Bristol goes nuclear: Hinkley, Oldbury and the defence industry
Bristol and the South West are gearing up to be a hub of the revived UK nuclear industry. But is there more to the ‘nuclear renaissance’ than low carbon power?
It’s show time for Bristol’s arms industry
Bristol arms companies will be promoting themselves in Cardiff on 28th March.
Bristol Uni announces big plans for fossil fuels divestment
The outcome of a long campaign for fossil fuels divestment
Legal aid cuts keeping refugee families apart
A systemic squeeze is making it far harder for people fleeing violence and oppression to reunite with loved ones.
Illegal: police withholding key information
Is it a clampdown in response to Bristol Cable investigations or just a bureaucratic oversight?
Bristol’s role in arming the world
Fighter jets with engines manufactured in Patchway are dropping missiles designed in Filton on Yemen. But can the defence sector be re-shaped to provide real security?
Air quality: Blue sky thinking?
UWE Bristol researchers are creating a ‘toolkit’ for radical, citizen-led action on air pollution.
Meet the man desperately trying to frack the South West
Somerset is the latest target for Gerwyn Williams, who’s been leading a one-man dash for gas throughout Wales and the West Country. Lucky for the county, he’s got a pretty thin track record of actually getting near any drills.
The NHS is on its knees
Our health service is in crisis, but what’s causing it? With such a colossal organisation there is no single answer, just death by a thousand cuts...
Black Lives Matter is an emergent force in the UK
The movement from the US is challenging today’s racism is all its forms, and can be just as relevant on this side of the Atlantic
Bristol’s growing gambling addiction: can anything be done?
Individuals seeking access to treatment for gambling addiction in the Bristol area have seen a steadily increasing rise over the last few years.