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.
Breaking: 100 “affordable” homes for Blackberry Hill development
Developer Galliford Try has agreed to include 100 "affordable" homes at the proposed 305 unit Blackberry Hill site in Fishponds.
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.
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.
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.
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...
Council budget approved amid protests
Perhaps the outcome was no surprise, but the process was eventful.
Transport budget cuts could lead to isolation
Future transfer of transport responsibilities to Metro Mayor expected to save money, but there are fears subsidies cuts could end some services.
Half a billion to shareholders, next to no affordable housing for Bristol
A developer that made £1 billion in profit after tax in 2015 (yes, you read that correctly) is wriggling out of affordable housing obligations in...
“It will be more difficult to cope.”
Disabled people and carers speak out on Bristol cuts impacts.