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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.

St Werburghs First World War soldier forgotten. Until now, 100 years after his death

A community project has uncovered that a name is mysteriously missing from a First World War memorial plaque at St Werburghs Community Centre.

The far-right bomb maker who wasn’t charged with terrorism offences

He built bombs and published racist, far-right views online. Why wasn't Matthew Glynn charged with terrorism offences?

UPDATE: Man detained in Easton immigration raid released after “further checks”

The raid made national news as a show of dissent to the ‘hostile environment’ immigration regime.

100 people blockaded an immigration raid for seven hours in Easton last night

People took to the streets of Easton in an act of defiance against the government’s ‘hostile environment’ immigration enforcement regime.

Hamilton House: Temporary replacement for Coexist confirmed

As Coexist say they are now under threat of closure, the new manager has been targeted by campaigners.

Bristol Radical Film Festival: Q&A with Elizabeth Mizon

Bristol Radical Film Festival is back! We talked to one of the organisers, Elizabeth Mizon, about what this year’s festival has to offer.

Celebrating Bristol

Nightclubs, neighbours and newsagents - how people are making the city a better place to live.

Taking the council to court over cuts

Parent power wins radical overhaul of special needs services Two Bristol families have taken a stand against cuts – and won. The anonymous parents have...

Update: Loprestis' ‘No plea’ in slavery case

Ice cream bosses face will face Crown Court next month

Exclusive: Lopresti ice cream bosses face slavery charges

Salvatore and Robert Lopresti face charges of forced labour.

“This isn’t over”: Hundreds march to save Hamilton House

Coexist’s Hamilton House adventure appears to be up but a new opportunity for community ownership is on the horizon.

Survivors and ACORN escalate campaign for accountability on safe houses

Two domestic abuse survivors are at risk of homelessness and say that the council has abandoned them.

Police officer who Tasered Ras Judah in face cleared of misconduct

But Race Equality Commissioner says justice hasn’t been done for Judah Adunbi.

This is the company set to profit from an arena in Filton

The infrastructure giant is one of the largest in southeast Asia.

The Exchange to become Bristol’s first community-owned music venue

As other grassroots music venues are closing down, the Exchange tries to find a new way to secure its future.

Hamilton House owners shut out Coexist after decade of managing building

Following a year of fraught negotiations, evictions and uncertainty, the building’s owners are also submitting a full planning application for flats.

Two survivors of domestic violence face homelessness, prompting calls for investigation

Survivors of domestic violence face homelessness, prompting calls for investigation

Wellfest: Celebrating results day whatever your results

A-Level results day is here and young people all over Bristol are celebrating, commiserating and considering their options. Wellfest aims to help students celebrate the work they’ve put in this year.

Yoga will not fix the NHS stress crisis, staff say

Stressed out staff say they need need system change and leadership support, not resilience training.

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