Council budget approved amid protests
Perhaps the outcome was no surprise, but the process was eventful.
Half a billion to shareholders, next to no affordable housing for Bristol
A developer that made £1 billion in profit after tax in 2015 (yes, you read that correctly) is wriggling out of affordable housing obligations in...
“It will be more difficult to cope.”
Disabled people and carers speak out on Bristol cuts impacts.
Breaking: Multinational bank backs down to local campaigners
Santander has been forced to back track on a controversial policy.
Bristol’s DIY communities
Community and self-build projects can play a small but important role in tackling the housing crisis
Council management blasted in damning report
Incompetent management, democratic failures and a culture of bullying – report published today on council austerity programme 2012-16.
Bristol’s role in arming the world
Fighter jets with engines manufactured in Patchway are dropping missiles designed in Filton on Yemen. But can the defence sector be re-shaped to provide real security?
Bristol University working with the surveillance state
From maths to computer science, GCHQ has its tentacles in Bristol University.
Chinese state is behind a zero affordable housing development in Bristol
And they’re “minimising” taxes.
The rise and fall of Bristol’s print industry
Memories of hot metal, union pride and livelihoods in the city
Meet the man desperately trying to frack the South West
Somerset is the latest target for Gerwyn Williams, who’s been leading a one-man dash for gas throughout Wales and the West Country. Lucky for the county, he’s got a pretty thin track record of actually getting near any drills.
Children with ME need relevant science, not pressure to do more, more, more
An advocate and campaigner living with ME explains why she opposes Bristol University’s trials on children with the condition.