Blogs and updates from The Bristol Cable.
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.
‘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.
What next for Bristol’s renting crisis?
Politicians and campaigners gathered to discuss how we can transform renting in Bristol and push the government to pursue long-promised reform.
Anxious or relieved? Cable readers on ‘living with Covid’ plans
Most readers who shared their views were against the lifting of rules on self-isolation and the end of mass testing from April. But some welcomed the new freedoms.
How do you feel about the end of Covid restrictions?
This week, the government announced it’s ‘Living with Covid’ plan – the end of restrictions in England. We want to know how people in Bristol feel about it.
‘A monumental moment in history’: Cable readers react to the Colston 4 being cleared
Most readers expressed support for the Colston 4 and criticised past inaction from the council, while others had concerns about what their acquittal meant for the fate of other statues.