Watch: WTF is the Metro Mayor and a green revolution?!
In this short documentary, the Cable unpacks what the Metro Mayor is ahead of the election and delves into the much touted 'Green Revolution'. Neil Maggs investigates on a day out in Avonmouth.
Bristol's net zero carbon emissions deadline is only nine years away. How are we doing?
In November 2018 Bristol became the first UK local authority to declare a climate emergency, committing to reduce its net carbon output to zero by 2030. Since then there has been hot air – much of it well-intentioned – but too little meaningful action, says Jon Turney
Watch: The struggle for the future of Britain's best street
A furore has kicked off over proposals to pedestrianise one of Bristol's most iconic streets, St Marks Road, with famous shop Sweetmart threatening to leave! Easton native Neil Maggs investigates whats going on behind the headlines.
Council approves major new development plans in Lawrence Hill
The Council approves the building of hundreds of new homes, offices, shops, student accommodation and a new school in Lawrence Hill. But flooding objections from the Environment Agency could override the decision.
Developer withdraws planning proposals for 'grim' and 'Stalinist' St Pauls flats
Controversial plans for a four-storey block of flats in St Pauls have been withdrawn. The boss of developers Clayewater Homes says they spent “a lot...
‘Bigger and bolder’ clean air plans could reduce Bristol pollution to legal levels by 2022
Mayor Marvin Rees says that the coronavirus pandemic has made alternative plans possible for Bristol.
Reflections on the All Lives Matter protest
From “All Lives Matter” to “just doing my patriotic duty,” Cable reporter Priyanka Raval reflects on the “protect the cenotaph” demonstration on Saturday.
Watch: Black Lives Matter protest in Bristol
Cable journalist Priyanka Raval spoke to people at Sunday's BlackLivesMatter protest about what the toppling of the Edward Colston's statue means, and where Bristol goes from here.
PHOTOESSAY: The protest that toppled Colston
The Black Lives Matter protest on Sunday hit headlines the world over after protestors pulled down the statue of slave trader Edward Colston and rolled him down to the docks and into the river.
Bristol Dry Gin: ‘You can always issue an apology in the local paper…’
Micro distillery Bristol Dry Gin have had a huge backlash for using George Floyd’s death and the Black Lives Matter protests to market their new gin. We talk to a pub landlord about why they won’t be stocking their products.
Councillors say City Hall officers ‘unduly influenced’ by reporting direct to Mayor
Councillor Clive Stevens says he cannot always trust what officers say because they are ‘fearful of pressure from their boss’.
Music learning is fading out from schools. We’ll lose more than the screech of recorders.
Music lessons were some of my fondest moments of school. But in a city renowned for live music and across the country, music learning is under threat.
Voices: Clean air for Bristol is taking too long
An open letter from non-partisan group Bristol Clean Air Alliance, who have been campaigning for improved air quality through political action by the council.