‘It’s time to force supermarkets to reduce plastic waste’
A Bristol plastic attack rebel says we must call time on corporate freedom to pollute, after Sir David Attenborough backs campaign to hand back plastic.
Tiny homes: ‘An innovative way of getting people to accept less’
Tiny homes are popping up in Bristol, with the council even bypassing its own policy to permit miniature flats. But as a solution to the housing crisis, this approach could do more harm than good.
Opinion: Council tax is grossly unfair. It’s time for a rethink
After it has gone up again in the face of cuts, it’s time to look at alternatives to this unfair and out-of-date tax.
Zero rough sleeping in Bristol by 2027: fantasy or reality?
The council has set out a bold vision to eradicate rough sleeping in just eight years, but can we get there?
European elections: why it matters even though it doesn’t feel like it
This is no ordinary election, and it comes at a pivotal time, argues Nick Dowson.
Opinion: People of colour need to be included in Bristol’s environmental movement
Jasmine Ketibuah-Foley argues that it’s not that Black people aren’t green – it’s that the green movement is too white.
Opinion: Bristol’s leadership is failing to stop the city choking
Marvin Rees’ announcement this week that there is a ‘timeline’ for producing a Clean Air Plan is too little, too late.
Opinion: Our parks are under threat. They need legal protection.
Neill Talbot argues green areas are vital for people and wildlife in our city, and the council should be made to protect them.
To end homelessness, we need to change how we talk about it
We’re not seeing the big picture, says Joe Smith, who works in the sector and is increasingly frustrated at how the issues are framed.
Opinion: Our children’s future must not be built on sand
If funding cuts continue, our children face losing the opportunity to get the best possible start in life.
Opinion: If the hijab is such an ‘oppressive tool’, why do I feel so empowered?
My scarf, my choice. Real oppression begins when you deprive someone of that choice.