It took over a decade for James to tell his family he was gay. Some Irish Travellers never get the chance to.
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.
Measles is back, and it’s not just because of anti-vaxxers
We need to take our message out of surgeries and into communities, says a Bristol pharmacist
Shaping local media for 2020 at our fifth birthday AGM
Cable members came along to elect our directors, decide how to grow our membership and reach more people with our media.
Lib Dem use of data misleading in marginal seat of Bristol North West
The criticism comes after national controversy about tactical voting advice and use of polling data.
Local Tory MP takes donation from private jet mogul
The donation comes as the aviation industry is likely to come under scrutiny during the general election for its impact on the climate crisis.
Bristol Council votes to ban diesel cars from city centre
All privately owned diesel vehicles will be banned from the city centre between 7am and 3pm from March 2021.
The race is on for Tory held marginal Filton and Bradley Stoke
Labour is on the offensive and mobilising hundreds despite trailing in polls.
Good money after bad? Bristol Energy’s spiralling losses
Market conditions have been killing off small private energy suppliers up and down the country. Bristol Energy is by no means immune and keeps on tapping council tax payers for more money in the wake of huge losses – so is it time the council-owned firm was wound up?
Avon and Somerset police to be sued over botched art heist investigation
The main suspect in Britain’s longest running murder investigation is seeking damages following his acquittal over the stolen art collection of cider baron and former Tory MP Esmond Bulmer.
Bristol’s new van policy. What is it, and how will it affect you?
Injunctions, ‘high’ and ‘low’ impact, and surveillance. We explain what you can expect from the council's new van policy.
After delays, council releases plan to clean up toxic air
A thousand plus pages of documents have received mixed reactions and raised uncertainties as to whether it will be implementable
A morning with activists taking direct action against immigration enforcement
The group said the action was in response to the "institutional racism of the government's hostile environment policy".
From St Pauls to Syria: Why this young woman and Kurds in Bristol are struggling for justice from afar
We spent the morning with a Kurdish activist struggling for peace and justice in north eastern Syria
Masculinity and my Black male experience
The biggest problem with a stereotype isn’t that it’s false but that it’s the only story being told.
Revealed: An anti-slavery court order was made against local boss Lopresti. Here’s evidence it may be being breached
The ice cream boss was banned from managing staff after an investigation found workers living in slave-like conditions
Breaking the chain of alcoholism
Josh couldn’t get out of a vicious circle of addiction and destruction until he found an organisation that tackles the long-term effects of having alcoholic parents.
Activists block Filton arms companies to protest Turkey’s invasion of Syria
They blocked the main entrance to the arms dealers for four hours.
Bristol History Podcast: Everyday Life in the Early Modern West Country
how much do we know about what life was like for the ordinary men and women living under Henry VIII's rule?
‘If the water was killing hundreds of people every year, there would be an outcry’
Air pollution scientist Dr Gary Fuller on congestion charging, changing the conversation, and how we can protect ourselves.
Public interest journalism is expensive, takes time and can be risky.
But powering Bristol’s media co-op isn’t.
Dark Arts is a tale of private investigators, corruption, political pressure, Pakistani heroin and a mansion in the Somerset hills revealed over three parts in a new Cable true crime series.
GPs and clinical specialists are worried about patients being turned away because of local NHS policies.
In the last episode of the Cornerman, the Cable lifts the lid on protection rackets from London to Bristol, revealing how local businesses were forced to pay gangsters for security.