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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.

Hiring: Community and Events Organiser

The Bristol Cable is an internationally recognised pioneer in building a new model for journalism. We – 2000 members (and growing) – are changing what local media looks like: in what we produce, how it’s produced, and who owns it.

Edition 16 OUT NOW

Today, we are sending out copies of the magazine out to hundreds of Cable members. To get yours through the post, become a member and pay £3 or more a month. Otherwise, copies will be available for free from hundreds of venues across Bristol within the next week or so.

Listen: David Goldblatt on Putin, politics and #worldcupfever!

Award winning football author, David Goldblatt, delivered a fascinating talk on Putin, politics and football.

Cable members continue to shape a new media for Bristol

One hundred Bristol Cable members crammed in to the co-operative’s annual general meeting, proving once again that media in the public interest must be led...

Why we became Bristol Cable members (and why you should too!)

You can help sustain and grow the UK's only city-wide media co-op! The Bristol Cable makes media which holds power to account, raises up voices that need to be heard, and trains local people in media skills.

Watch: Gary Younge on the power of stories

At this event hosted by the Bristol Cable, renowned journalist Gary Younge explores how stories shape our lives, and his experience in hearing and telling them.

NHS members’ meeting: Tapping into our membership

We listen to the people of Bristol as well as our members to inform our journalism. This time is was all about the NHS.

Watch: An event to tackle the pale, male and stale media

‘Chat, meet, and action’, an event organised by the Cable is forging a new network to tackle the the lack of diversity in media together.

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