The offshore companies buying Bristol – courtesy of our council
Bristol City Council have made an estimated £126m from leasing properties to secretive offshore registered companies based in the Isle of Man, Jersey, the British Virgin Islands and Guernsey.
Taking initiative: refugees in Bristol
The framing of a ‘refugee crisis’ has led to new expressions of solidarity across Bristol, including organised demonstrations, the organisation of convoys to Calais, and widespread enthusiasm for the organisation of homestay accommodation for displaced refugees. However, this form of organising i...
Holding Green Capital accountants to account
In August 2014, it was announced that KPMG would be one of Bristol Green Capital's (BGC) private sponsors, alongside First Group. Details of what, exactly, this sponsorship entails are yet to be made public.
Can We Move Beyond Black History Month?
Storyteller from South Africa challenges the limits of this yearly event and speaks to local actors proposing initiatives to expand learning about global cultures
Growing your own veg, self and communities
...extends to education, skill-shares, wellbeing and many urban food growing schemes building inclusive communities within disparate neighbourhoods.
What links Bristol Green Capital council, Monsanto and “probably carcinogenic” chemicals?
The World Health Organisation says it probably causes cancer in humans. It has been banned outright in countries as diverse as the Netherlands, Colombia and Sri Lanka.
The enslaved who changed history
Aprevailing view of the abolition of the transatlantic slave trade holds that a combination of evangelicals, liberals and enlightenment thinkers pushed Parliament towards the momentous...
Solar Tree Roots Out Social Inequality
A solar energy tree project sees local artist, energy consultant, science museum, and drug and alcohol support service collaborate to address social inequality and environmental sustainability.