Features

Bridging cultural divides in a global city, one meal at a time

In a city which speaks 91 languages, this week saw the launch of a cook book that shares recipes, stories and memories from Bristol's many different communities.

Watch: The filmmakers behind ‘Rooted in Bristol’ discuss land, race and inequality

From factory boss’s daughter to community organiser – meet Bristol’s first woman councillor

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‘South Bristol’s BS13 is stuck in a poverty trap. Let’s end this scandal together.’

While affluent areas get more affluent, people in many parts of Bristol are left out. This needs to change, says head of social enterprise Heart of BS13, Georgina Perry.

Opinion

‘Public toilet closures are not an inconvenience, they’re an equality issue’

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‘We need a ‘Bristol Beacon’ in every community’

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.

Covid-19 brings difficult times for Trans people in Bristol as government expected to ditch reforms

Accessing trans healthcare was already a difficult and lengthy process and during the pandemic, it’s virtually ground to a halt. It comes as the government is expected to announce it has ditched plans to allow trans people to self-identify.

Local Tory MP takes donation from private jet mogul

The donation comes as the aviation industry is likely to come under scrutiny during the general election for its impact on the climate crisis.

The Alternative South West Rich List

Four cases of hoarding so serious they deserve a Channel 4 reality series.

Opinion: Council tax is grossly unfair. It’s time for a rethink

After it has gone up again in the face of cuts, it’s time to look at alternatives to this unfair and out-of-date tax.

Investigating private schools: Not just the fees that are unfair

While state schools are at breaking point, Bristol’s private schools get millions in tax breaks as ‘charitable institutions’ – do they deserve it?