Nurse Jeanette Jones has won an award for helping other nurses… but she fears for the future of the profession
Students say support is lacking for severe mental health needs, as Zoe found out.
Hiring: Community and Events Organiser
Community and Events Organiser Background to the role The Bristol Cable is an internationally recognised pioneer in building a new model for journalism. We...
Avonmouth fly infestation: cries for council tax strike
Councillor promises to investigate concerns in public meeting
Bristol Uni needs to do more on mental health, students say
Despite investment in services this year, students are increasingly concerned about mental health.
Why are young people turning to prescription drugs?
The Cable speaks to John McGuirk, team leader and therapist at Off the Record, a mental health charity supporting 11-25 year olds.
Bristol Pride promise ‘positive way forward’ on arms sponsorship
Pressure over Airbus partnership has led to talks between organisers and campaigners
Not so long ago in Bristol you could be hanged for love
As the summer Pride season starts, it is worth remembering that British society was not always tolerant of homosexuality.
W.G. Grace’s Sports Surgery Podcast: Bristol Bears and Steve Lansdown’s sporting empire
The Bristol Cable presents a brand spanking new podcast series: W.G. Grace’s Sports Surgery - delving into the worlds of sport, politics and business in Bristol.
The government is turning NHS staff into border guards, with potentially tragic consequences
The latest part of Theresa May's hostile environment policy - but NHS staff are fighting back.
Celebrating the city
Meet some of the community groups finding creative solutions to food poverty, mental health and assumptions around gender identity.
Tents occupying College Green in protest of Rough Sleeping policy given notice to leave
Bristol Housing Action Movement and Homes for All raise concerns about the council’s new rough sleeping draft policy.
WATCH: Searching the natural world for new antibiotics
Could the deep sea help us fight antibiotic resistance? Sam Williams, Phd student at the University of Bristol’s School of Biochemistry, explains how his work...
Carnival is back – just in time to celebrate its 50th anniversary!
Since starting in 1968, St Pauls Carnival has become recognised as one of Bristol’s most iconic and culturally significant events. After three years off, Carnival is now back thanks to the hard graft of many in the local community.
Memories, challenges and the future of St Pauls Carnival
The Cable talks to some of the organisers about St Pauls carnivals' past and what’s new this year
Opinion: Our mayor has an open goal opportunity to help thousands. Will he take it?
There is a strong moral and financial case to drop the medieval practice of enforcing debts with hired heavies.
Council launch van living and rough sleeping policy consultations
BCC announces consultations for its new van and rough sleeping encampments the day after completing Greenbank evictions.
OPINION: the voting system is broken, it’s time for change
Have you ever felt your vote didn’t count? The turnout in both national and local elections suggests that a lot of people share that view....
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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.