Residents slam 'serious flaw' in planning process in campaign to save threatened trees
Crucial questions remain unanswered in the ongoing fight to protect M32 Maples, including who owns the trees.
The Bearpit: contested hub of struggles for Bristol
Bristol’s infamous Bearpit has undergone an image change in recent years – but rising homelessness means it’s now a site of conflict between wealthier incomers and some of the city’s most vulnerable people.
Opinions: If it ain't broke don't demolish it
Members of the newly formed Sorting Office Revisioning Team group (SORT) argue that the development of the Temple Meads site should truly reflect the needs of Bristol residents and the environment
More tenant protection, more landlord loopholes
The Cable asks if licensing landlords actually protects tenants in Easton, Eastville and St George. Photo: Drew Rose In Bristol 25% of residents privately rent...
New challenges for a booming Bristol
Bristol's population is projected to have surpassed half a million by 2029, growing at a faster rate than the rest of England. With a changing population, both in size and nature, what implications might this have for democracy, participation, and cohesion in the city?
Council sinks millions into Bristol North Baths "train wreck" development
On Tuesday, mayor George Ferguson admitted that the Bristol North Baths development was a “train wreck”. Ten years ago, Bristol City Council closed Bristol North...
A worrying trend: The Rise of Luxury Student Accommodation
Alex Rankin looks at the growth of upmarket student accommodation and its effect on the local area. Bristol has always had a strong student presence....
Fifth Capital’s Carriageworks redevelopment: “a degree smoke and mirrors.”
A planning proposal to be submitted this autumn by property developer Fifth Capital could kick-start the redevelopment of the long derelict Westmoreland House and Carriageworks...