Bristol Mayor George Ferguson has announced his new cabinet, which now features members from four political parties.
George Ferguson proposes parking zones across Bristol
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Traders in Bristol have delivered a petition to the Mayor asking him to reconsider plans to introduce controlled parking zones across the city. George Ferguson wants to reduce congestion by creating areas where people need to pay for parking permits.
Zones have already been set up in three areas - Kingsdown, Redcliffe and Cotham - and the council says they are a success. But some residents, shoppers and traders are worried the zones could cause more problems than they solve.
Bristol Mayor George Ferguson has given his backing to Bristol Academy ahead of the FA Women's Cup Final on Sunday.
The team are looking to win the trophy for the first time when they take on Arsenal at the Keepmoat Stadium in Doncaster.
Bristol lost to the Gunners in the final two years ago, but manager Mark Sampson believes his side stand a much better chance this time around.
Bristol's first 'Recovery Cafe' has been officially opened by Mayor George Ferguson.
Housed in part of St Mary Redcliffe Church, it'll be run by people recovering from drug or alcohol addiction.
It will also provide employment and volunteering opportunities for those in recovery.
The cafe will work in partnership with the City of Bristol College to provide volunteers with access to training in food safety, customer service and a range of other courses.
The Mayor of Bristol is refusing to apologise after being recorded swearing at a member of the public. George Ferguson was caught exchanging insults at an event in the city.
But he says he was being harassed and decided to speak to his challenger 'in the language he would understand'.
Richard Payne reports:
The Mayor of Bristol George Ferguson has defended swearing at a member of the public.
He was caught on camera exchanging insults at event in the city.
But the Mayor says he wont apologise because he feels he was being harassed.
He spoke to our Reporter Jonty Messer:
It's the biggest parking project ever undertaken in our region. Today the Mayor of Bristol outlined 20 new residents' parking zones around the city.
It'll mean tens of thousands of people will have to pay to park in front of their homes. But commuters coming into Bristol - many of whom park for free at the moment - will have to go elsewhere.
We have two reports. Bob Constantine on why the Mayor wants to introduce the restrictions, and Robert Murphy looks at those against the scheme:
The Mayor of Bristol, George Ferguson, explains his reasons for extending parking zones in the city:
Dan Stern is a fishmonger on the Gloucester Road in Bristol. He says plans by Mayor Ferguson to introduce more resident parking zones in the city could end up killing the High Street.
Dan Stern, a fishmonger on Gloucester Road said: "People don't worry about parking when they go to a supermarket. We need measures that are going to help the High Street, not kill it."