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
Air pollution action debated in Council’s budget-setting session
Delay in clean air action is defended by Labour despite criticisms, opposition parties put forward alternative proposals.
Opinion: Mayors need to listen to communities
The arena decision - opposed by a majority of councillors - once more raises the question of how much power an elected mayor should have.
This is the company set to profit from an arena in Filton
The infrastructure giant is one of the largest in southeast Asia.
Two survivors of domestic violence face homelessness, prompting calls for investigation
Survivors of domestic violence face homelessness, prompting calls for investigation
The council is taking on one of the biggest banks in the world
Barclays is facing a huge court battle after Bristol City Council and other local authorities filed a mass legal action against it. Photo: Maxian
Breakthrough: Council takes step towards booting out bailiffs
Thousands of people's lives could be made better, following a Bristol Cable campaign.
Opinion: Our mayor has an open goal opportunity to help thousands. Will he take it?
There is a strong moral and financial case to drop the medieval practice of enforcing debts with hired heavies.
Only one rogue landlord prosecuted for illegal eviction in four years
In the past four years Bristol City Council have only successfully prosecuted one landlord for illegal eviction.
“He said that he was nearby, and was going to come over and take my things”
This woman’s story of being on the sharp-end of the council’s debt collection policies.
“Parks aren’t there for making money”
Bristol City Council approves recommendations for savings from its parks and green spaces, allowing ‘low impact’ advertising and charging professional dog walkers.
“I owed £1. Bailiffs and the council forced me to pay £311″
This mum and carer was forced to pay 311 times more than the debt she owed.
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