Bristol’s role in arming the world
Fighter jets with engines manufactured in Patchway are dropping missiles designed in Filton on Yemen. But can the defence sector be re-shaped to provide real security?
Bristol projects breaking down borders
What do Bristolian social workers, herbalists, and circus performers have in common? Using their skills to to provide direct aid to refugees, in border zones...
Not business as usual
Bristol’s small and medium-sized business sector is ethnically diverse – but BME-led businesses face barriers to growth and success. Could 2017 be the year when the city finally starts to celebrate its diverse business community instead?
It’s time to talk about HIV
With rates of HIV rising again, the support and education provided by organisations like the Brigstowe Project is more important than ever.
Reimagining Cathy: “Lots of people are struggling to pay the rent”
A new play responding to Ken Loach's classic Cathy Come Home is coming to the Trinity Centre. We caught up with writer Ali Taylor to discuss displacement, hidden homelessness and inviting audiences to challenge the system.
Who cares for carers?
Dorothy Cook is full-time carer of her husband Malvin. She discusses the ups and downs of caring, but has her life changed since the new...
Bristol’s growing gambling addiction: can anything be done?
Individuals seeking access to treatment for gambling addiction in the Bristol area have seen a steadily increasing rise over the last few years.
Looking out for our wellbeing or spying on us?
The anti-radicalisation Prevent programme in Bristol, debated.
Carillion’s Southmead secrets
The Cable’s reporter, Sid Ryan, gives you the latest on his long-running Freedom of Information Act battle, to try and work out how Southmead hospital will end...
Do Bristol schools pass the admissions test?
Local authority oversight raises questions about equality of access to education
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