Priyanka Raval

Service cuts, redundancies and rising caseloads: St. Mungo’s staff vote for indefinite strike action

Unite members from St.Mungo’s vote to escalate their month-long strike to indefinitely, after charity refuses to meet pay demands

Digital first, local radio last? Striking staff warn BBC changes will be communities’ loss

We speak to BBC Radio Bristol journalists on the picket lines on two days of strike action about what the proposed changes to the BBC will mean for their jobs, and local journalism as a whole.

We’re working to diversify the Cable team. Let’s start with our freelancer base

The Cable exists to challenge the structure of the media, but we are not representative enough of our city. Here’s what we’re doing to change things.

Julz Davis: checking in on Martin Luther King’s dream

Campaigner Julz Davis speaks to the Cable about his Race for Power project to improve racial equity in Bristol, the UK's seventh most unequal city.

75 years since the Israeli occupation, three Palestinian women speak out about their struggle

Back in March, the Cable met three women from Palestine who visited Bristol to talk about life in the occupied West Bank. Two months later, we catch up on the 75th anniversary of the Nakba.

Why we need industrial correspondents

Strikes are back, but the industrial reporters have pretty much vanished. I sit down with industrial correspondents, past and present, to find out about life on the beat, and why reviving this coverage matters.

Boat dwellers threaten council with legal action over ‘unreasonable mooring fee hike’

People living in Bristol Harbour claim the lack of consultation over the increase to mooring fees, which is due to come into force in April, was unlawful. 

Turbo Island: Bristol’s very own ‘Love Island’

From newly-kindled friendships, to flirtations and fireside fumbles, Cable reporter Priyanka spent Valentine's Day gathering love stories from Turbo Island.

Turbo Island got tarmacked, was there a better alternative?

An outpouring of posts eulogising the wonders of Turbo Island poured forth on social media, bemoaning the loss of a “cultural icon”. But what does it mean for Stokes Croft?

‘You cannot run an economy on goodwill’: Bristol’s workers out in force for national day of strike action

On the biggest day of strike action in a decade, we speak to workers and trade union reps about why they’ve downed tools.

From Western Harbour controversy to flammable cladding: how the Hotwells and Harbourside by-election campaign has played out

Labour or the Greens could secure a majority in the council chamber with a victory here, as voters prepare to head to the polls on 2 February.

‘The way the NHS is managed is breaking workers’. Bristol nurses take historic strike action

Meet two critical care nurses from the picket line at the BRI in historic NHS strike action.