70 minutes | Aug 9, 2018

Breastfeeding, school cuts, and Metrobus

In this week's episode of the Bristol Live podcast, we speak to reporter and mum Emma Grimshaw about her experience of breastfeeding. Emma speaks to our reporter Alex Wood who has taken over interviewing duties to hear about life as a mum in Bristol.Then regular host Alex Ballinger returns to hear from education reporter Michael Yong who has been covering a landmark court case.Michael has been reporting on a campaign against funding cuts that threaten to have a huge impact on the lives of children with special needs in Bristol and across the country. The story has made national headlines and Michael talks about his experience covering such an important story.And finally on this week's episode of Inside Bristol Live we hear from a tag team of reporters, Tristan Court and political editor Esme Ashcroft.  Both Esme and Tristan have been following the development of the highly anticipated but often controversial Metrobus transport scheme.  The long-running Metrobus saga will be familiar to many but Tristan and Esme take us behind the scenes to look a little deeper.Links to this episode's stories:Opinion: Why I want to breastfeed my son until he's at least twoExclusive: Metrobus 'never meant to be' for fans visiting Ashton Gate - because there aren't enough special busesBristol City Council had no regard for children’s welfare when making £5m SEND funding cutsIf you'd like to follow us or any of the reporters featured in today's episode, here are the links:Inside Bristol Live: @IBLpodcastHost Alex Ballinger: @ambhackEsme Ashcroft: @EsmeAshcroftAlex Wood: @MrAlexWoodMichael Yong: @Michael_YongTristan Cork: @TristanCorkPost For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
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