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.
Shut the door on your way out
The number of pupils expelled from Bristol schools has surged. Rose White asks if the switch to academies is responsible, and what can be done to reverse the trend
Why you should know about Bristol’s great Hindu reformer
One of Arnos Vale’s most distinctive tombs commemorates a remarkable man
A mission: ‘to inform, represent, educate and entertain’
This July, Bristol’s Ujima Radio is eight years strong
The country is in turmoil, the political establishment is tearing itself apart, the future is unknown… and on the whole, Bristol didn’t vote for it. Seems a good time to celebrate a few bits of positive news and local victories from around the city…
Arms industry funding for Bristol University continues
University defends ‘robust ethics of research policy’