Council budget approved with Conservative backing of Labour mayor’s spending plans
The initial budget plans failed to get cross party support in February. Some opposition amendments have now been added.
Opposition parties target Mayor’s Office and council PR spending in push to amend budget proposals
The voting on how to balance the council’s budget next week looks set to resurface tensions between Mayor Marvin Rees and opposition councillors ahead of May’s referendum on the city’s political system.
Beloved Bristol brewery forced to ask for crowdfunding to stay afloat
Dawkins Ales, which also owns popular Bristol pubs, is calling for help from local people to save the business from falling victim to Covid-19.
Local delivery app launches to ‘save’ Bristol’s independent bars and restaurants
The app will be an alternative to Just Eat, Uber Eats and Deliveroo, putting money back in the pockets of business owners fighting to stay afloat during the pandemic.
Bristol hospitality sector under threat pleads for rent help from council and government
Job losses of ‘tens of thousands’ are possible as independent venues struggle to pay their bills and Bristol enters tier 3.
Meet the Bristol collective putting surplus wealth in the hands of people tackling injustice
In a society where hoarding money and power is the norm, what can be achieved by thinking differently? Bristol Redistro is trying to find out, by encouraging rich individuals to channel their excess into a pool of money that community groups control.