Bristol council’s clean air plan delayed to December 2019

Bristol council’s clean air plan delayed to December 2019

Bristol council will submit its proposed initiatives to tackle air pollution by December 2019, a full year after the original deadline planned in 2018. Mayor of Bristol, Marvin Rees said: “We have confirmed the actions we are taking to develop an effective and inclusive clean air plan for Bristol that remains on target to achieve compliance […]

Jill Dando murder case will never be solved, says leading detective

Jill Dando murder case will never be solved, says leading detective

Jill Dando. Image credit: BBC The detective who led the inquiry into Jill Dando’s murder has said her case will never be solved. Dando, born in Weston-super-Mare, was the presenter of the BBC programme Crimewatch. Following a new BBC documentary, marking 20 years since the television presenter’s shooting in Fulham in April 1999, Hamish Campbell […]

Snow and ice warning issued by Met Office

Snow and ice warning issued by Met Office

The Met Office has urged drivers to take care on Saturday following yellow and amber warnings of snow and ice. Heavy freezing rain is expected to develop during Saturday. This will result in the rapid formation of widespread ice on roads, pavements, trees and other structures. The freezing rain and sleet and snow will be […]

Bristol councillors demand end to immigration detention

Bristol councillors demand end to immigration detention

Bristol City Council is calling on the government to stop the detention of immigrants and asylum seekers. Councillors voted overwhelmingly in favour of a ‘These Walls Must Fall’ motion presented by Councillor Fi Hance. The motion calls on Bristol’s mayor to lobby the UK government to make a change in immigration law. Bristol joins Manchester, Liverpool, […]