Avonmouth, the Merchant Navy and Sailors’ Tales
Veteran Merchant Navy men and women in Avonmouth, Bristol bobbed along to the melodies of their youth as they watched a community play about sailors' tales.
Legal aid cuts keeping refugee families apart
A systemic squeeze is making it far harder for people fleeing violence and oppression to reunite with loved ones.
Bristol’s DIY communities
Community and self-build projects can play a small but important role in tackling the housing crisis
Bristol’s role in arming the world
Fighter jets with engines manufactured in Patchway are dropping missiles designed in Filton on Yemen. But can the defence sector be re-shaped to provide real security?
You need the Cable and the Cable needs you!
So far, 1,500 people have helped make this happen. But the Cable needs 3,000 to survive. Here’s a snapshot of what can happen in...
The rise and fall of Bristol’s print industry
Memories of hot metal, union pride and livelihoods in the city
Forget the vinegar, the real reek is inaction on glyphosates
Forget the vinegar, the real reek is inaction on glyphosates...
Meet the man desperately trying to frack the South West
Somerset is the latest target for Gerwyn Williams, who’s been leading a one-man dash for gas throughout Wales and the West Country. Lucky for the county, he’s got a pretty thin track record of actually getting near any drills.
Children with ME need relevant science, not pressure to do more, more, more
An advocate and campaigner living with ME explains why she opposes Bristol University’s trials on children with the condition.
Plugging Bristol’s energy gaps
An old and draughty housing stock, high energy consumption and fuel poverty mean tackling energy inefficiency must be a priority for our city
How the ‘housing crisis’ is a crisis of policy, profiteering and politics
Housing development policy is marked by secrecy and misleading definitions. But can it be pushed back?
The offshore companies and billion pound corporations stealing Bristol’s homes
Four recent major applications reveal a picture of profiteering from the housing crisis