Bristol’s home of in-depth journalism
Powered by 2,500 members

Co-op Community

News from your co-op…

Gift the Cable

This Christmas, give the gift of high quality, in depth, independent journalism and support Bristol’s media cooperative at the same time

Help us monitor the election and keep the campaign clean

Join the Cable in being on the lookout for misleading data, dodgy money and half truths in this election.

Shaping local media for 2020 at our fifth birthday AGM

Cable members came along to elect our directors, decide how to grow our membership and reach more people with our media.

2019 Annual General Meeting

We’re pleased to invite you to the Bristol Cable Annual General Meeting 2019, where Cable members help steer the co-op for the year ahead.

My journey into journalism

One Bristol Cable Media Lab graduate’s journey into journalism.

Members' meeting: Behind the Lopresti ice cream investigation

This Monday, we hosted a free evening at Windmill Hill City Farm cafe in Bedminster to discuss our investigation into the Lopresti ice cream slavery case.

Members’ Event: Behind the Lopresti Ice-cream Investigation

Join us to hear the inside story on the Lopresti ice cream slavery investigation. Cable journalists Adam and Alon will share the ethical and practical...

Why the Cable is backing I Am Judah

Behind the shaky video that caught national attention is an important wider story. The Cable is proud to get behind a film seeking to tell it.

Why Bristol needs to fight for fair air

The Bristol Cable is launching a campaign calling for drastic action on Bristol's deadly air pollution. Here's why.

Bristol Cable nominated in Bristol Diversity Awards 2019

Following over a thousand valid nominations and months of preparations, the final shortlist of The Bristol Diversity Awards 2019 has been announced.

Cable event: Undercover in the alt-right

Our latest event for Bristol Cable members took us deep into the world of far-right politics. But what can we do to challenge these views?

Interview: Resisting the rise of the far right

The Cable speaks to HOPE not Hate organiser Nick Spooner before our sneak preview screening of Undercover with the Alt-Right.

Why Cable members are voting for change

It’s time to hear from members on which issue we should prioritise in our next campaign – making drug use safer or cleaning up our air.

This is why you should vote to make drugs safer

Reduce drug deaths, get needles off our streets and save money for emergency services. Vote now for a safe consumption room.

Bristolians deserve clean air. Vote for this campaign to help make it happen.

Members are voting on our next campaign: Radical action is needed to tackle Bristol’s deadly pollution. Let’s make it happen.

Vote online for the Cable’s next campaign and push for change in the city

We believe journalism is more than information. It’s power. And now it’s time to add your voice to create positive change in Bristol.

Why we go beyond flash in the pan reporting

In the digital age, news is turning into noise so we try to cut through that by telling the full story - from start to finish.

How we got people talking about drugs in Bristol

A look back on our November members meeting about drugs in Bristol, which left people feeling “connected”, “inspired" and “heard”.

6 ways the Cable is turning media ownership on its head

Newspapers should quite rightly be judged by what they print, but it’s high time to also focus attention on how they are run as businesses, and who they serve.

How we're creating the next Cable campaign together

We asked members what our next campaign should be… and you came up with some challenging and powerful ideas.

Addicted Bristol: Life and Death - why we're running this series

Bristol’s drug problem is threatening lives more than ever. We're launching a series of stories on the people fighting addiction, treating it and pushing for reform.

'Big difficulties' expected as universal credit comes to Bristol

As advice agencies and food banks are warning about the impact in Bristol, we'd like to hear your experiences.

The Cable view: A development for justice in this city, with the help of Cable members

The Cable led calls from across the city to #bootoutbailiffs - and we’re being heard.

Getting skilled up is just one way the Cable is shaking up the media

A look back at Media Lab 2018 - a free journalism course making the media more accessible.

Join our newsletter

Get the essential stories you won’t find anywhere else

Subscribe to the Cable newsletter to get our weekly round-up direct to your inbox every Saturday

Join our newsletter

Get the essential stories you won’t find anywhere else

Subscribe to the Cable newsletter to get our weekly round-up direct to your inbox every Saturday