Council budget approved amid protests
Perhaps the outcome was no surprise, but the process was eventful.
“It will be more difficult to cope.”
Disabled people and carers speak out on Bristol cuts impacts.
SURVEY: Neighbourhood partnerships cuts. Are you affected?
Neighbourhood Partnerships, the council-led forums for residents, community groups, council, police and local businesses, are facing massive cuts. Do you think they’re a vital democratic...
How will council cuts affect you? Social care
The Cable would like to hear from readers about how you think the council’s proposed cuts will affect you or your family.
Council management blasted in damning report
Incompetent management, democratic failures and a culture of bullying – report published today on council austerity programme 2012-16.
HIV support service facing 100% cut in funding
“This double blow will leave little or no specialist support for HIV positive people.” – the Brigstowe Project.
City Hall protest over priority housing for DV survivors
Campaigners claim proposals on priority housing for small percentage of individuals in domestic violence refuges don’t go far enough.
Hundreds protest against school takeover
Protest at Winterbourne International Academy to oppose takeover by Oasis academy chain – as school hit by a ‘financial notice to improve’ from government.
Crisis line is closing: BMH criticised for ‘unclear communication’
After a week of mixed messages, the closure of Bristol’s mental health crisis line is confirmed.
Emergency budget cuts to SEN teaching
Special needs funding cut for summer term as council claws back massive overspend.
Library workers get militant
It wasn’t just the doctors striking this week. Libraries closed across the city yesterday as library assistants went on strike.
Elimination never, elevation now!
What are the community saying about the future of St Pauls’ Carnival, and how can we bring it back to its former glory? Shaun Clarke...