Author: Lorna Stephenson
"Beautiful, ordinary people": Capturing Brexit on film
Ahead of Bristol Radical Film Festival, the Cable spoke to director Timothy George Kelly about his ‘state of the nation’ documentary, Brexitannia.
Factory farms: Six-fold increase in Gloucestershire and Somerset permits since 2010
Intensive farming has rapidly expanded across the UK in the last decade. The Cable takes a look at the south-west picture.
Voices: Don’t let the arms industry sponsor Bristol Pride
Lorna Stephenson argues that companies such as Babcock should not be allowed to ‘pink-wash’ their dealings with repressive regimes by sponsoring Pride events.
Chronic fatigue syndrome, Bristol University, and controversial science
Certain treatments of chronic fatigue syndrome, or ME, have pitted patients against researchers, and scientists against scientists – amid furious clashes on the validity of landmark studies into the condition.
Expenses: £25k on first class travel for Bristol West candidate
First class travel expenses worth £24,979 claimed by former MP and current candidate for Bristol West, Stephen Williams, during his last term as MP.
School cuts: difficult questions at Education Question Time
What did we learn about party positions on education from the Bradley Stoke and Filton parliamentary candidates’ ‘Education Question Time’?
Shock levels of assaults on teachers revealed
Teachers report shock levels of violence at work, as the school cuts crisis continues to see teaching and support staff levels slashed across the city.
Schools cuts: the silent voices of teachers
Stress, redundancies, lack of respect for the profession, the impact on children... teachers speak out about the impacts of most severe school cuts they've ever experienced.
Bristol goes nuclear: Hinkley, Oldbury and the defence industry
Bristol and the South West are gearing up to be a hub of the revived UK nuclear industry. But is there more to the ‘nuclear renaissance’ than low carbon power?
Bristol headteachers confront DfE over school cuts "disgrace"
Bristol heads speak out over “national disgrace” school funding cuts that will see SEN pupils with reduced support and classrooms stripped of teaching staff.