Edition 2 : Winter 2014
Gangs in Bristol: beyond the headlines
Alon Aviram spoke to former gang members, youth workers, the police, and a football hooligan turned vicar to find out about the nature and scale of gang activity in Bristol today.
Victorian Bristol’s radical coffee taverns – Educate, Agitate, Percolate?
With the prospect of a Starbucks in Old City, Bristol’s proclaimed status as ‘alternative’ is facing increasing corporate influence. Stephen E. Hunt of The Bristol...
Banged up in HMP Bristol
Adam Cantwell-Corn caught up with Governor of HMP Bristol, Andrea Albutt, and ex-con and prison campaigner, Ben Gunn, to find out whether one of society’s...
Video: Conscious Hip Hop in Bristol
Local artists D-Red, Lowdose and Ben reflect on the origins, meaning and challenges of conscious hip hop. Filmed and Produced by D-Red Edited by Alec for...
An evening out with Bristol City
Wagon Wheels, the East End shed man, and sleet. David Goldblatt gives his take.
Food: From Sudan to Stapleton Road
In the first of a regular column Andrew McCarthy writes about food, community and a sense of home in Bristol.
Exclusive: Green fingers and blind spots
Following controversy over use of public money for Green Capital, Alec Saelens and Joe Smith chatted with people concerned, seeking transparency about how the money...
African eyes on Green Capital
Ade Olaiya interviewed members of Bristol’s African and Afro-Caribbean communities to find out what European Green Capital 2015 means for them.
A true story of a Bristolian fighting workplace injustice
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