A picture of Somalis in Bristol
An intimate look at one of Bristol’s biggest communities.
Bringing the fight against apartheid to Bristol
Remembering Ron Press, the white South African dissident who became a leading light in Bristol activism.
OCD: fighting a battle inside my head
Nearly 70 overdoses and a stomach full of charcoal: one young woman shares her 18-month experience of obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Schools, children’s data… and immigration enforcement
The Cable interviews Jen Persson, director of the national campaign defenddigitalme, which aims to stop the government sharing the personal data of millions of children with a plethora of third parties – and the Home Office.
Clash Of The Skaters: Bristol Roller Derby
Roller derby is a fascinating, fast-paced yet relatively obscure sport – we went down to the recent Bristol Championships event in Bristol to capture images from the frontline.
In Bristol, people are turning to alternative unions like ACORN and the IWW to get their voices heard on critical issues such as housing and workplace inequality.
‘Rovers against racism’ – but is that enough?
Bristol Rovers just had their most successful season for 17 years, but barely any BAME fans saw them do it live.
We need a public good when times are bad
Communities and public services are suffering, the political landscape is in tumult and you can’t go five minutes without hearing somebody shout ‘fake news’.
The rise of right-wing Bristol millionaire Arron Banks
How did he get from a trading estate in Patchway to Trump’s golden elevator?
Ice cream scandal: the Lopresti business investigation continues…
Earlier this year we exposed the underpayment and poor working conditions at the Lopresti ice cream and property business. The allegations keep coming in.
The News in Brief: Cuts, and consultations about cuts
The News in Brief section of this edition's paper was dedicated almost entirely to the upcoming cuts to council services, which are out to consultation. The latest round looks to shave a few million pounds from support services to people with physical or mental health issues, the public toilets and the closure of half of the city's libraries. In addition, more news from the National Health Service and Bristol's housing developments.
Warnings about new synthetic drugs deserve to be taken seriously
Governments have cried wolf about drugs in the past, but warnings about new synthetic drugs are justified.