Determination and struggle to shake “hangover from the past” in Southmead
Sensationalist coverage of “riot” in area shows how media failed to grasp the real challenges faced by the community.
Learning the legal hustle
Bristol-based project Street2Boardroom is ready to shake up the street and business worlds, but challenges lie ahead. “We can’t live in a society where people...
Drugs services: commissioning failure after funding cuts
Cuts make Bristol one of a growing number of local authorities who received no bids from service providers.
Drug use epidemic at HMP Bristol highlights prison system failings
Employees and experts speak out about the causes of declining conditions.
Pressure builds on mayor to drop council tax changes that hit poorest
Brewing rebellion by Labour party and councillors following ACORN campaign.
School for teenage mums under threat
An ‘outstanding’ school for teenage mothers and their children is facing an uncertain future.
NHS cuts hit fertility treatments
The local NHS has angered patients by restricting its criteria for IVF eligibility, at the same time as privatising Bristol Centre for Reproductive Medicine.
Analysis: Bristol’s next move should look to Barcelona
The Mayor and Bristolians can get inspiration in the struggle against the government.
“Keeping drugs illegal isn’t protecting people” – Bristol MP
The Bristol Cable spoke to Thangam Debbonaire about her critical views of the government’s Drug Strategy, the need for reform, and concrete solutions.
Conflicting reports over why Tories didn’t meet core city leaders
There’s some confusion over why Tory ministers didn’t show up
After Grenfell, what now for fire safety in Bristol?
what is being done in Bristol to improve fire safety after the Grenfell disaster?
Facial recognition: Bristol research could change the world as we know it
Bristol Robotics Laboratory are developing a facial recognition system that could change the world as we know it.