Upfest: Women challenging the male-dominated graffiti scene
Upfest gave a nod to the centenary of women first getting the vote by joining forces with Bristol Women's Voice and some of the world's top female street artists.
The debate: High-rises in Bristol – addressing the housing crisis or soulless towers?
The council has launched a plan to build a number of high-rise residential towers across the city in a bid to make better use of the city’s limited space, attracting resistance from campaigners and the Green Party, who say the towers are too high and unnecessary. Two players in the debate give th...
Tents occupying College Green in protest of Rough Sleeping policy given notice to leave
Bristol Housing Action Movement and Homes for All raise concerns about the council’s new rough sleeping draft policy.
Carnival is back - just in time to celebrate its 50th anniversary!
Since starting in 1968, St Pauls Carnival has become recognised as one of Bristol’s most iconic and culturally significant events. After three years off, Carnival is now back thanks to the hard graft of many in the local community.
OPINION: the voting system is broken, it's time for change
Have you ever felt your vote didn’t count? The turnout in both national and local elections suggests that a lot of people share that view....
Hartcliffe Children’s Centre: staff numbers halved, parents worried
Staff cuts have hit children’s centres across Bristol under the council’s new model. Hartcliffe, one of the most deprived parts of the city, is no different.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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?
Protesters claim victory in blocking “illegal” eviction
ACORN campaigners have stopped former Bristol City Football Club director from evicting a mother and her three small children from their home.