‘The way the NHS is managed is breaking workers’. Bristol nurses take historic strike action

Meet two critical care nurses from the picket line at the BRI in historic NHS strike action.

Bristol councillors back bringing buses into public control amid cuts to services

Political pressures is growing on Dan Norris, the West of England metro mayor, to explore how a bus franchising model could solve the wider Bristol region’s bus crisis.

Emergency insulation kits and advice to help Bristol households through the winter months

As people on low incomes struggle with the energy crisis, Bristol Energy Network will support hundreds of households with insulation materials and training. But with thousands struggling, much broader action is needed.

Councillors sign off 20-year deal aimed at decarbonising Bristol’s energy networks

Councillors this week approved the two-decade City Leap partnership, paving the way for hundreds of millions of pounds to be invested into heat networks, retrofit and other renewable technologies in Bristol.

‘We see it as a warning’: Barton Hill’s Muslim community on impact of pig’s head hate crime

A pig’s head was dumped near a mosque in Barton Hill last month in a incident that's triggered residents' memories of previous anti-Muslim hate crimes in the area.

Flammable polystyrene cladding used on Bristol towers: was the writing on the wall?

After two fires at tower blocks fitted with expanded polystyrene (EPS) insulation, Bristol City Council is stripping the flammable material from all its high-rises. But experts say it should never have been allowed in the first place.

Progress on Bristol’s SEND failings but relationships with parents still troubled, inspectors find

Report by Ofsted and Care Quality Commission says now up to government to decide next steps, as inquiry into alleged social media spying looms.

Bristol mum served eviction notice when agency caught wind of her separation from partner

Laura Collins, who was handed a section 21 eviction notice while on maternity leave, says renters claiming benefits are 'treated as less than human'. She is demanding change to Bristol’s broken rental system.

Local housing for local people in Lockleaze: can it work?

Hundreds of new homes are coming to Lockleaze, but some of the developments have not been popular. Can a change in the rules on who gets new social housing in the area bring benefits for locals?

The cost of clean air: how Bristol’s CAZ has left disabled people feeling forgotten

Disabled people can be badly affected by air pollution, and many support the aims of Bristol's Clean Air Zone (CAZ). But there are questions as to whether the council has done enough to consider the knock-on effects on their lives.

Bristol venues brace for another challenging winter in face of energy and cost of living crises

Independent businesses are being hammered by rising energy bills as cost of living rises force customers tighten their purse strings.

Bristol council was warned of polystyrene cladding dangers long before tower block blaze, so why didn’t it act sooner?

The Cable quizzes Bristol City Council's housing chief on the ‘urgent’ rollout of new high-rise fire safety measures, how much it’s all going to cost, and why the authority didn’t act faster.