Bristol’s recovery community: overcoming addiction together
In early September, Bristol hosted Recovery Festival - a celebration of people who have overcome addiction. Craig Johnson explains the importance of community when services are being stripped back.
Long read: Two years after Kamil Ahmad’s murder, there is cause for hope and anger
Disabled asylum seekers have faced appalling injustices for too long – action is needed.
NHS at 70: “Currently my biggest worry is nursing in the future”
Nurse Jeanette Jones has won an award for helping other nurses… but she fears for the future of the profession
Why are young people turning to prescription drugs?
The Cable speaks to John McGuirk, team leader and therapist at Off the Record, a mental health charity supporting 11-25 year olds.
Memories, challenges and the future of St Pauls Carnival
The Cable talks to some of the organisers about St Pauls carnivals' past and what’s new this year
Opinion: Our mayor has an open goal opportunity to help thousands. Will he take it?
There is a strong moral and financial case to drop the medieval practice of enforcing debts with hired heavies.
Rising up to open opportunities in the arts
Rising Arts Agency is helping young people of colour to break into the cultural sector.
Watch: Do mandem need feminism?
MANDEM are an organisation led by men of colour making moves and taking on important issues. In their latest event they explored how and why mandem need feminism.
“He said that he was nearby, and was going to come over and take my things”
This woman’s story of being on the sharp-end of the council’s debt collection policies.
Voices: “Why we’re shouting the names of Kurdish fighters from the rooftops of arms companies”
An activist protesting Bristol arms companies explains why they are putting names and stories to the victims of the arms trade.
Should strip clubs be banned?
The renewal of the licenses for two strip clubs in Bristol in March reignited debate in the city about the presence of sexual entertainment venues...