Dean Ayotte

Ideas and Action

Woodcuts & Inks: Carving political messages

Old school printmaking processes are revived to produce campaign materials in the run up to the general election

“You are definitely not alone”: Using art to tackle the teenage mental health taboo

“We invite you to join us”: Activists occupy Cheltenham Road library


Photoessay: keeping printing press alive

The Cable spent a morning at the Letterpress Collective to catch a glimpse of a near vanished industry…


Off the streets and into the ring


A Big Housing Conversation to address a big housing crisis.

Byron Burgers: Protest in Clifton

Demonstration at scandal-hit burger chain, part of national campaign following arrests of Byron staff by UK Border Force.

In conversation with Ken Loach

The Cable grabbed an interview with the godfather of political cinema to ask him about his latest award-winning film, I, Daniel Blake, and his famous socialist politics...

A long overdue victory

A story of one Bristolian’s struggle against the giants of the construction industry

Interactive: Why did some of us vote leave?

To what extent do people’s sense of community, perception of influence and opportunity, or access to resources impact the way they voted in the EU...

We didn’t all vote Remain…

Much of Bristol may be holding onto the idea that we're a Remain city - one of the few to buck the EU referendum trend of shock 'leave' wins. A closer look at the vote breakdown tells a different story...

Behind the bike: Bristol’s bicycle couriers talk their trade

Cycle couriering has been changing in Bristol of late - what's life like for the people who pedal?