Update: News on the future of Hamilton House
A packed meeting took place at Hamilton House on Stokes Croft this afternoon to discuss the future of the building.
The rise of right-wing Bristol millionaire Arron Banks
How did he get from a trading estate in Patchway to Trump’s golden elevator?
Ice cream scandal: the Lopresti business investigation continues…
Earlier this year we exposed the underpayment and poor working conditions at the Lopresti ice cream and property business. The allegations keep coming in.
The News in Brief: Cuts, and consultations about cuts
The News in Brief section of this edition's paper was dedicated almost entirely to the upcoming cuts to council services, which are out to consultation. The latest round looks to shave a few million pounds from support services to people with physical or mental health issues, the public toilets and the closure of half of the city's libraries. In addition, more news from the National Health Service and Bristol's housing developments.
Breaking: Future of Hamilton House in Stokes Croft thrown up in the air
The future of Hamilton House, an iconic social enterprise and community hub on Stokes Croft, has been made uncertain.
Warnings about new synthetic drugs deserve to be taken seriously
Governments have cried wolf about drugs in the past, but warnings about new synthetic drugs are justified.
The council is still not publishing secret documents on housing
As yet another zero-affordable development gets going, delays hold back transparency policy
The sting: private investigators and spying on fracking and trade union activists
One firm shuts down its websites nationwide after hearing about this Cable investigation.
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’?
Campaign against Fishponds McDonald’s explores judicial review options
Community campaign considering further legal action against multinational.
Plutus Energy lose appeal to build Lawrence Hill power station
Community campaigners rejoice after 18-month effort to stop polluters moving into Lawrence Hill.