Air pollution action debated in Council’s budget-setting session
Delay in clean air action is defended by Labour despite criticisms, opposition parties put forward alternative proposals.
Ravers rejoice as Blue Mountain re-opens pending major development
“Temporary reprieve” for nightclub until council approves plans student flats in heart of Stokes Croft.
Clean air plan deadline set to be missed
After harsh criticism from government for dragging its feet, the council was ordered to provide its plan to tackle air pollution by 21 February.
Bristol pupils strike to demand politicians act on climate crisis
Hundreds turned up to demand the government declares a climate emergency.
Brexit could bring ‘a new Windrush’ for Roma
Charities warn that thousands of Roma could be deported after Brexit.
Community rallies to save urban farming project
Community farming project Sims Hill received groundswell of support after being threatened by park-and-ride.
Bristol City Council to look into buying Hamilton House
Social enterprise Coexist were evicted in December, but this could be a lifeline for the Stokes Croft hub.
“This is a fight”: Opposition to St Philip’s gas plant plans intensifies
The proposed gas generation plant would be just 90m from a nursery school.
Immigration detention slammed by councillors
Bristol follows lead of other councils with motion demanding end to detention system, in an emotional session.
Council to vote to condemn immigration detention
These Walls Must Fall campaign gaining ground in Bristol and around the country.
Revealed: Blue Mountain bought by tax haven student flat developers
Another sign of gentrification as the second Stokes Croft club announces closure in as many months.
Bad news for bailiffs, good news for citizens as council slashes use
Use of bailiffs has fallen off a cliff since July.