Community standoff with council over eviction threat of beloved Kuumba Centre in St Pauls
The space next to Stokes Croft has served the local community for decades but activists are now fighting to secure its long-term future.
West of England mayor holds talks with Andy Burnham about bus franchising after local campaign
Metro Mayor Dan Norris has faced months of calls to formally explore taking Bristol's struggling bus services back into public control.
Row over shopping centre demolition decision grinds on after government walks away from intervening
Council planning lawyer argues decision to refuse proposed redevelopment of Broadwalk Centre in Knowle in May did not rule out this being reversed – as happened a few weeks later.
Community union’s intervention sees housing association eviction halted amid disrepair claims
Rent arrears proceedings by local social landlord that would have seen Cliftonwood man lose his flat are 'off the table for now', ACORN says
Bristol City Council slapped with warning over poor performance on freedom of information requests
The local authority has been criticised for years over its failure to responding to FOI requests within 20-day timescales.
From city of sanctuary to ‘city of opportunity’ – how Bristol can better integrate refugees
Asylum seekers and refugees should be thought of as ‘citizens-in-waiting’, people with rights, skills and potential, a new report argues. Instead, many people at the sharp end of the system feel shut out of contributing to society.
Trams, or an underground? As Bristol weighs its public transport options, can it learn from across the Channel?
Bristol is notorious for its congestion and poor public transport, and has been hit by a worsening bus crisis. As it looks to a new mass transit system to solve its problems, cities such as Rennes and Bordeaux can offer valuable lessons.
How local ‘health hubs’ could encourage more women to get checked for breast cancer
Bristol breast cancer rates are 16% higher than the national average, and women from deprived areas are less likely to attend appointments. We asked women about the impact better community-based services could make.