St Pauls’ Carnival set to return next summer
In a sign of brighter days to come, community organisers have announced the revival of the St Paul’s Carnival for the 1st July 2017.
Famous slave trader celebrated in Bristol again
Protests against Edward Colston celebrations continued yesterday as official birthday event marked the end of a fortnight of celebrations and fundraising.
Mayor pressured to take on Government over cuts
Councillors, activists and trade union members joined council workers and members of the public on Tuesday to protest £92million of proposed cuts to Bristol City Council’s...
Blowing the whistle, without getting whacked
As we launch our training programme for journalists, let’s not forget about the real lifeblood of any news organisation – the sources.
Bringing braille back from the brink
Braille literacy has been in dramatic decline. Yet in Bristol, users and innovators are joining forces to create technology to save it.
This is about more than wolf-whistling
Attempts to get misogyny classed as a hate crime, as Nottinghamshire Police have done, are being twisted in the mainstream media. Ellie Vowles explains why it’s so important.
Black Lives Matter is an emergent force in the UK
The movement from the US is challenging today’s racism is all its forms, and can be just as relevant on this side of the Atlantic
Sex-work offences dramatically decline in Bristol as debate rages
Whilst the debate around criminalisation of sex work rages,there has been a steep decline in sex work related offences recorded by police within Bristol.
“Don’t go for the sob story”: Reporting on humanitarian crisis
How can journalists best tell the stories of people they meet in crisis situations? Al Jazeera’s Shafik Mandhai spoke to the Cable about his experience...
Council asks: Public, are you not engaged?
The council has been discussing how to make their committee meetings more engaging to the public, a topic dear to the heart of the Cable’s...
Precarious work: Bristol’s challenge
Migrant workers are most affected as Bristol attempts change of practices