Council finally outlines two clean air plan proposals, but fails to produce analysis to back up its chosen options.
Tiny homes are popping up in Bristol, with the council even bypassing its own policy to permit miniature flats. But as a solution to the housing crisis, this approach could do more harm than good.
Members’ meeting: Behind the Lopresti ice cream investigation
This Monday, we hosted a free evening at Windmill Hill City Farm cafe in Bedminster to discuss our investigation into the Lopresti ice cream slavery case.
Bristol History Podcast: Natural History of the West Country
This week I met with Joe McSorley of the Avon Wildlife Trust to discuss the natural history of the West Country – from the earliest...
Ken Macharia not detained after asylum refusal
60 supporters accompanied him to his monthly check-in at Bridgewater police station.
Communities standing up: college students, skaters and migrant mums
News is so often depresseing and disempowering. But these Bristolians are making a difference across the city.
Star and Garter reopens, as communities fight back against threats to Bristol nightlife
As shown by the Star and Garter and new venues, Bristol's nightlife is threatened but being forced into revival and rebirth.
Photos: Shutting down Broadmead to protest the environmental impact of fast fashion
On Saturday, hundreds of people took part in a protest in Bristol city centre organised by Extinction Rebellion to raise awareness of the environmental costs of the fashion industry.
Photos: A Vibrant Youth
Vibrant Youth is an ongoing portrait series showcasing some young creatives in Bristol who are working two or more jobs to make ends meet while pursuing their dreams.
Calls to take control of Bristol’s buses as First sell-off announced
Supporters say it would give Bristol a bus service that works for Bristolians, instead of for-profit companies.
Photos: The faces of Bristol’s Grand Iftar
Thousands of people from all over Bristol descended on Easton yesterday to celebrate a Grand Iftar meal as Muslims broke their fasting for Ramadan.
Members’ Event: Behind the Lopresti Ice-cream Investigation
Join us to hear the inside story on the Lopresti ice cream slavery investigation. Cable journalists Adam and Alon will share the ethical and practical...
Exclusive: Two Bristol activists helping build a new society in Syria
Amidst the rubble of war-torn Northern Syria, two Bristolians follow the footsteps of friend Anna Campbell, who was murdered by Turkish forces, to carry on buildinging a democratic, anti-capitalist and feminist society.
Opinion: Council tax is grossly unfair. It’s time for a rethink
After it has gone up again in the face of cuts, it’s time to look at alternatives to this unfair and out-of-date tax.
Zero rough sleeping in Bristol by 2027: fantasy or reality?
The council has set out a bold vision to eradicate rough sleeping in just eight years, but can we get there?
Bristol Cable members set the news agenda – BBC air Lopresti slavery investigation
BBC Points West helped us tell the story of how ice cream and property boss Salvatore Lopresti kept men in slave-like conditions.
Finally exposed: How Lopresti ice cream boss kept men in slave-like conditions, tenants and families in squalor. But people spoke out.
In a Cable investigation spanning five years, a shocking story has been uncovered.
European elections: why it matters even though it doesn’t feel like it
This is no ordinary election, and it comes at a pivotal time, argues Nick Dowson.
In Hartcliffe antisocial behaviour is about more than young people acting up
The common media portrayal of Hartcliffe as being closer to Baghdad than Bedminster is clearly nonsense. But the issue is raw and touches on deeper questions.
Meet Kerry, the Hartcliffe community activist on a mission
“We’ve got so used to things being taken away from us, that a lot of people don’t know we’ve got rights.”
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.