‘I can’t die, I’ve not made my solo album’: Holysseus Fly on overcoming cancer and looking forward
The Bristol singer-songwriter and Ishmael Ensemble member discusses overcoming breast cancer at just 25 and launching her career as a solo artist.
Meet the new queer collectives pushing the boundaries of Bristol’s nightlife
For a city of its size, Bristol is not overrun with dedicated queer nightlife spaces. But since coronavirus restrictions have eased, several new groups of creatives have set out to change things.
‘It’s a double stigma of menstruation and mental illness’
PMDD is a debilitating and poorly-understood condition affecting one in 20 people with periods, 34% of whom have attempted to take their own life.
‘This is a film about justice.’ The long-awaited I am Judah documentary premieres in Bristol
The 'I am Judah' documentary depicting the brutal tasering by the police of community elder Ras Judah premiered this week and raises ongoing concerns with the racist policing of Bristol’s Afro-Caribbean communities.
‘We don’t want children leaving school illiterate’: how schools need to step up for dyslexic students
Mike Jones was bullied at school in the 1970s because he couldn't spell his name. Almost four decades later, he developed a program that now helps thousands of dyslexic children learn.
October’s energy price cap rise fuels concern and community action
The Don't Pay energy bill payment strike was called off this week, but the repercussions of the energy crisis will still be stark for many over the coming winter.
‘The advisory group on the Western Harbour development needs to be much more diverse’
Amid concerns about the group set up to advise on the controversial Cumberland Basin development, we spoke to chair John Savage, and local residents and councillors, about representation, diversity and accountability.