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Have your say: What issues does Bristol most urgently need solutions to?

We're going to be investigating how we can develop cities fit for the future. Fill out this short survey to take part in this exciting new project that we hope can make a real difference to the city.

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What do you think about plans to redevelop the Galleries?

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The Bristol Cable wins funding for ‘The Future of Cities’ solutions series

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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.

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Share your experiences of living in a high-rise

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Bristol Mayoral Referendum

The Cable view: Time to build a new political system in Bristol

‘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.

A goodbye for now from Adam, a Cable co-founder

Parting words after over 8 years of working at the forefront of community-owned media.

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.

The controversial Voi e-scooter trial will be extended. Here’s what Cable readers think.

A lifeline? A menace? Cable readers weigh in on safety concerns and how the scheme could be improved.

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