The government is about to sell off huge portions of student debt to corporations at a discount. It’s one more step along the road towards privatising higher education.
“I regret I was not one of the persons brave enough to face them when it happened to me and another two members of my...
Suffering in silence: mental health in Black communities
Why do we have a culture of silence around mental health, and how do we end it?
McDonald’s to battle Fishponds residents at planning inquiry tomorrow
Will McDonald’s win its two-and-a-half-year fight to build a new, 160-seater ‘drive-thru’ on Fishponds Road?
Opinions: Working isn’t working
A counsellor challenges the current political agenda on work and the government push to get people into jobs under the guise of a health intervention.
Schools cuts: the silent voices of teachers
Stress, redundancies, lack of respect for the profession, the impact on children... teachers speak out about the impacts of most severe school cuts they've ever experienced.
The next stages of gentrification are upon Bristol
But can we take inspiration from cities that are rebelling against it with creative solutions?
Ex-UKIP millionaire’s company wins ‘Independent Business’ award
And a tax dodging company was behind the awards…
Could Bristol become outdoor advertising free?
BBC Points West picks up story reported on by the Bristol Cable.
School cuts: From within the classroom
A sixth former argues that the current school cuts will fail future school students – and society will pay the price.
Discontent, despair and anger: responses to the Tasering of Ras Judah Adunbi
Desmond Brown encountered strong feelings when he asked local people to respond to the Tasering of Ras Judah, a 63-year-old black race relations adviser in Easton.
Is the Bristol mental health sector healthy?
Mental wellbeing is finally getting recognised as being as important as physical health. Squeezed budgets mean progress isn’t easy, but there are positive steps being taken in Bristol.
Subverting the City: the ad takeover
In Bristol and around the world, groups like Brandalism are using subversive tactics to confront outdoor advertising in our everyday life.
Annual General Meeting “fun” shocker!
VOTING RESULTS INCLUDED. On Wednesday 5th April, 104 Cable members crowded into the Malcolm X centre in St Pauls for the Bristol Cable AGM 2017.
“Are you sexually confused?”: Prejudice in mental health services
"You're sexually confused": Historically, LGBT+ people have been treated appallingly by mental health professionals and institutions, and the situation is still problematic today, says Luke Carter.
Finance Coordinator Recruitment
The Bristol Cable is recruiting a temporary Finance Co-ordinator. Applicants must be available for work from 1st May until 28th July; however, the role has...
Listen: Sneak peak on Cable Issue 11!
A sneak peak from co-ordinators of issue 11 of the Cable.
Tearing up Asda car park – The Bristol cruiser scene
Tokyo, L.A, Cribbs Causeway: the cruiser scene is alive and well in Bristol