New Covid vaccine trials – a guinea pig speaks out
Local journalist Paul Breeden explains why he decided to take part in a vaccine trial and why we must challenge anti-vaxxer views.
Losing myself: my experiences of psychiatric hospitals
My time in hospitals kept me alive when I was unable to do that myself, but it came with its own set of wounds. Now, I want to be part of changing the system.
Music learning is fading out from schools. We’ll lose more than the screech of recorders.
Music lessons were some of my fondest moments of school. But in a city renowned for live music and across the country, music learning is under threat.
Voices: Clean air for Bristol is taking too long
An open letter from non-partisan group Bristol Clean Air Alliance, who have been campaigning for improved air quality through political action by the council.
Young climate activist: why I'm striking
Students across Bristol and the UK take to the streets again to protest the government’s lack of action over climate change. Student and environmental activist Katie is organising Bristol’s second strike.
I was addicted to benzos. This is my story.
The blissful escape of prescription drugs benzodiazepines helped me cope with depression and anxiety, but my life ended up falling apart around me.
A passionate appeal to save one of the few working class pubs in Easton
Recently given a new lease of life under new management, this old school boozer could be the latest victim of gentrification.
Community: What's the best way to help Bristol’s homeless this winter?
Community media coordinator Mark Sennett gets the lowdown on what's the best way to support homeless people over Christmas and beyond.
W.G. Grace’s Sports Surgery Podcast: Future of UK and Bristol athletics
Dan Studley can run from the Bristol County Ground to Ashton Gate in under 14 minutes. Terry and Duke aren’t exactly sure why you’d want...
St Werburghs First World War soldier forgotten. Until now, 100 years after his death
A community project has uncovered that a name is mysteriously missing from a First World War memorial plaque at St Werburghs Community Centre.
Bristol’s recovery community: overcoming addiction together
In early September, Bristol hosted Recovery Festival - a celebration of people who have overcome addiction. Craig Johnson explains the importance of community when services are being stripped back.