When it comes to police racism, is it the case of a few rotten apples or do we need a new barrel altogether? Sam Kidel...
This week Tom Brothwell meets with acclaimed historian and historical fiction writer, Lucienne Boyce. They discuss the history of the women’s suffrage movement in Bristol,...
Policewoman who Tasered Ras Judah found not guilty of assault
But PC Claire Boddie faces disciplinary action
Latest eviction threat by Hamilton House owners rebuffed by council
After having two planning applications blocked, Hamilton House's owners aim to keep development plans alive by stopping it being given community centre status.
PC Claire Boddie on trial for tasering Ras Judah: the story so far
The police officer who tasered Easton man Ras Judah will appear in Salisbury Magistrates Court tomorrow (18 May) charged with common assault.
Private probation companies are sending more people to jail. But not for committing crimes
Outsourced providers in the Bristol area are under heavy fire for sucking up millions in public money, but failing on public safety and criminal justice.
Voices: “Why we’re shouting the names of Kurdish fighters from the rooftops of arms companies”
An activist protesting Bristol arms companies explains why they are putting names and stories to the victims of the arms trade.
Airbus factory occupied by friends of Bristolian killed in Syria by Turkish military
Friends of a female British fighter who was killed by Turkish forces have occupied the roof of an Airbus facility in Filton.
Should strip clubs be banned?
The renewal of the licenses for two strip clubs in Bristol in March reignited debate in the city about the presence of sexual entertainment venues...
“Parks aren’t there for making money”
Bristol City Council approves recommendations for savings from its parks and green spaces, allowing ‘low impact’ advertising and charging professional dog walkers. Photo: Nina Rehman
#MillionsMissing: the campaign for ME equality
Sufferers of ME/CFS are taking to Queen Square this weekend. The Cable spoke to an organiser about why the government needs to take action on...
Among the trauma and the bullshit: Thoughts of a black social worker
The candid voice of someone on the sharp end of personal and institutional racism.
Council blocks second planning application to redevelop Hamilton House
After 200 tenants were recently evicted, the future of Stokes Croft's cultural hub hangs in the balance as plans to redevelop are blocked yet again by the council.
WATCH: simple steps to fight fake news
How can we fight fake news? Professor Stephan Lewandowsky, cognitive psychologist at Bristol University, spells out some simple steps.
Why we became Bristol Cable members (and why you should too!)
You can help sustain and grow the UK's only city-wide media co-op! The Bristol Cable makes media which holds power to account, raises up voices that need to be heard, and trains local people in media skills.
A rapper has made a track to #bootoutbailiffs
This local rapper is using his skills to call on the council to #bootoutbailiffs
Another blow for Filwood, as 80-year-old community centre fights for survival
Will the 80-year-old Filwood Community Centre cling on? And what can be done to revive the Broadway?
Bristol MPs back plans for music venue champion
Bristol’s grassroots music scene fights back in the face of developments and financial struggles.
“I owed £1. Bailiffs and the council forced me to pay £311″
This mum and carer was forced to pay 311 times more than the debt she owed.
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In the 70th year of the NHS, an investigation by the Cable reveals that those who care for the nation are in need of serious attention.
Using muscle to collect debts is as old as money itself. But the Mayor and Bristol City Council must use fairer and more effective ways. It's time to #bootoutbailiffs.
Twenty-eight properties owned by Bristol City Council are being leased to companies based in secretive tax havens, an investigation by the Cable reveals.