Hartcliffe youngsters are campaigning for free bus travel for children.
From pots of shea butter to awards ceremonies and magazine launches, Bristol businesswoman Charmaine Lawrence’s journey has been all about taking other talent with her
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Diary of a learning disabilities nurse
On the centenary of the establishment of the profession, a student learning disabilities nurse explains the crucial daily work they do.
The latest struggle within the Labour party matters to everyone
In a city with four Labour MPs, the internal processes of the party will shape our politics.
The tragic story of Hannah Wiltshire and a Bedminster Workhouse resonates today
An untimely death led to a campaign for justice by the local community.
Housing coops: a landlord you can trust
For the many people in Bristol renting their homes and unable to buy, housing cooperatives offer an alternative way to live.
Music learning is fading out from schools. We’ll lose more than the screech of recorders.
Music lessons were some of my fondest moments of school. But in a city renowned for live music and across the country, music learning is under threat.
‘From climate to jobs, there is no justification for Bristol airport expansion’
The plans are based on dodgy data, argues Priyanka Raval
The Alternative South West Rich List
Four cases of hoarding so serious they deserve a Channel 4 reality series.
Listen: When football meets anti-fascism – The Easton Cowgirls and Cowboys
Terry and Duke sit down with Kev and Sensi from Easton Cowboys and Cowgirls, to discuss the origins of this historic club, extraordinary oversees trips and how they mix activism and sport.
Opinion: Electric cars are not the answer
The popularity of electric cars looks set to increase, but they are no green panacea, argues Adam Reynolds.
Revealed: Thousands of kids are being put in isolation, fuelling schools debate
A Bristol Cable investigation can reveal Bristol schools are sending children to isolation 1,000 times a week, shedding light on the controversial form of discipline where children are removed from class.
Editorial: A response to Marvin Rees regarding the Cable’s hostile environment article
Mayor Marvin Rees has clarified Bristol council’s position, saying it is exactly the same as the other 11 councils.
Government piles pressure on mayor over dirty air
A Clean Air Zone that includes charging private cars must be considered, said Therese Coffey MP.
Bristol will not be joining 11 councils refusing to co-operate on plans to deport rough sleepers
The council and homelessness charity St Mungo’s are participating in the programme
Time to play as Bristol launches plan
Work with under-11s was cut when the council cut its youth services budget by 30% last year, but Bristol’s organisations have come together to find...
Lawyers are threatening action over council’s “seriously flawed” clean air plans
Environmental lawyers say timescales to tackle illegal pollution are unacceptable
“We need better mental health support for all young people, not just students”
Students have been campaigning for service improvements, but what about young people not at university? asks Chloë Maughan
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.