City Life

Remembrance: Bristol’s War

Stephen Roberts investigates the local impact of the shattering conflict that shuddered to its end a century ago this month After more than four years of blo...

Wild Bristol:
may contain nuts

Our wildlife columnist Pete Dommett has been making friends with the city’s squirrels this month Cute. There, I’ve said it. When it comes to writing about wi...

Walk: Call of the Combe

Andrew Swift finds forgotten woods, enigmatic ruins and possible paranormal activity just past Backwell Brockley Combe is a strange and secretive place. Most...

Urban myths: Bristol bats

No timely October wildlife column would be complete without a look at some spooky animals but there’s nothing to fear about bats, despite the bad rap, says Pete...

Halcyon days:
Bristol kingfishers

Kingfishers are kept busy on Bristol’s rivers during September but they’re not always easy to observe, says Pete Dommett Every birdwatcher has a bogey bird: ...

Russ Conway: Bristol’s First Popstar

Darryl W Bullock gives Bedminster boy and self-taught ivory-tinkler Russ Conway his due and suggests a permanent memorial in the city Whenever we talk of fam...

To the Fore: Bristol charities backed

An innovative new funder has pledged its support for four charities across the city Bristol has long been known as one of the country’s hotbeds of culture an...