Opinion: Our children’s future must not be built on sand
If funding cuts continue, our children face losing the opportunity to get the best possible start in life.
Revealed: How the council flogged off public land in the face of austerity
Libraries, fields, offices: All sold off to fund the cost of austerity
Opinion: Tourist tax should just be the start
Adding a couple of quid to a hotel stay to top up Bristol’s coffers sounds appealing – but we need more ambitious thinking to address austerity.
The Bristol activist and portraits of invisible Britain, hope and resilience
A new book of untold stories from people left behind by media narratives and government policy.
Eviction stopped and bailiffs seen off as universal credit starts to bite
First action by community union against council bailiffs buys Hartcliffe resident, facing homelessness after benefit switch, a few more days.
This is what universal credit means for Bristol
Since June, the controversial new ‘universal credit’ benefit has been implemented across Bristol. How well is the system working?
Drugs rehab Chandos House to close down
Fundraising efforts backed by numerous celebrities have failed to keep the rehab centre open.
Felix Rd celebrates 75 years of adventure play
But playworkers warn that the future of play in Bristol is at risk, with adventure playgrounds struggling to stay open without council funding.
Universal credit: trying to sort fact from fiction
Universal Credit, the government’s new benefits system, is being rolled out in Bristol. We speak to three people who have kept a close eye on...
Hartcliffe Children’s Centre: staff numbers halved, parents worried
Staff cuts have hit children’s centres across Bristol under the council’s new model. Hartcliffe, one of the most deprived parts of the city, is no different.
Watch: Knowle West boxing club puts up a fight
Chris Winters aka ‘Skemer’ is fighting to find a new home for his Knowle West boxing club. Media Lab trainee Charlie Watts spoke to the Park...
Another blow for Filwood, as 80-year-old community centre fights for survival
Will the 80-year-old Filwood Community Centre cling on? And what can be done to revive the Broadway?
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