Sean Morrison

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VIDEO: Chief constable challenged on ‘anti-racist policing’ progress and stop and search reform

It’s been a year since Avon and Somerset’s chief constable Sarah Crew admitted her service was institutionally racist, but what is she actually doing about it?

Historic Bristol general election results see first ever Green MP and Tory wipeout

In the ‘divided’ new constituency of Bristol North East, opposing voters feel a common lack of options

Photography

Rack ’em up: Bristol’s bustling pub pool culture in pictures

In this photo essay, the Cable captures the unique spirit of amateur pool at a series of boozers in pockets of the city where the pub sport culture has been alive and well for decades.

Reports

Police and crime commissioner candidates on knife crime, institutional racism and public health policing

Police and Crime bill

‘She could’ve died’: Kill the Bill protester’s struggle to hold police to account for knocking her out with baton

From the archive: Cable Longreads – Could co-design help transform Bristol’s housing estates?

The condition and availability of social housing, and how public bodies communicate with people, are important issues. How can co-design help?

‘It’s completely put a stop to Mariella’s life’: The lasting impact of being convicted on a riot charge

Three years after her arrest for ‘rioting’ at a Kill the Bill protest, Mariella Gedge-Rogers is serving a lengthy jail term on a controversial and rarely used criminal charge. While she struggles to rebuild her life, police officers who brutally beat demonstrators still aren’t being held to account.

Listen: The Debrief – how and why we’re joining a citywide campaign to tackle knife crime

Cable journalists Sean Morrison and Priyanka Raval sit down to discuss why we’re joining the Together for Change campaign against knife crime.

Together for Change: The Cable joins citywide campaign to tackle knife crime in Bristol

Knife violence has had a devastating effect on the communities it has impacted in Bristol. Today we come together as a city to say enough is enough, with the aim of developing a community-focused 'task force'.

Listen: The Debrief, as seven Palestine Action activists are found guilty of criminal damage to Bristol’s ‘murder factory’

Cable journalists discuss covering the recent 'Elbit seven' trial, which brought into sharp focus a Bristol-based arms manufacturer’s role in supplying Israel’s war in Gaza.

High Court judge refuses to rule on whether Bristol Uni owed duty of care to student

The University of Bristol has lost its appeal in the discrimination case of Natasha Abrahart, who took her own life in 2018, but the case could have had more far reaching implications.