“Keeping drugs illegal isn’t protecting people” – Bristol MP
The Bristol Cable spoke to Thangam Debbonaire about her critical views of the government’s Drug Strategy, the need for reform, and concrete solutions.
Conflicting reports over why Tories didn’t meet core city leaders
There’s some confusion over why Tory ministers didn’t show up
After Grenfell, what now for fire safety in Bristol?
what is being done in Bristol to improve fire safety after the Grenfell disaster?
Facial recognition: Bristol research could change the world as we know it
Bristol Robotics Laboratory are developing a facial recognition system that could change the world as we know it.
Mayor calls rally but questions on strategy remain
Mayor leads a coalition of core cities to wrest power from Westminster and challenge austerity
Schools, children’s data… and immigration enforcement
The Cable interviews Jen Persson, director of the national campaign defenddigitalme, which aims to stop the government sharing the personal data of millions of children with a plethora of third parties – and the Home Office.
Drug deaths in Bristol sharply increase
What explains the rising rates of drug misuse fatalities, and how can the risks be reduced for Bristol’s population of drug users?
Video: What’s up with the council cuts consultations?
The council is planning to cut back on libraries, public toilets, school crossing patrols and adult social care. As the consultation roadshow comes to an...
‘Rovers against racism’ – but is that enough?
Bristol Rovers just had their most successful season for 17 years, but barely any BAME fans saw them do it live.
Update: News on the future of Hamilton House
A packed meeting took place at Hamilton House on Stokes Croft this afternoon to discuss the future of the building.
The rise of right-wing Bristol millionaire Arron Banks
How did he get from a trading estate in Patchway to Trump’s golden elevator?
Ice cream scandal: the Lopresti business investigation continues…
Earlier this year we exposed the underpayment and poor working conditions at the Lopresti ice cream and property business. The allegations keep coming in.