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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.

We're hiring: Digital Technical Lead (Part time)

Lead the digital development of the Bristol Cable’s website and digital systems, so we can better engage audiences and members with our content and organisation....

We're launching a campaign to stop the council setting bailiffs on Bristolians. Here’s why.

Using muscle to collect debts is as old as money itself. But the Mayor and Bristol City Council must use fairer and more effective ways. It's time to #bootoutbailiffs.

We're hiring: Community media co-ordinator (Part time)

Support and train members of the Cable and the wider community to contribute to high quality journalism in a collaborative and accessible manner.

Help the Cable get the most out of the 2018 AGM

Members needed to help us build towards a great evening of co-operative media

The Bristol Cable wins major grant funding

What this exciting grant means for the Cable, how members got us here, and why it’s still all about membership.

Why we’re running a free course in the fundamentals of quality journalism

It’s free to access and you can apply up to the 12th of February

Co-op note: investing in what?

Much has been made recently about encouraging investment in Bristol – generally, for big headline-grabbing infrastructure projects. At the Cable we’ll be investing in the city in a different way over 2018, and we’re not talking about an underground network.

A few thoughts on 2017, and on to 2018!

We’re laying long term foundations with many lessons learned along the way. Here are some we will take forward into 2018.

'Pollution knows no postcode' - Cable members in Avonmouth chat dirty industry

We’ve been covering dirty industries in Avonmouth. This month’s meeting saw people from the neighbourhood discuss the issue.

Cable members in Knowle West talking about drugs

Our monthly members’ meeting took place in Knowle West this week, exploring drug related issues in the city

Finally: A victory on housing crisis transparency

A year later, the council have responded to calls to take on developers. Here is the Cable’s take. 

The Bristol Cable: inside your people-powered media

From edition 13, OUT NOW! Read more from this edition. When times are bad, we need public good more than ever. Austerity is under the...

Celebrating Bristol’s change makers

Edition 13: We’re looking at the city’s change makers, past and present. In its own way, the Cable is changing the rules - creating media owned and led by those it serves.

Co-op news: Cable members launch into action!

Using ‘big organising’ methods members are leading the way to turn the Cable into the UK’s first sustainable city-wide media coop. Photos: Norberto Fernandez Soriano

Members meeting: Sowing the seeds for a sustainable media co-op

Packed Cable meeting sees the launch of a pioneering membership campaign led by members for a sustainable media co-op.

Annual General Meeting “fun” shocker!

VOTING RESULTS INCLUDED. On Wednesday 5th April, 104 Cable members crowded into the Malcolm X centre in St Pauls for the Bristol Cable AGM 2017.

Advertising job: got what it takes?

The Bristol Cable is seeking a freelance advertising representative within Bristol

This month: issues and stories we focus on

Got any leads? Wonder what Cable content is being researched behind the scenes? Check out our media Coordinators’ areas of focus… This month Alec (@alecsaelens)...

A night with Poetic Pilgrimage; The Hip Hop Hijabis. 25.11.16

Conversation and music with Bristol born and bred Muslim Hip Hop and Spoken Word duo, expressing the world as they see it through the art...

In the interests of transparency: a window into the Cable

What is the ‘public interest’? If we were to judge it by the metrics of YouTube views or Facebook page likes, Psy’s Gangnam Style and Shakira would tick the box. Should the Cable publish predictable music videos or vacuous clickbait columns? The Cable media coordinators don't think so.

Bristol Cable’s 2nd Birthday Celebration!

The Cable is turning two years old, and we’d like to invite all members and contributors to join in with our celebration!

The Cable stands with migrants

Many of our readers and 1,200 members in Bristol are from migrant and refugee backgrounds. This statement has been directly prompted by such individuals.

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