‘Never has it been more important for disabled people to have a voice’

George Ayres talks to disability rights activist Mark Williams about the shift in focus in disability rights activism and his campaign for visitation rights for disabled patients during coronavirus.

Time to stop clapping for Bristol’s NHS workers?

As we reach the 11th week of the NHS clap, some Cable members say it’s time to change it up, to demand for PPE for frontline staff, or a minute’s silence for the dead.

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The unsolved fire at The Office and the chequered history of a rogue landlord

Five months after the devastating fire at Speedwell’s Strachan and Henshaw building, ‘The Office’ tower is being turned into flats. The Cable investigates former owner Alan Dykes and his run-ins with the law.

Revealed: Thousands of kids are being put in isolation, fuelling schools debate

A Bristol Cable investigation can reveal Bristol schools are sending children to isolation 1,000 times a week, shedding light on the controversial form of discipline where children are removed from class.