Infestation in Avonmouth: Return of the flies…
Avonmouth residents are blaming the local waste plant after their homes were infested with flies, again... but the council says there’s no problem.
Exclusive: Former coppers, including undercover, exposed in police data blunder
While police are fighting to protect the identities of officers during the ‘spycops’ public inquiry into undercover policing, an Avon and Somerset Police Facebook group has exposed the identities of former officers, including covert police.
Artists pushed out but fighting back: YardArts Village
From St Pauls to Shirehampton: Circus company YardArts aim to turn leaving the city centre into an opportunity.
Opinion: Unconscious bias training won’t end police institutional racism
When it comes to police racism, is it the case of a few rotten apples or do we need a new barrel altogether? Sam Kidel...
Policewoman who Tasered Ras Judah found not guilty of assault
But PC Claire Boddie faces disciplinary action
Latest eviction threat by Hamilton House owners rebuffed by council
After having two planning applications blocked, Hamilton House's owners aim to keep development plans alive by stopping it being given community centre status.
Private probation companies are sending more people to jail. But not for committing crimes
Outsourced providers in the Bristol area are under heavy fire for sucking up millions in public money, but failing on public safety and criminal justice.
“Parks aren’t there for making money”
Bristol City Council approves recommendations for savings from its parks and green spaces, allowing ‘low impact’ advertising and charging professional dog walkers. Photo: Nina Rehman
Council blocks second planning application to redevelop Hamilton House
After 200 tenants were recently evicted, the future of Stokes Croft's cultural hub hangs in the balance as plans to redevelop are blocked yet again by the council.
Another blow for Filwood, as 80-year-old community centre fights for survival
Will the 80-year-old Filwood Community Centre cling on? And what can be done to revive the Broadway?
Bristol MPs back plans for music venue champion
Bristol’s grassroots music scene fights back in the face of developments and financial struggles.
Action needed on shocking levels of teacher stress
Teachers' union survey exposes stress crisis in Bristol’s schools, exacerbated by cuts and unsustainable workloads. Could a ‘fair workload charter’ help?