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?

Bristol’s growing gambling addiction: can anything be done?

Looking out for our wellbeing or spying on us?


Do me a solid!

What does ‘solidarity’ mean for social and environmental campaigns in Bristol, and how can we work together better?

People's History

From cockfighting arena to protected green space

Edition 8

Do Bristol schools pass the admissions test?

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

Why you should know about Bristol’s great Hindu reformer

One of Arnos Vale’s most distinctive tombs commemorates a remarkable man

A mission: ‘to inform, represent, educate and entertain’

This July, Bristol’s Ujima Radio is eight years strong

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...

A long overdue victory

A story of one Bristolian’s struggle against the giants of the construction industry