The Bristol Cable

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Have your say: What issues does Bristol most urgently need solutions to?

We're going to be investigating how we can develop cities fit for the future. Fill out this short survey to take part in this exciting new project that we hope can make a real difference to the city.

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What do you think about plans to redevelop the Galleries?

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The Bristol Cable wins funding for ‘The Future of Cities’ solutions series

Reports

Bristol media urges mayor to reverse ban on local democracy reporters from briefings

The Cable has joined other outlets in the city in sending an open letter to Marvin Rees, after the mayor insisted that LDR reporters are not 'banned' but simply 'not invited'.

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Bristol’s mayor shouldn’t cherry pick which journalists attend his briefings

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Share your experiences of living in a high-rise

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The Cable view: Time to build a new political system in Bristol

After voting to scrap the mayoral system, Labour and the Greens have the opportunity to form a progressive alliance. But Bristol’s political culture needs work, too.

How Bristol is run isn’t just a political debate. It impacts our everyday lives. 

We should care about the mayoral referendum in May because the importance of local democracy goes beyond the media and political bubble.

How do you feel about the end of Covid restrictions?

This week, the government announced it’s ‘Living with Covid’ plan – the end of restrictions in England. We want to know how people in Bristol feel about it.

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A look back at our 2021 AGM

Not your average media shareholder meeting.

Have you experienced problems with your landlord since the pandemic started?

We want to investigate rogue landlords, poor conditions and council enforcement to help inform the debate on solutions.

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How do you feel about the not guilty verdict of the Colston 4?

We want to know what you think about the verdict in the landmark trial and what needs to happen next in the wider debate about statues and how we remember our past.

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