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.
Help! Help! To Southmead Hospital (via Guernsey)
Bristol is home to one of the largest Private Finance Initiative hospitals in the country. But what is PFI? How does it work? And how can we find out more?
Destination climate disaster … Via Bilbao
Mapping Bristol’s growing air traffic carbon footprint
The University of Bristol’s millions in fossil fuels… and what we can do about it
You can’t be green and invest in Shell...
An unusual WW1 hero from Bristol
Walter Ayles is an unsung WW1 Bristol hero for unusual reasons. But next year, a century after he defied the authorities, he will finally get the recognition of a blue plaque on his former home in Ashley Down.
Super (Waste) markets
Whilst donating to charities is seen as a positive solution to food waste, it does very little to tackle the causes of excess production.
The history of struggle at Avonmouth Docks
The Avonmouth Docks have been a site of dispute since opening in 1877 as detailed in these six events from 1923 to the present day.
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 is not new.
An ethical minefield: Bristol University’s corporate partnerships.
What role should questionable industries play in publicly funded educational institutions?
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.
Get tooled up with the Bristol Cable!
Free workshops and events for coop members: for a city that owns and creates honest and challenging media. Telling it how it is!