A step towards challenging racism and inequality or a distraction from real justice? 

12 January, 2022 - 11:51

In a story that echoed again far beyond our city, last week a jury at Bristol Crown Court took just under three hours to reach their majority verdict and found four defendants who took part in the removal of the statue of Edward Colston, not guilty of criminal damage. But if we look beyond the...

What does the growing wealth gap in the UK mean for organisations in Bristol? 

10 January, 2022 - 13:17

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) released figures on Friday 7th of January...

Resolving to improve individual and collective health and well-being

5 January, 2022 - 14:12

Health will be on lots of people's minds after potential excesses over the festive break, and this month sees Veganuary, Love Your Liver month, and Dry January all taking place, giving opportunities for individuals to take steps to improve their wellbeing this New Year. 


But what...

Over £5 billion a year in UK wasted on unwanted festive gifts

22 December, 2021 - 12:23

Let’s do something better Bristol.  

Supporting local good causes rather that flinging money at those last-minute gifts could be win, win, win...because it turns out we are giving masses of unwanted gifts. Over the festive period, it’s estimated that over...

Crackdown on poor housing and rogue landlords to be extended in Bristol

20 December, 2021 - 12:44

Many more Bristol renters will get greater protection against rogue landlords under...

Bristol City Council domestic abuse services commissioning: invitation to discuss partnership working 

15 December, 2021 - 14:05

Bristol City Council (BCC) provides support services for people affected by domestic abuse and will be recommissioning its domestic abuse services in spring 2022. 


Domestic abuse can be psychological, physical, financial or emotional. It can include mental abuse, sexual...

Taking climate action in Bristol, reaching new audiences and widening the conversation. 

15 December, 2021 - 08:56

The agreements made at COP26, according to scientific consensus, will take us to between 1.8 and 2.4 degrees of warming  if all of the national pledges are implemented.  

It is a step in the right direction, but much too small a step to keep heating below a 1.5 degree increase. But there...

UK National Workplace Day of Remembrance 

8 December, 2021 - 10:12

12th of December marks the Workplace Day of Remembrance. Established in 2019 the day is a time to remember everyone who lost their lives at work, whatever their job. Thankfully and quite rightly, workplaces have become physically safer for employees in the UK since the Health and Safety at Work...

Trees are priceless. Just ask a doctor. Or a teenager.   

6 December, 2021 - 13:07

Woodland walks save the NHS £185m a year in mental health costs, calculated Forest Research, because they result in fewer GP visits and prescriptions...

April increase to energy price cap could double cost of heating home, fuel poverty charity National Energy Action (NEA) warns.

3 December, 2021 - 14:10

It's National Fuel Poverty Awareness Day, and Max Channon in the...