Community: What’s the best way to help Bristol’s homeless this winter?
Community media coordinator Mark Sennett gets the lowdown on what's the best way to support homeless people over Christmas and beyond.
Tents occupying College Green in protest of Rough Sleeping policy given notice to leave
Bristol Housing Action Movement and Homes for All raise concerns about the council’s new rough sleeping draft policy.
Iconic Bristol Bearpit billboard removed
The battle to reshape the Bearpit took a new turn today as the council removed Bristol’s only non-corporate billboard.
Plans to deport rough sleepers ruled illegal
Council plans to work with the government’s Immigration Enforcement to detain and remove European rough sleepers from the UK has been thrown into doubt.
Property guardianship in Bristol ‘has run its course’, says cabinet member for housing
Council plans to end scandal-hit scheme will mean 150 people have to find a new home.
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.
Night Stop: the people offering Bristol’s homeless young adults somewhere to sleep.
As the housing crisis deepens and homelessness is on the rise, some Bristolians are stepping up to help those falling through the gaps in provision
Our 2016 favourites: Cable voices
A couple of the most interesting voices that the Cable has published in 2016.
That “naked man” was my friend
On Monday 24th October, my friend died by suicide. Sam Beckenham, affectionately called Sammy B by many who knew and loved him, took his own...
Reimagining Cathy: “Lots of people are struggling to pay the rent”
A new play responding to Ken Loach's classic Cathy Come Home is coming to the Trinity Centre. We caught up with writer Ali Taylor to discuss displacement, hidden homelessness and inviting audiences to challenge the system.
An ethics lesson for emergency housing
Bristol council this week announced it would be adopting ACORN’s Ethical Lettings Charter as the standard for housing across the city. What will it mean...
Housing law doesn't protect boat dwellers - as residents at Bristol's Floating Harbour have found out.
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