Colston statue was ‘abhorrent offence’ to city, toppling trial hears

Trial day 1: Prosecutors told the court that the fact Colston was a slaver was ‘wholly irrelevant’ to the case.

Bristol councillors vote for mayoral referendum in 2022

Bristol will decide whether to keep the directly elected mayor, or return to the committee system that existed before the last referendum in 2012.

Updated plans to redevelop St Christopher’s into retirement community have been unveiled. But some locals still need convincing.

The debate rages on about the future of the site of St Christopher’s, a former residential school for vulnerable children that closed amid a police investigation in 2019.

Social care crisis leaves healthy patients stuck in Bristol's hospitals

The lack of carers in the city is down to poor pay, Brexit, competition from the likes of Amazon and increasingly unaffordable housing.

Bristol Uni staff strike again to protect their pensions, pay and conditions

Despite the disruption to their degrees over the last 18 months, some students are backing their lecturers’ action even if it means more missed learning.

Bristol was one of five areas with illegal air pollution in 2020

The city’s Clean Air Zone is finally coming into force next summer after multiple delays. Campaigners say it can’t come soon enough.

Windmill pub saved after councillors reject plans to build flats

The campaign to save the pub in Windmill Hill dates back to when it closed in March last year before the pandemic hit.

Bristol Clean Air Zone approved for summer 2022, nearly a year later than planned

Support for greener transport and exemptions have finally been announced, four years after the government ordered Bristol to tackle illegal levels of air pollution

Jury convicts man of riot and arson after first Kill the Bill trial

Ryan Roberts will be sentenced after a psychiatric assessment, in around six weeks.

Bristol's social care staff shortages 'worst they have ever been'

Poor pay, Brexit, competition from the likes of Amazon and increasingly unaffordable housing mean some care providers are struggling to provide care.

Bristol still failing to shield young people from knife crime, police and council told

The fatal stabbing of 18-year-old Dontae Davis in Lawrence Hill sparked calls for more to be done to protect youngsters.

Exclusive: No child cruelty charges after two-year police investigation into special school St Christopher's

Two years after the school for vulnerable children closed, the valuable site has been sold and now local residents are raising concerns about plans to redevelop it into a care community for older people.