‘The difference between First Bus and buses that work for us is political pressure’
Why is it, that in 21st century Bristol we don't have reliable public transport, asks Matthew Hollinshead.
North Bristol NHS bosses scrap plans to privatise staff management
North Bristol NHS Trust has backed down on plans to transfer management of staff to a private company, after pressure from trade unions and campaigners.
NHS cuts hit fertility treatments
The local NHS has angered patients by restricting its criteria for IVF eligibility, at the same time as privatising Bristol Centre for Reproductive Medicine.
The scandalous privatisation of student debt will affect us all, not just graduates
The government is about to sell off huge portions of student debt to corporations at a discount. It’s one more step along the road towards privatising higher education.
Can you cover a black hole with a MAT?
READ MORE FROM THE 10TH EDITION The grammar schools debate has been making headlines, but is this to distract you from the black hole of...
No more National Health Service
Sustainability and transformation plans are the Department of Health’s latest scheme to try to prevent the NHS slamming into the brick wall it’s accelerating towards. But are they going to work?
The sinkhole beneath our schools
Bristol’s education system is struggling because of poorly planned and hopelessly optimistic private finance initiative contracts.
The NHS is on its knees
Our health service is in crisis, but what’s causing it? With such a colossal organisation there is no single answer, just death by a thousand cuts...
Academies: Pass, Fail, See Me.
“You can have any school you like – as long as it’s an academy.”
The profitable world of housing Bristol’s homeless
Bristol’s biggest provider of emergency family accommodation had been evicting settled tenants to turn flats into high rent emergency housing. We look further into the murky, profitable world of housing the city’s homeless.
Bristol firm profiting from housing homeless – by kicking other tenants out
Bristol emergency housing provider evicting settled tenants and converting homes into high-rent emergency accommodation More on this story: Meet the evicted tenants & Landlords doorstepped by...
Interactive map: Who runs Bristol’s secondary schools?
If you’re worried about all of the city’s schools becoming academies, don’t be….
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