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‘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.

A look back at our 2021 AGM

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5 things the Cable learned this year

As we reflect on 2021 and welcome 2022, one thing is clear: together, we can reshape the media and with it, our city. 

In Disrepair: Bristol's broken renting system

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

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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

Before Bristol is consulted on the proposed ‘nil-cap’ on sexual entertainment venues, Cable readers give their thoughts on the debate that raises questions about women’s right to do what they want with their bodies and the wider impact of strip clubs on misogyny and sexual violence in society.

Have your say: Should Bristol ban strips clubs?

Bristol is considering a ban on strip clubs, officially known as sexual entertainement venues, which has sparked a divisive debate in the city. This week, the...

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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.

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