Bristol’s working homeless crisis on the rise
The private landlord monopoly and lack of affordable housing is crippling Bristol’s gig economy workers.
Revealed: How the council flogged off public land in the face of austerity
Libraries, fields, offices: All sold off to fund the cost of austerity
Ravers rejoice as Blue Mountain re-opens pending major development
“Temporary reprieve” for nightclub until council approves plans student flats in heart of Stokes Croft.
Community rallies to save urban farming project
Community farming project Sims Hill received groundswell of support after being threatened by park-and-ride.
Bristol City Council to look into buying Hamilton House
Social enterprise Coexist were evicted in December, but this could be a lifeline for the Stokes Croft hub.
“This is a fight”: Opposition to St Philip’s gas plant plans intensifies
The proposed gas generation plant would be just 90m from a nursery school.
Council to vote to condemn immigration detention
These Walls Must Fall campaign gaining ground in Bristol and around the country.
Relative of Bristol Brink’s-Mat gangster jailed as part of organised crime ring
10 men including John 'Goldfinger' Palmer's son-in-law jailed for roles in extortion, drug dealing and blackmail gang.
Fighting the gig economy – of academics not students
Lots of Bristol University staff are highly educated, but casually employed. Bristol UCU is campaigning to change that.
BREAKING: Artist exodus from Hamilton House as Coexist resist eviction
Coexist were given 24 hours notice to leave on Monday but say they are going to hang on for another month.
People block developers profiting from Bristol’s housing crisis
Campaign against the Chocolate Factory development in Greenbank kicks back into action as developers begin work – minus any affordable housing.
The fight is on to prevent Lawrence Hill gas power station
Power plant proposed for next to primary school in inner-city Lawrence Hill, yet again.