The Bearpit: contested hub of struggles for Bristol
Bristol’s infamous Bearpit has undergone an image change in recent years – but rising homelessness means it’s now a site of conflict between wealthier incomers and some of the city’s most vulnerable people.
Could Bristol become outdoor advertising free?
BBC Points West picks up story reported on by the Bristol Cable.
“This plan empowers and gives us a stronger voice”
Lawrence Weston’s Neighbourhood Development Plan shows what reclaiming local power can look like.
Video Exclusive: Marvin Rees Interview
Mayor of Bristol on his attitude towards central government over budget cuts, his vision for local authorities' future, and approaches to progressive politics.
Council budget approved amid protests
Perhaps the outcome was no surprise, but the process was eventful.
Transport budget cuts could lead to isolation
Future transfer of transport responsibilities to Metro Mayor expected to save money, but there are fears subsidies cuts could end some services.
How will council transport budget cuts impact you?
The Cable would like to hear from readers about how you think the council’s proposed cuts will affect you or your family. On the 21st...
Plugging Bristol’s energy gaps
An old and draughty housing stock, high energy consumption and fuel poverty mean tackling energy inefficiency must be a priority for our city
“You have to change things”: Interview with leading investigative journalist
The Bristol Cable invited Meirion Jones, the Investigations Editor of the Bureau of Investigative Journalism to talk.
Elderly and disabled people’s bus access under threat
‘Keep Bristol Moving’ is a key aim of the Mayor, but low income disabled and elderly people could be left without the means to travel...
Do Bristol schools pass the admissions test?
Local authority oversight raises questions about equality of access to education
Subvertising in Bristol: ‘A service to your local community’
The art of hijacking Bristol’s billboards to create new meaning