Area in Focus

Listen: Kingswood locals care about everything but a ‘meaningless’ by-election

In this episode of our Area in Focus series, we explore how the border town’s high street is struggling and, thanks to boundary changes, it’s facing a political identity crisis

Cable Live: Shon Faye talks trans liberation, mental health and diversity in journalism

Listen: Bristol Unpacked with BBC journalist Lucy Proctor on mad cows, Covid and conspiracy theories

Your Bristol Life

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.

Imagine of former Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn talking to Bristol Cable reporter Priyanka Raval

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VIDEO: Jeremy Corbyn on local news, media ownership and politics for the many

Listen: Bristol Unpacked with Neil Maggs

Listen: Bristol Unpacked, with local political fixer Kelvin Blake taking a peek inside the city’s Labour party machine

Listen: Bristol Unpacked with new Green leader Emma Edwards 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?

Listen: Bristol Unpacked with Bristol 24/7 editor and Hotwells election hopeful Martin Booth

We sat down with the journalist to discuss his plan to run as an independent candidate in February's Hotwells and Harbourside council by-election, before he pulled out of the race.

Listen: Bristol Unpacked with Labour MP Kerry McCarthy on climate change, immigration and getting along with Tories

After months of chaos in Westminster, the longstanding Labour MP for Bristol East talks Keir Starmer, climate change, immigration and taxation.

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.