‘People make us out to be anti-social, but we’re not’: meet the van-dwelling pensioners dividing opinion at the Downs
A community of people living in vehicles on Bristol’s most famous green space, which includes a number of older people, faces an uncertain future as some local groups complain about their ‘unfair’ use of protected land.
EXCLUSIVE: Council policy on van living outlines greater enforcement powers
Bristol is to become one of the first places in the country to have a stretegy for vehicle dwellers, but some fear it could simply end up displacing people.
Opinion: Creative solutions for the city’s van dwellers could be a win-win for everyone
A van dweller argues that community and council engagement could find solutions that suit Bristol’s diversity and tolerance.