Bristol Uni announces big plans for fossil fuels divestment
The outcome of a long campaign for fossil fuels divestment
55% cut to crisis fund “catastrophic” for domestic violence survivors
Women’s groups have raised concerns that a 55% budget cut to the council’s crisis fund will have a disproportionate impact on those fleeing domestic abuse.
Night Stop: the people offering Bristol’s homeless young adults somewhere to sleep.
As the housing crisis deepens and homelessness is on the rise, some Bristolians are stepping up to help those falling through the gaps in provision
Off the streets and into the ring
Bristol’s inner-city boxing clubs are teaching lessons that reach beyond fitness and footwork
Legal aid cuts keeping refugee families apart
A systemic squeeze is making it far harder for people fleeing violence and oppression to reunite with loved ones.
The NHS is in ‘a desperate state’, can it be saved?
This long-read on the NHS looks at how our local NHS services are doing, and the latest news on the the ‘plan’ to save the...
Housing: Talk is turning into action
It’s not often we can report positive news about housing. But last night’s Big Housing Conversation (Round 2) provided precisely that.
Nazis behind Saturday’s far-right rally
Some neo-Nazis are expected to be in Bristol city centre this Saturday. Anti-fascist groups have called a counter-demonstration.
Illegal: police withholding key information
Is it a clampdown in response to Bristol Cable investigations or just a bureaucratic oversight?
Hate crime: Bristol’s survivors and statistics
“It’s a sign of the times,” Tariq* said to his daughter, trying to explain to the 12-year-old why her school mates won’t sit next to...
Video Exclusive: Marvin Rees Interview
Mayor of Bristol on his attitude towards central government over budget cuts, his vision for local authorities' future, and approaches to progressive politics.
School funding crisis: Olympus Academy Trust speaks out
Bristol and South Gloucestershire-based Olympus Academy Trust go public on severe funding cuts.
IPCC: Justice for Judah?
The IPCC lacks teeth. What sort of 'justice' can we expect for Judah?
Bristol headteachers confront DfE over school cuts “disgrace”
Bristol heads speak out over “national disgrace” school funding cuts that will see SEN pupils with reduced support and classrooms stripped of teaching staff.
Breaking: Chocolate Factory development final decision
Councillors today backed down to developers over the controversial Chocolate Factory site in Easton. In a case that has become emblematic of the housing crisis...