Watch: The Bristol NGO taking plastic pollution to Westminster
This month, the EU banned all single-use plastic while England’s legalisation falls woefully behind. But Bristol-based charity City To Sea is demanding change.
Watch: Final fight over Bristol Airport expansion begins
Amid council infighting and climate inaction, a public inquiry starts on the South West's biggest climate decision. Priyanka Raval speaks to activists and local politicians to try and untangle how the inquiry works and who is throwing their hat into the ring.
Watch: 10 ways Bristol can reach net zero carbon by 2030
Bristol was the first city council to announce a climate emergency, and at the same time pledged to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2030. But with fewer than 9 years to go and a mammoth task ahead, what are the key steps that will help the city reach its ambitious target?
Watch: One year since Colston fell
Priyanka Raval speaks to anti-racism campaigners on the year since the Edward Colston statue was toppled, and questions whether the controversy surrounding it helped the movement – or simply unveiled divisions within the city.
Charities scramble to find homes for 60 homeless people cut loose from Everyone In scheme
Bristol City Council carried on support for Bristol’s homeless during the pandemic, long after the government withdrew funding, but now it’s coming to an end and charities are struggling to plug the gap.
Watch: WTF is the Metro Mayor and a green revolution?!
In this short documentary, the Cable unpacks what the Metro Mayor is ahead of the election and delves into the much touted 'Green Revolution'. Neil Maggs investigates on a day out in Avonmouth.
Watch: Viral – What’s causing mistrust in the Covid-19 vaccine?
Marcus Smith delves into why so many people of different stripes are distrustful of the vaccine in this Cable short documentary.
Watch: “I SEE” a poem to inspire and outrage, by Solomon O.B
“This is a movement, not a moment” : Watch Solomon OB’s performance of his poem “I SEE” written in the aftermath of the Black Lives Matter protests over the summer
Watch: Vulnerability, escapism and creativity, my experiences of lockdown as a young Bristolian
Lockdown left young people in the city feeling stranded, dislocated from their usual connections. Here, a young aspiring writer reflects on school, writing and the new sense of self-confidence that grew over those months
Watch: “Britons never, never have been slaves?”
A backtracked BBC decision earlier this year to not sing the words to Rule Britannia at the Proms kicked off the most recent debate about the song and Britain’s past and present.