'Why Bristol needs openness and transparency on house building'
Bristol desperately needs more affordable housing, but this is difficult to deliver in a planning system that stinks, writes former Green councillor Clive Stevens.
Green spaces a priority for voters in Horfield, where every vote could be crucial
Green spaces, litter and a community space are key issues in Horfield, where the Tories and Labour were neck and neck in the last council election.
‘We just want to see change’: the Lawrence Hill residents feeling left behind by their councillors
Lawrence Hill is traditionally Labour but some residents are feeling let down by the current councillors. Can they hold onto Bristol's largest ward?
The Bristol residents caught up in the cladding crisis and left in the lurch by the government
Despite recent announcements of billions to replace dangerous cladding, people across our region are facing huge bills to fix combustible materials and defective fire-stopping measures in their buildings.
Housing in Bristol under Marvin Rees
Last autumn, a key election pledge by the mayor on affordable homes bit the dust, making headlines. But what else do the numbers say about Rees’s record, and the council’s ongoing housing crisis headaches?
Bedminster’s East Street is changing, but who will benefit?
A cluster of high rises is being built on Bristol’s second-biggest high street. Opinion is split on whether the development will bring new life to the stricken area, or be the final nail in its coffin.
Big ideas of what a good 'new normal' could look like after coronavirus
As part of the Cable’s solutions series, we look at some problems facing the city, and ambitious but achievable ways to address them.
Lockdown gave a safety net for Bristol’s hidden homeless... But many remain on the street this time round
Bristol's response to the Everyone In scheme offered a lifeline to people with no recourse to public funds (NRPF), but those who have become homeless since the first lockdown haven't had the safety net this time around, despite calls from homelessness charities to provide for rough sleepers.
Locals call for answers on fuel leak at St Pauls development site
Photos: Save the M32 Maples Developers have started to build 31 homes on the site of a former filling station in central Bristol from which...
Listen: Bristol Unpacked with Paul Smith, the council's housing boss, and how a socialist can be ‘credible’ with developers
The famously humorous Hartcliffe local was a city councillor in the 1990s, and then getting re-elected in 2016, bringing professional experience to the role of...
The Bristol property secretly owned by the controversial governor of the Bank of Lebanon
Investigation finds that Lebanon's Governor siphoned millions abroad, including into Bristol.
Council approves major new development plans in Lawrence Hill
The Council approves the building of hundreds of new homes, offices, shops, student accommodation and a new school in Lawrence Hill. But flooding objections from the Environment Agency could override the decision.
Developer withdraws planning proposals for 'grim' and 'Stalinist' St Pauls flats
Controversial plans for a four-storey block of flats in St Pauls have been withdrawn. The boss of developers Clayewater Homes says they spent “a lot...
A rent freeze could protect the 1 in 3 Bristolians who rent from coronavirus fallout
Temporary measures could see an eviction crisis unleashed once coronavirus is contained and business returns to usual
The idea of sharing a home across generational divides is having a come back
Housing is expensive for Bristol's young people, so what about bridging the generational divide and saving some cash?
Could Housing First put an end to the idea of people being ‘unhouseable’?
A radical alternative to traditional housing solutions is offering hope and stability to Bristolians who have spent years without a home to call their own.