In the past four years Bristol City Council have only successfully prosecuted one landlord for illegal eviction.
Award winning football author, David Goldblatt, delivered a fascinating talk on Putin, politics and football.
Rising up to open opportunities in the arts
Rising Arts Agency is helping young people of colour to break into the cultural sector.
Watch: Do mandem need feminism?
MANDEM are an organisation led by men of colour making moves and taking on important issues. In their latest event they explored how and why mandem need feminism.
Watch: Knowle West boxing club puts up a fight
Chris Winters aka ‘Skemer’ is fighting to find a new home for his Knowle West boxing club. Media Lab trainee Charlie Watts spoke to the Park...
Infestation in Avonmouth: Return of the flies…
Avonmouth residents are blaming the local waste plant after their homes were infested with flies, again... but the council says there’s no problem.
Banjo Island: the close-knit community behind the reputation
Despite its fearsome reputation, we found a warm community and good living on Banjo Island estate in Cadbury Heath.
Bristol History Podcast // Bristol and the Civil War
The English Civil War is often reduced to a stereotype of haughty Cavaliers and humourless Roundheads. Yet in reality it was was one of the...
Photos: thousands join Bristol’s Grand Iftar Ramadan celebration
In a powerful display of unity, three thousand people of different and no faith celebrated the breaking of the fast during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
VIDEO: 25 years behind the scenes at the Gas, with Nick Day
At the end of last season, the Rovers’ matchday announcer hung up his microphone after a quarter of a century. Maff Tucker chats to Nick...
Learning not to abuse your partner
The programme that puts abusers at the heart of the solution.
Exclusive: Former coppers, including undercover, exposed in police data blunder
While police are fighting to protect the identities of officers during the ‘spycops’ public inquiry into undercover policing, an Avon and Somerset Police Facebook group has exposed the identities of former officers, including covert police.
Artificial intelligence, robots, and the future of society: interview with Darren Jones
We are hurtling into a ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’: an age of artificial intelligence, advanced robotics, and unparalleled automation in the workplace. Should we be worried? To find out, the Cable spoke to Darren Jones – one Bristol MP who is paying attention
Cable members continue to shape a new media for Bristol
One hundred Bristol Cable members crammed in to the co-operative’s annual general meeting, proving once again that media in the public interest must be led...
“He said that he was nearby, and was going to come over and take my things”
This woman’s story of being on the sharp-end of the council’s debt collection policies.
Inside the UK’s first ever city centre drug testing facility- in the heart of Bristol
As charity The Loop reduced harms by testing drugs at Love Saves The Day this weekend, Bristol also became the first place in the UK to offer city centre testing.
I did time for tagging
Jack Keeling, who was imprisoned for graffiti, talks to the Bristol Cable about his sentence, Bristol’s graffiti scene and the council’s promise to create legal graffiti walls.
Iconic Bristol Bearpit billboard removed
The battle to reshape the Bearpit took a new turn today as the council removed Bristol’s only non-corporate billboard.
Reactions to council’s new proposals on van dwellers
The draft plans, which outline greater enforcement powers, receives mixed reactions.
Artists pushed out but fighting back: YardArts Village
From St Pauls to Shirehampton: Circus company YardArts aim to turn leaving the city centre into an opportunity.
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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.