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MPs recommend government funding to ‘revive’ local journalism
In a new report, MPs acknowledge that local journalism is in crisis, saying major outlets have compromised quality for clicks and more funding is needed to support local public interest journalism.
What do you think about plans to redevelop the Galleries?
Plans to completely redevelop the Galleries are being drawn up. But what do you want to happen to that space?
The Bristol Cable wins funding for ‘The Future of Cities’ solutions series
How can we develop cities fit for the future? Over the next year, the Cable will explore solutions being pioneered here in Bristol and around the world to answer this question.
Bristol’s mayor shouldn’t cherry pick which journalists attend his briefings
Local democracy reporters have been banned from attending Marvin Rees’ press conferences, sparking a boycott from local media outlets.
Share your experiences of living in a high-rise
Do you have a positive story about the social aspects of living in a high-rise apartment building? Are you having problems with crime or antisocial behaviour, or with maintenance in a tower block that’s in disrepair?
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.
‘I feel so uninformed’: Cable readers on Bristol’s mayoral referendum
Does the mayor have too much power and exclude councillors? Or is having a mayor the best way to overcome stalemates in a politically divided city? Here’s what Cable readers had to say.