Fighting the gig economy – of academics not students
Lots of Bristol University staff are highly educated, but casually employed. Bristol UCU is campaigning to change that.
The fight is on to prevent Lawrence Hill gas power station
Power plant proposed for next to primary school in inner-city Lawrence Hill, yet again.
Taking the council to court over cuts
Parent power wins radical overhaul of special needs services Two Bristol families have taken a stand against cuts – and won. The anonymous parents have...
Avonmouth fly infestation: cries for council tax strike
Councillor promises to investigate concerns in public meeting
Bristol Pride promise ‘positive way forward’ on arms sponsorship
Pressure over Airbus partnership has led to talks between organisers and campaigners
Investigation: Bristol’s invisible sex trade
The police are struggling to deal with sexual exploitation happening online. How does this off-street sex trade operate in this city?
Infestation in Avonmouth: Return of the flies…
Avonmouth residents are blaming the local waste plant after their homes were infested with flies, again... but the council says there’s no problem.
PC Claire Boddie on trial for tasering Ras Judah: the story so far
The police officer who tasered Easton man Ras Judah will appear in Salisbury Magistrates Court tomorrow (18 May) charged with common assault.
#MillionsMissing: the campaign for ME equality
Sufferers of ME/CFS are taking to Queen Square this weekend. The Cable spoke to an organiser about why the government needs to take action on...
Action needed on shocking levels of teacher stress
Teachers' union survey exposes stress crisis in Bristol’s schools, exacerbated by cuts and unsustainable workloads. Could a ‘fair workload charter’ help?
Opinion: Anna Campbell’s idealism and conviction should inspire us all
Ultimately, she was willing to give her own life so that others might be free. How many people can say that?