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The issues bubbling beneath the Temple Quarter development

The land around Temple Meads is slated to be Bristol's biggest regeneration project, but how concerning are the development's flood risk warnings?

‘No-one should control this land. Everyone should have a say over it.’

Bristol mental health patients are still being sent miles from home. How are local services trying to eliminate the damaging practice?

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‘Drill music can be used for positive change’

For 35 years, Bristol has been home to a charity which lets prisoners create music on the inside. Now, a sister record label is supporting them to launch music careers after release.

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Carers strike to protest pay cuts at St Monica’s Trust care homes

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The rise and rise of the Gas Girls

Is there such thing as an ethical landlord?

Simon Broadhead rents out 10 properties in Bristol, and claims to be an ethical landlord. But what does that mean and what’s on the horizon for reform of the private rented sector?

Western Harbour development treading water

After nearly five years on the drawing board due to major criticisms from local residents, Marvin Rees’ vision for a revived Cumberland Basin could still be a decade away.

Too many cars? On the streets in Bristol’s future first ‘liveable neighbourhood’

Restricting through traffic in the dense residential areas of Barton Hill, Redfield and St George will reduce pollution and encourage walking and cycling. But first, the council has to win people over.

‘£650k for a referendum? The mind boggles’: Southmead residents on the mayoral referendum

We talk to locals in Southmead about what matters to them ahead of the vote on whether to scrap Bristol's mayor.

Moses McKenzie: The new talent from ends

The debut novel from the 23-year-old Bristolian is an acclaimed coming-of-age story set in Easton, which paints a melting pot of cultures and moral codes.

The budget hotels where asylum seekers live in limbo

Bahara is one of hundreds of asylum seekers who live in small rooms in budget hotels on the edge of Bristol. She has no money and no idea when she will be moved, or where she will be sent.