Edition 20

Time to play as Bristol launches plan

Work with under-11s was cut when the council cut its youth services budget by 30% last year, but Bristol’s organisations have come together to find...

Traveller kids are being “pushed out” says teacher

Revealed: Patients denied treatment by local NHS

Edition 17

Fighting fires and austerity

Catching up with the union that fights for the rights of those who fight fires.

Edition 17

Taking the council to court over cuts

Reports

Felix Rd celebrates 75 years of adventure play

“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.

Another blow for Filwood, as 80-year-old community centre fights for survival

Will the 80-year-old Filwood Community Centre cling on? And what can be done to revive the Broadway?

Action needed on shocking levels of teacher stress

Teachers' union survey exposes stress crisis in Bristol’s schools, exacerbated by cuts and unsustainable workloads. Could a ‘fair workload charter’ help?

‘Low impact’ advertising in parks to be considered despite public opposition

Advertising is likely to be allowed in parks, with the possibility of billboards appearing in the future.

No more play: council slashes youth services by 30%

Youth workers and parents want to know why the council has cut out play, open access and work with under 11s from its new youth services.

Services at tipping point: adult social care cuts in Bristol

Further cuts and restructures to adult social care in Bristol are on the table. Here's what's happened so far, what changes are afoot and what impact people are seeing.