Community action around the city
Funding cut, services cancelled, staff laid off, but it’s not all bad news. We look at positive community stories from all corners of Bristol.
Watch: An event to tackle the pale, male and stale media
‘Chat, meet, and action’, an event organised by the Cable is forging a new network to tackle the the lack of diversity in media together.
‘Low impact’ advertising in parks to be considered despite public opposition
Advertising is likely to be allowed in parks, with the possibility of billboards appearing in the future.
Watch: Drag Queen Story Time – sequins, glitter and messages of inclusion
Drag queens performed to their toughest audience yet at Parson Street Primary School for World Book Day.
Students occupy Bristol University in support of striking staff
Students have occupied the management floor of University of Bristol’s Senate House, demanding that the Vice-Chancellor supports striking staff
Baling out the housing crisis
Could straw and timber houses on street corners be the future of urban development?
Being black at Bristol’s universities
Bristol is the New Black is a group of students creating media that tells their own stories as young people of colour in Bristol.
One protest, two outcomes for Bristol anti-arms activists
Two activists, one act of protest, two different outcomes. The Bristolians campaigning against UK arms sales.
Member spotlight: the Bristol activist battling Big Pharma
The Just Treatment campaign challenges the pharmaceutical companies charging the NHS rip-off prices for vital drugs.
Cultivating futures at the Severn Project
“Being part of the Severn Project I’m part of society. I was detached from society for a long time. A long, long time.”
‘In Our Hands’: Sowing seeds of change in farming
A new film made in Bristol about the Land Workers’ Alliance showcases producers “taking back control” from the industrial food system.
Watch: Mandem don’t cry. Right?
A Bristol based platform offers a unique space for young men of colour. MANDEM is a Bristol based independent online platform for men of colour, spawned through conversations on the lack of diversity in the media.