Listen: Love Her – how Weekenders made space for women’s music
As part of this series of podcasts about underrepresented parts of Bristol’s history, this is a homage to Weekenders, a women's music night that started in the late 90s.
The city’s new Green Party leader on being the biggest political force in these parts
The Greens are now the council's biggest party, but given their limited experience of being in power, how will they work with others under the new committee system, including their antagonists on the Labour benches?
Work underway to build new committee system after referendum vote to scrap mayor
A group of councillors from different parties is being set up to design the new system coming into force in 2024.
Bristol votes to scrap its mayor in move to give councillors more power
Just 10 years after voting to bring in a directly elected mayor, the role will now be scrapped and replaced with a committee system.
Bristol’s mayoral referendum explained in one minute
With ballot boxes appearing in the post but precious little information as to why, here's a brief guide to what's happening in May.
How Bristol is run isn’t just a political debate. It impacts our everyday lives.
We should care about the mayoral referendum in May because the importance of local democracy goes beyond the media and political bubble.
Bristol councillors vote for mayoral referendum in 2022
Bristol will decide whether to keep the directly elected mayor, or return to the committee system that existed before the last referendum in 2012.