Aphra Evans

Features

Battle over Bristol’s strip clubs reignited as licenses renewed for now

Bristol’s two sexual entertainment venues have their licenses renewed, but council plans could see them banned next year.

Watch: How will flooding affect Bristol?

Escape from Hong Kong to Bristol: 3 protestors speak out on police brutality and life in exile

Coronavirus in Bristol

The Bristol Briefing: Bristol's Covid rate in top 10% in England

There have been 2,474 new Covid cases in Bristol in the last week. With restrictions lifted, many are talking about the ‘pingdemic’. As cases rise,...

Bristol and the Climate Crisis

Watch: The Bristol NGO taking plastic pollution to Westminster

Film

Watch: Final fight over Bristol Airport expansion begins

Watch: 10 ways Bristol can reach net zero carbon by 2030

In the first of a video series on the climate crisis, the Cable looks at why the city needs to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions...

Watch: One year since Colston fell

Priyanka Raval speaks to anti-racism campaigners on the year since the Edward Colston statue was toppled, and questions whether the controversy surrounding it helped the movement – or simply unveiled divisions within the city.

Jews in Bristol protest Israel’s violence and oppression in Palestine

British Jews have gathered across the country to call for justice for Palestinians.

Prominent advocate for racial justice speaks out ahead of crucial Police and Crime Commissioner election

Prominent advocate for racial justice, Desmond Brown, sets out what the police and next PCC must do to tackle racism, rebuild community trust, and support young people at risk of violent crime, and why you should vote.

Watch: WTF is the Metro Mayor and a green revolution?!

In this short documentary, the Cable unpacks what the Metro Mayor is ahead of the election and delves into the much touted 'Green Revolution'. Neil Maggs investigates on a day out in Avonmouth.

Watch: Viral - What's causing mistrust in the Covid-19 vaccine?

Marcus Smith delves into why so many people of different stripes are distrustful of the vaccine in this Cable short documentary

Watch: Early doors - A story of the pubs reopening

In this short film, we follow a pub manager and punters as the pubs emerge from coronavirus lockdown.

Watch: Breaking Bread - A story of communities tackling hunger and food injustice

Bristol groups getting organised to fight hunger, and hoping to build a 'new normal' of sustainable, healthy and affordable food for all.

Watch: After the storm - powerful voices from Bristol on how we should rebuild

"I really hope this crisis has shown that we shouldn't return to normal." Beautiful scenes and moving voices from Bristol on how we should rebuild after the coronavirus storm.

WATCH: Green and Labour Bristol West candidates head to head

Current Labour MP Thangam Debbonaire and Green challenger Carla Denyer made their case to voters. The Conservative and Brexit Party candidates declined to take part.

WATCH: Which way will Kingswood swing?

As voters in ‘The Wood’ gear up for election day, local lad Marcus Smith hits the streets to chat to people about the main issues...

WATCH: Bristol South and bloody Brexit

On the eve of this unpredictable election, Neil Maggs went to Labour-held Bristol South to talk to people about trust in politics, Jeremy Corbyn and Brexit, which divides people.

Watch: the women working on the tools and bucking the trend

Inspiring stories of local women bucking the trend and building successful careers in the trades.

WATCH: Searching the natural world for new antibiotics

Could the deep sea help us fight antibiotic resistance? Sam Williams, Phd student at the University of Bristol’s School of Biochemistry, explains how his work...

WATCH: simple steps to fight fake news

How can we fight fake news? Professor Stephan Lewandowsky, cognitive psychologist at Bristol University, spells out some simple steps.