No more National Health Service
Sustainability and transformation plans are the Department of Health’s latest scheme to try to prevent the NHS slamming into the brick wall it’s accelerating towards. But are they going to work?
Our 2016 favourites: Cable voices
A couple of the most interesting voices that the Cable has published in 2016.
Our 2016 favourites: Cable news
A few of the Cable’s favourite news articles that we’ve worked on in 2016.
Our 2016 favourites: Cable features
Here’s a selection of the best features the Cable has produced over the last year.
Blowing the whistle, without getting whacked
As we launch our training programme for journalists, let’s not forget about the real lifeblood of any news organisation – the sources.
The sinkhole beneath our schools
Bristol’s education system is struggling because of poorly planned and hopelessly optimistic private finance initiative contracts.
The NHS is on its knees
Our health service is in crisis, but what’s causing it? With such a colossal organisation there is no single answer, just death by a thousand cuts...
Council asks: Public, are you not engaged?
The council has been discussing how to make their committee meetings more engaging to the public, a topic dear to the heart of the Cable’s...
Bristol Council to axe 1,000 staff
One sixth of the Bristol City Council workforce are offered voluntary redundancy in hope of closing £43m budget crisis.
Carillion’s Southmead secrets
The Cable’s reporter, Sid Ryan, gives you the latest on his long-running Freedom of Information Act battle, to try and work out how Southmead hospital will end...
Currently in the Council: 25th July to 5th August
Currently in the Council is our ongoing series to keep you up to date with what’s coming up for discussion in the Council Chamber. It...
Notes from City Hall: Metro Mayor marches onwards
Council Correspondent Sid Ryan, gives his opinion on proposals for a new Metro Mayor – due to be voted on by the Council this evening.