Blogs and updates from The Bristol Cable.
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.
Not enough info for public ahead of mayoral referendum, campaigners say
At a debate co-hosted by the Cable, panellists discussed the pros and cons of the mayoral model, representation and how to overcome low engagement with local politics.
How Bristol is run isn’t just a political debate. It impacts our everyday lives.
We should care about the mayoral referendum in May because the importance of local democracy goes beyond the media and political bubble.