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Edition 20

Interviews

Charmaine Lawrence: Rapper, entrepreneur, activist

From pots of shea butter to awards ceremonies and magazine launches, Bristol businesswoman Charmaine Lawrence’s journey has been all about taking other talent with her

Diary of a learning disabilities nurse

The tragic story of Hannah Wiltshire and a Bedminster Workhouse resonates today

housing Bristol

Housing coops: a landlord you can trust

For the many people in Bristol renting their homes and unable to buy, housing cooperatives offer an alternative way to live.

Infographics

The Alternative South West Rich List

Opinion

Opinion: Electric cars are not the answer

Revealed: Thousands of kids are being put in isolation, fuelling schools debate

A Bristol Cable investigation can reveal Bristol schools are sending children to isolation 1,000 times a week, shedding light on the controversial form of discipline where children are removed from class.

Time to play as Bristol launches plan

Work with under-11s was cut when the council cut its youth services budget by 30% last year, but Bristol’s organisations have come together to find...

Some locals are financially benefiting from gentrification in St Pauls. But at a cost.

Crime may be down, and some locals are cashing in but there’s nostalgia for a different St Pauls.

Opinion: Eye-watering sums paid to interim managers and opaque recruitment must change

It’s high time for greater transparency in the world of interim managers at Bristol City Council, writes Tin Hinson Colin Molton works four days a...

Goodbye to unfair letting fees 

Victory for renters who for too long have had to fork out.

Revealed: NHS under fire for steep increase in charging migrants for healthcare

Evidence suggests vulnerable people who should get free healthcare are being forced to cough up, while others are being chased by bailiffs.

Too hot to handle? Help us investigate fire at 'The Office' in Speedwell

“It seems the bigger and more dangerous the fire, the less scrutiny it receives." We're calling on readers to share information to help crack the case of the Strachan and Henshaw fire.

'It’s time to force supermarkets to reduce plastic waste'

A Bristol plastic attack rebel says we must call time on corporate freedom to pollute, after Sir David Attenborough backs campaign to hand back plastic.

Farming's devastating impact on urban air pollution

Ammonia – one of the major sources of pollution is unregulated and unmonitored by the government.

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