 4 trial
What you need to know on Covid and what else is happening in the city - including the upcoming trial of the ‘Colston 4’
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: First Covid vaccinations in 10 days' time as Bristol enters Tier 3
Bristol's infection rate has fallen as the city prepares for at least two more weeks of strict measures after the national lockdown ends.
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...
The “efficiency savings” making the council inefficient.
As the council faces up to another 40% of cuts, or so-called ‘efficiency savings’’ in 2016, we take a look at the record so far with a particular focus.