‘It is not too late to start the recovery of our wildlife. We must work together to grasp this last chance and put things right for nature and wildlife in our city.'
Bristol Archives - NewStart
'Ultimately we know that the only way to truly end homeless is to provide enough affordable housing and make the welfare system work better for people who are homeless, but these additional services will allow us to make a real difference while we work towards our long-term goals.’
'Bristol City Council is committed to working with communities across the city to address energy issues.'
We Can Make believe that in Knowle West, a low-density 1930s estate in South Bristol, there are over 2,000 potential micro-sites where a 1-2 bedroom home could fit.
Bristol Community Transport will reinvest profits from the route into community projects and transport improvements.
Finding community-led solutions and building resilience into the mainstream economy
'The things you view as part of the social fabric are going to stop and the only option is to look at alternatives.’
Bristol is famous for doing things differently and its local currency, strong sense of ethics and powerful community action set it apart from the UK’s other core cities. But is its image as an 'alternative' economy exacerbating the city’s inequality?
I can’t think of many places where there is such a vibrant community of people doing so much to explore and bring to life a new economy based on wellbeing not wealth, community not competition.
Gentrification more often is driven by and is an expression of the relative powerless of some in the face of the power of others, the further exclusion of the economically marginalised from economic opportunity, and underpins growing racial and class segregation.