Grant Shapps MP and his selective amnesia read full story / add a comment
bristol / local government / event notice Wednesday December 08, 2010 20:06 by Let's hope we never get sick again...
The government is gearing up to push through huge changes to our NHS. Experts, doctors and nurses groups are all warning that these changes could mean the end of the NHS as we know it. Services could be broken up, patient care could be undermined, and privatisation could take hold. We’ve only got a few months to stop these plans - if we don't, it could be too late. read full story / add a comment
bristol / local government / event notice Tuesday December 07, 2010 07:26 by Elisabeth Winkler 1 image
Out of 500 local people surveyed, 93% said "No to Tesco in Stokes Croft".
Thousands of people have written to Bristol City Council to object.
In the light of this week's announcement from the Coalition of new planning laws to give locals "people-power", has the community been listened to?
Find out this Wednesday. read full story / add a comment
bristol / local government / announcement Friday November 26, 2010 19:35 by D Tails 4 comments (last - tuesday november 30, 2010 18:46)
nhs no helping squatters in winter health deterierate read full story / add a comment
bristol / local government / news report Wednesday November 17, 2010 19:25 by The Bristol Blogger 2 comments (last - thursday november 18, 2010 13:50) 1 attached file
On Monday, the Evening Post published the latest leak from the city council's Head of PR, Peter Holt to the paper's Ian Onions about Bristol City's new stadium. “A complaint has been made to the European Commission in an attempt to derail plans for a new stadium at Ashton Vale,” the paper thundered. read full story / add a comment
bristol / local government / announcement Friday November 12, 2010 11:02 by Elisabeth Winkler 1 comment (last - sunday november 14, 2010 10:13) 1 image
There is still time to stop Tesco in Stokes Croft.
Here is one planning issue out of several to get your blood boiling. read full story / add a comment
gloucs / local government / news report Friday November 12, 2010 10:49 by Auntie - Cuts 2 comments (last - sunday november 14, 2010 10:11) 1 image
So we finally get to hear how Gloucestershire’s public sector is going to be destroyed. The Tories are going to shave off £108 million pounds off the budget, sack 1 in 6 people and close libraries and youth clubs amongst other things. So it seems we are all in it together, that is together in having our services and communities destroyed.
This is now the time for people in Gloucestershire to take a stand against this vicious assault on their communities. Now is the time to show them that we are all in it together, together in resisting these cuts.
Demonstration on the 20th November:
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somerset / local government / news report Wednesday October 27, 2010 15:08 by Somerset resident 4 comments (last - thursday october 28, 2010 10:11)
Arts supporters are being asked to meet at 9.15am at Somerset College on Monday 1st November to show their support for the arts. Somerset County Council will be considering a proposal to cut the arts budget by 100% at their cabinet meeting which will start at 10.00am. read full story / add a comment
bristol / local government / opinion/analysis Saturday October 16, 2010 12:07 by Boyd 6 comments (last - monday october 18, 2010 11:22)
A few weeks ago i asked for information about the situation in the council call centres. Cllr Rogers responded with info on Care Direct, whose workforce had not been cut, and had no vacancies, and so were doing well. read full story / add a comment
bristol / local government / opinion/analysis Saturday October 16, 2010 12:06 by The writing on the wall 1 image
The No Tesco campaign and the death of the democratic process read full story / add a comment
This week's selection from around the region
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bristol / local government / opinion/analysis Wednesday September 29, 2010 00:19 by JobSeeker 15 comments (last - monday october 04, 2010 13:35)
DO NOT volunteer! Or if you do - DO NOT tell your Jobcentre under any circumstances. read full story / add a comment
bristol / local government / news report Friday September 24, 2010 22:32 by Bristol Citizens 24 comments (last - friday october 01, 2010 21:52) 1 image
Another packed week in Cutsville UK
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devon / local government / news report Sunday September 19, 2010 19:57 by antiBNP 1 comment (last - monday september 20, 2010 09:55)
The BNP, wracked in the midst of in-fighting has nose-dived in recent by-elections, including one in the South West, Exeter Priory.
Plus comments on the recent in-fighting within the BNP.... read full story / add a comment
bristol / local government / news report Saturday September 18, 2010 10:23 by Bristol Citizens 5 comments (last - monday september 20, 2010 18:03)
What they're doing to your services this week read full story / add a comment
The typically Bristolian working class community of Ashton Vale is celebrating tonight after halting the city's richest man and tax exile in his tracks. read full story / add a comment
bristol / local government / opinion/analysis Wednesday September 08, 2010 23:28 by Dialect 12th September 2010 1 audio file
Dialect Radio is a Bristol (UK) podcast produced by volunteers. Our main activity is our weekly current affairs and arts magazine programme Dialect, which is recorded at our Queen's Square studios and posted for download every week on Friday morning. Want to volunteer? Volunteering Bristol, Royal Oak House, Royal Oak Avenue, Bristol. BS1 4GB Tel: 0117 989 7733. Listen on air: 93.2 FM (BCFM), Sundays at 12 noon. Or listen live on the internet at http://www.bcfm.org.uk/ read full story / add a comment
bristol / local government / news report Saturday September 04, 2010 14:26 by The Bristol Blogger 1 comment (last - wednesday september 08, 2010 21:19) 1 attached file
Bristol City Council have kindly released their projected land and property sales income for the next five years ...
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somerset / local government / news report Thursday September 02, 2010 15:45 by BRIDGWATER & DISTRICT TRADES UNION COUNCIL 1 comment (last - friday september 03, 2010 12:22)
BRIDGWATER & DISTRICT TRADES UNION COUNCIL: Somerset NHS workers say NO to privatisation! Press Release: 2nd September 2010 read full story / add a comment
bristol / local government / news report Friday August 27, 2010 11:51 by Bristol IWW 4 comments (last - monday august 30, 2010 21:10)
On Thursday 2 September the city council's Human Resources Committee will meet to agree that an internet gagging clause be added to their staff Code of Conduct. This gagging clause is supported by the council's recognised trade unions, notably the T&G, Unison and the GMB. read full story / add a comment