Victory for campaign as mayor scraps council tax changes
The plans would have hit 16,000 of the poorest households.
Pressure builds on mayor to drop council tax changes that hit poorest
Brewing rebellion by Labour party and councillors following ACORN campaign.
School for teenage mums under threat
An ‘outstanding’ school for teenage mothers and their children is facing an uncertain future.
Council to work with immigration enforcement to deport rough sleepers
New funding targets individuals for detention.
Conflicting reports over why Tories didn’t meet core city leaders
There’s some confusion over why Tory ministers didn’t show up
After Grenfell, what now for fire safety in Bristol?
what is being done in Bristol to improve fire safety after the Grenfell disaster?
The News in Brief: Cuts, and consultations about cuts
The News in Brief section of this edition's paper was dedicated almost entirely to the upcoming cuts to council services, which are out to consultation. The latest round looks to shave a few million pounds from support services to people with physical or mental health issues, the public toilets and the closure of half of the city's libraries. In addition, more news from the National Health Service and Bristol's housing developments.
The council is still not publishing secret documents on housing
As yet another zero-affordable development gets going, delays hold back transparency policy
Campaign against Fishponds McDonald’s explores judicial review options
Community campaign considering further legal action against multinational.
The legal case that could shape part of the housing crisis
We caught up with a Bristol lawyer to explain the significance
Metro mayor: Is Bristol ready for devolution?
We have voted for devolution and with it comes a new leadership role. But what is a metro mayor and who is in the running to be ours?
“We invite you to join us”: Activists occupy Cheltenham Road library
Domestic violence campaigners have occupied the historic Cheltenham Road Library to protest a lack of social housing.