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In Disrepair: Bristol's broken renting system

Why we’re dedicating time to investigate the renting crisis in Bristol

We’ve been collecting the experiences of readers to investigate how Bristol’s rental market has gotten even tougher since the pandemic.

Culture or news? Vote to shape our editorial priorities

The Cable is fighting back against tech giants and corporate publishers. But now we need you.

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Tell us your experiences of struggling to rent in Bristol

After publishing an investigation into evictions since the government ban introduced during the pandemic was lifted, we want to hear about the experiences of people in Bristol struggling to find somewhere to rent.

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Safe workplace or damaging to society? Cable readers share views on plans to ban Bristol's strip clubs

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Have your say: Should Bristol ban strips clubs?

Why investigative local journalism needs your support

Traditional local news is in decline. People power is the way to dig into the stories that really matter.

Stand to be a Bristol Cable director

Do you think the Bristol Cable is an exciting project with potential to grow and further benefit Bristol and the wider media landscape? Do you...

Job: Frontend developer wanted to help build the tech to power local community journalism

Help build a pioneering Community Engagement System to drive sustainable public interest community journalism.

Cable editorial: The big story behind Bristol’s local election isn’t who won, but who voted.

The Cable editorial team on what the results mean for our city as the dust settles on the elections.

Bristol Citizens' Agenda: priorities for the local elections

Hundreds of Cable readers have shared what matters to them the most in the upcoming local elections.

Shape the Bristol Citizens' Agenda

Have your say on what matters to you this election, and shape the Bristol Citizens' Agenda.

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