Helping people from Bristol’s Somali community deal with lockdown 2
For members of Bristol’s Somali community already living in difficult circumstances, the second lockdown has made life even harder. But the Bristol Somali Resource Centre has stepped in.
From homes for heroes to a housing crisis: a potted history of Bristol’s council housing
This year marks a century since the start of serious council housebuilding in our city. After years of neglect, a resurgence in social homes is long overdue
Tory MP wants to get rid of sites and move Travellers into houses
Charities say the bill, if passed, would lead to the forced assimilation of Gypsies and Travellers.
Road to nowhere: Bristol's hidden housing crisis
Faced with a unique housing crisis and deep-seated prejudice, where are Bristol’s Gypsy and Traveller population supposed to go?
Hundreds of Bristolians face landlords with an ultimate legal power. But a rebellion is growing
A fightback is brewing against a piece of legislation that epitomises the difficulties of having a secure home.
In the UK today, just being a Traveller is bad for your health
Inequality for Bristol’s Traveller communities isn't going to be fixed without dedicated multi-agency working, warns anti-racism charity.
Travellers say it's time to stop using them as clickbait
“Unfortunately, Gypsies and Travellers doing bad things has more news value than the wider population doing the same bad things, and that’s just not fair.”
Moving on: Why we’re running a series on racism against Gypsies and Travellers
It’s time we highlighted the discrimination that Bristol’s Gypsies and Travellers face on a daily basis. Here’s why.
The debate: High-rises in Bristol – addressing the housing crisis or soulless towers?
The council has launched a plan to build a number of high-rise residential towers across the city in a bid to make better use of the city’s limited space, attracting resistance from campaigners and the Green Party, who say the towers are too high and unnecessary. Two players in the debate give th...