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The Bristol Cable
  • The Bristol Cable is media co-operative – created and owned by over 2,500 (and counting) people in the city. With free events and trainings, a multimedia website and a free quarterly print edition, The Bristol Cable is redefining local journalism through challenging multimedia, community action and cooperative ownership. Online, in print and on the street.
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In Disrepair: Bristol's broken renting system

Why we’re dedicating time to investigate the renting crisis in Bristol

We’ve been collecting the experiences of readers to investigate how Bristol’s rental market has gotten even tougher since the pandemic.

Culture or news? Vote to shape our editorial priorities

Tell us your experiences of struggling to rent in Bristol

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Safe workplace or damaging to society? Cable readers share views on plans to ban Bristol's strip clubs

Before Bristol is consulted on the proposed ‘nil-cap’ on sexual entertainment venues, Cable readers give their thoughts on the debate that raises questions about women’s right to do what they want with their bodies and the wider impact of strip clubs on misogyny and sexual violence in society.

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Have your say: Should Bristol ban strips clubs?

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Stand to be a Bristol Cable director

We're hiring: Workplace Coordinator

We’re looking for someone to join our team who loves to focus on organisation, systems and processes, and wants to help us build a smoothly running workplace with a culture of care.

Job: Frontend developer wanted to help build the tech to power local community journalism

Help build a pioneering Community Engagement System to drive sustainable public interest community journalism.

Cable editorial: The big story behind Bristol’s local election isn’t who won, but who voted.

The Cable editorial team on what the results mean for our city as the dust settles on the elections.

Bristol Citizens' Agenda: priorities for the local elections

Hundreds of Cable readers have shared what matters to them the most in the upcoming local elections.

Shape the Bristol Citizens' Agenda

Have your say on what matters to you this election, and shape the Bristol Citizens' Agenda.

Share your tributes: Help us remember the Bristolians lost to Covid-19

We want to tell the stories of people in the city whose lives were lost to Covid. Share your tributes to help us remember them.