We all need to talk, but not everyone can afford to
Talking therapies offer a lifeline for people with mental health problems – but for many are prohibitively expensive. Do you need to be rich in order to heal?
Rhymes against the state
Anarchist hip hop duo QELD have been knocking since 2007 but released their debut album, Kush Zombies, earlier this year. We caught up to chat music, politics, political incorrectness and sharing bills with punk bands
Shut the door on your way out
The number of pupils expelled from Bristol schools has surged. Rose White asks if the switch to academies is responsible, and what can be done to reverse the trend
In conversation with Ken Loach
The Cable grabbed an interview with the godfather of political cinema to ask him about his latest award-winning film, I, Daniel Blake, and his famous socialist politics...
Housewarming: Mayor Marvin Rees in City Hall
It’s been two months since Mayor Marvin Rees swept to victory in Bristol. In light of seismic political changes nationally, the Cable interviewed the new mayor to find out what he’s got in store for Bristol.
The profitable world of housing Bristol’s homeless
Bristol’s biggest provider of emergency family accommodation had been evicting settled tenants to turn flats into high rent emergency housing. We look further into the murky, profitable world of housing the city’s homeless.
‘We’re just as human as you’: one woman’s experience of being transgender and homeless
Bristol’s housing crisis means outreach services struggle to provide enough emergency accommodation, and homeless people scrape by on the streets.
Edition 8 out: A few words from the editorial team
The Cable’s been rufflingmade possible by co-op a few feathers over the last one and half years. But the aim with our reporting is not to be sensational, or needlessly strident.