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Young woman took her own life at psychiatric hospital following series of failings by NHS Trust, inquest concludes

Zoe Wilson, 22, was not transferred to an acute ward despite telling staff she was hearing voices that told her to kill herself

Budget cut proposals face criticism ahead of crucial council vote

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Rehab centre closure decision delayed amid backlash over plans

South Bristol Rehab Centre could be shut down as part of the council's plans to cut £19.5m from its budget.

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Children ‘missing out’ on free school meals

In Disrepair: Bristol's broken renting system

Council commits to crackdown on benefit discrimination against renters

Council to cut management jobs and hike parking fees but protect frontline services in bid to fill £20m budget gap

In response to declining funding from central government and the impact of Covid, cost saving measures also include selling off council buildings, raising council tax and ending free short stays in residential parking zones.

Colston toppler: ‘We’ve pushed things in the right direction’

Rhian Graham speaks to the Cable about how pulling down the slave trader’s statue was a ‘victory for Bristol’.

Colston 4 found not guilty of criminal damage to slave trader's statue

The public gallery erupted with cheers and applause as the defendants were cleared following a landmark trial

Colston statue dumped in harbour so council wouldn’t put it back up, defendant tells court

The case has been adjourned until 4 January, when the jury will hear closing speeches from the prosecution and defence, as well as the judge’s summing up of evidence.

Descendant of enslaved person says Colston’s statue remaining in place was ‘profoundly shameful’

The act ‘centred’ a global conversation about Britain’s role in the slave trade, she told the trial of the Colston 4.

Council call off bailiffs after discovering an eviction blocked by community response was for a debt owed to them

Bailiffs were trying to evict the woman and her two children a week before Christmas.