Ideas and Action
How helping people take drugs safely will save lives
Bristol City Council’s new Drug Strategy consultation will consider the use of safe consumption rooms. Transform Drug Policy's head of campaigns examines what this could mean for the city.
Councillors throw out airport expansion plans, but is this the end of the road?
North Somerset joins the ranks of Southampton and Stansted, whose local councillors also voted to reject airport expansion plans.
Defiant, weary, resigned - meet the locals living under the flight path
With the decision to expand Bristol Airport being announced later tonight, we ask the people most directly affected about how they feel ahead of the verdict.
A morning with activists taking direct action against immigration enforcement
The group said the action was in response to the "institutional racism of the government's hostile environment policy".
Breaking the chain of alcoholism
Josh couldn’t get out of a vicious circle of addiction and destruction until he found an organisation that tackles the long-term effects of having alcoholic parents.
The initiative shaking up sex-ed in Bristol
Sex education in schools is limited in its breadth and awkward in its delivery. Could a circus TROUPE with a 12 ft silken labia be the answer?
A passionate appeal to save one of the few working class pubs in Easton
Recently given a new lease of life under new management, this old school boozer could be the latest victim of gentrification.
Bristol Travellers fill food banks for Christmas
The #FoodbankNomination started in Ireland but has since spread all over the world, including Bristol. We spoke to the Bristol Gypsies and Travellers who've taken part.
Fat Paul and the Exchange’s rebirth as Bristol's first community owned venue
For the past decade, he has been one of the key “behind-the-scene” players in Bristol’s music scene, and now building a new era at The Exchange.