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...
Exclusive: Fracking protections at port not as claimed by former mayor and council
Investigation raises questions over safeguards against future oil and gas exploration.
Do Bristol schools pass the admissions test?
Local authority oversight raises questions about equality of access to education
Bristol in the Panama Papers
The Cable investigates how the world of offshore finance reaches out and touches on our doorstep
Subvertising in Bristol: ‘A service to your local community’
The art of hijacking Bristol’s billboards to create new meaning