Opinion: Wood burning stoves are deadly, not trendy
Stuart Phelps argues that “poverty is the only excuse for burning wood in the city".
Bristol Rovers are manager-less and in a relegation scrap, where do they go from here?
With Bristol Rovers in a relegation battle, no news of a promised new stadium, and after sacking their most successful manager, Gasheads want answers.
Opinion: Tourist tax should just be the start
Adding a couple of quid to a hotel stay to top up Bristol’s coffers sounds appealing – but we need more ambitious thinking to address austerity.
‘The difference between First Bus and buses that work for us is political pressure’
Why is it, that in 21st century Bristol we don't have reliable public transport, asks Matthew Hollinshead.
‘Investigating Arron Banks isn’t undermining Brexit, but protecting democracy’
Criminal and journalistic investigations into Leave.EU and Arron Banks aren't the same as questioning the referendum result.
Opinion: Mayors need to listen to communities
The arena decision - opposed by a majority of councillors - once more raises the question of how much power an elected mayor should have.
Opinion: ‘Black Excellence’ shouldn’t hinge on white ideas of success
Achievements should be celebrated, but we should create our own metrics of success.
OPINION: the voting system is broken, it’s time for change
Have you ever felt your vote didn’t count? The turnout in both national and local elections suggests that a lot of people share that view....
Opinion: Unconscious bias training won’t end police institutional racism
When it comes to police racism, is it the case of a few rotten apples or do we need a new barrel altogether? Sam Kidel...
Opinion: The re-tendering revolution is eroding our public services
Disruption of care, risky transition periods and dangerous cost-cutting reveal a broken commissioning cycle. However, an alternative is possible.
Opinion: Bristol’s new phoneboxes could end up spying on you
Councillors should scrutinise plans to introduce phonebox replacements with potentially worrying surveillance capabilities.
Opinion: Surveillance Britain, nothing to fear? Think again
We need to act fast to defend our civil liberties or, like the frog in the pot, we could too late find ourselves in a very different climate.