Bristol City Council is nearly skint: the local government financial crisis explained
The council’s budget black hole will rise to £32m in years to come. But as local authorities reach the brink of bankruptcy elsewhere in England, something needs to give.
Bristol’s final council-run rehab centre set to close as part of adult social care cuts
A cabinet decision to close East Bristol Intermediate Care Centre will put more than 25 jobs at risk, but the council argues that sufficient alternative services are available in the city.
Taking the council to court over cuts
Parent power wins radical overhaul of special needs services Two Bristol families have taken a stand against cuts – and won. The anonymous parents have...
“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.