One sixth of the Bristol City Council workforce are offered voluntary redundancy in hope of closing £43m budget crisis.
Talking therapies offer a lifeline for people with mental health problems – but for many are prohibitively expensive. Do you need to be rich in order to heal?
Crisis line is closing: BMH criticised for ‘unclear communication’
After a week of mixed messages, the closure of Bristol’s mental health crisis line is confirmed.
Precarious work: Bristol’s challenge
Migrant workers are most affected as Bristol attempts change of practices
Mental health crisis line to close – oh, wait…
Questions raised about alternative provision and better signposting as Bristol CCG and Bristol Mental Health announce closure, then appear to U-turn.
Bristol’s growing gambling addiction: can anything be done?
Individuals seeking access to treatment for gambling addiction in the Bristol area have seen a steadily increasing rise over the last few years.
Looking out for our wellbeing or spying on us?
The anti-radicalisation Prevent programme in Bristol, debated.
Do me a solid!
What does ‘solidarity’ mean for social and environmental campaigns in Bristol, and how can we work together better?
From cockfighting arena to protected green space
A history of a small hill in St Werburgh’s
Carillion’s Southmead secrets
The Cable’s reporter, Sid Ryan, gives you the latest on his long-running Freedom of Information Act battle, to try and work out how Southmead hospital will end...
“She won’t survive if you don’t prioritise”
Marvin Rees challenged to deliver on manifesto promise on housing for domestic violence survivors.
Do Bristol schools pass the admissions test?
Local authority oversight raises questions about equality of access to education
Rhymes against the state
Anarchist hip hop duo QELD have been knocking since 2007 but released their debut album, Kush Zombies, earlier this year. We caught up to chat music, politics, political incorrectness and sharing bills with punk bands
Shut the door on your way out
The number of pupils expelled from Bristol schools has surged. Rose White asks if the switch to academies is responsible, and what can be done to reverse the trend
Byron Burgers: Protest in Clifton
Demonstration at scandal-hit burger chain, part of national campaign following arrests of Byron staff by UK Border Force.
Why you should know about Bristol’s great Hindu reformer
One of Arnos Vale’s most distinctive tombs commemorates a remarkable man
Housing law doesn't protect boat dwellers - as residents at Bristol's Floating Harbour have found out.
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