Bristol MP Kerry McCarthy demands more government cash for police

Kerry McCarthy is demanding the government gives Bristol more money to fund its police. The Bristol East MP says local council tax payers should not be forced to pay more, despite police budgets already being stretched and crime rates on the rise. Her demand comes as a consultation on Bristol City Council’s next budget states council […]

Clock change: should we be getting our sunshine in a pill?

Clock change: should we be getting our sunshine in a pill?

It’s the so-called sunshine vitamin – should we all be taking it?  With prescriptions for Vitamin D continuing to rise and with the clocks going back tomorrow is Vitamin D the answer to our winter blues? In summer, we get our Vitamin D from the sun, helping our bodies absorb nutrients to keep bones, teeth […]