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Edition 4

Edition 4 : Summer 2015


Dead space

We hear a lot about empty homes, but where exactly are Bristol’s disused properties? Alex Turner takes a look, and finds as many questions as...

179% increase in immigration enforcement visits

Fiction: For love or money


Still going strong! Ujima radio 7 years on

The past seven years have been an epic roller coaster ride for Ujima Radio, with the likes of Shaggy, Africa Bambaata and Benjamin Zephaniah appearing...


Burning into national consciousness: looking back on the Hartcliffe riots

My story: Getting back on my feet after alcohol

Cartoon: Getting back on my feet after alcohol

A silent mind’s view of Knowle West

Knowle West is a neighbourhood in south Bristol, home to 12,000 residents. Since its creation in the 1930s following slum clearance in the city centre,...

Time to move on: Prejudice against Gypsy, Roma and Travellers in Bristol

The sensationalised British media delights in portraying Gypsies as dirty, thieving criminals in our otherwise well-ordered society. A Gypsy, Roma and Traveller (GRT) community engagement...

Solar flair or damp squib?

In 2013, Bristol council announced ambitious plans to cut its tenants’ energy bills by putting solar panels on their roofs. Two years on, we find...

Going cold Turkey? Drugs & alcohol advice services severed

Community drug and alcohol advice services in Bristol are struggling to keep afloat and provide vital support to people facing the cutbacks of austerity. Words:...

Taking The Piss: Agency Fees

Who’s trumping the rip off in unwarranted costs?

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